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New salvo in expanding political fight over vote-by-mail as Wisconsin results come in


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Hours before results in Wisconsin’s controversial primary were expected to be reported, a conservative-leaning group is going up with a six-figure national ad buy taking aim at what it describes as “brazen attempts to manipulate the election system for partisan advantage” by some Democratic politicians and liberal activists who it says are “exploiting the coronavirus pandemic.”

The cable and digital ad by the Honest Elections Project spotlights the partisan battle in Wisconsin and beyond over last Tuesday’s primary, and broader efforts to expand mail-in voting.

Two last-minute moves by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and allied progressive and voting rights groups to postpone in-person voting and extend the deadline to vote by absentee ballot due to health concerns amid the pandemic were opposed by the GOP-controlled legislature and squashed by Wisconsin’s conservative-dominated Supreme Court.:snip:

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The cable and digital ad by the Honest Elections Project spotlights the partisan battle in Wisconsin and beyond over last Tuesday’s primary, and broader efforts to expand mail-in voting.

Of late I am seeing more pushing on Mail-In voting because of Spoiler Alert Covid-19. Evidently going to vote is now Life Threatening....or will this fall.

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