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Why Is Wisconsin Holding an Election During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

The New Yorker, April 7, 2020

April 7, 2020

Why Is Wisconsin Holding an Election During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

As Richard L. Hasen, an election-law expert at the University of California, Irvine, wrote on his blog late Monday, “It is a very bad sign for November that the Court could not come together and find some form of compromise here in the midst of a global pandemic unlike anything we have seen in our lifetimes.” Wisconsin is voting on Tuesday in an election that can be described as neither free nor fair.