Wisconsin voters braving lines in face masks — after a last-minute Supreme Court ruling against extending the absentee deadline — could foreshadow a nationwide legal struggle over how to conduct elections during the coronavirus outbreak, election experts say. Why it matters: “It’s a harbinger of what’s to come in the next skirmishes in the voting wars” from now through November, Richard Hasen, a professor and national election law expert at the University of California, Irvine, told Axios.
Wisconsin may be the start of the 2020 election wars
Axios, April 8, 2020
April 8, 2020