Supreme Court allows Wisconsin to throw away absentee ballots in gift to Republicans.

This is voter suppression.  WI has made a number of last-minute changes in response to the coronavirus, such as drastically reducing polling places.  Now, the Supreme Court told the state that it can’t make the changes that allow tens of thousands of its eligible persons to cast a ballot.  Read about it here.   #VoterSuppression

Queens Council Members Split Over Granting Non Citizens NYC Voting Rights | Jackson Heights Post

Considering expanding the vote to all residents of a locality regardless of citizenship status, read here.

Jan. 27, 2020 By Kristen Torres “The Queens delegation is split over a city bill that would grant green card holders and many other legal immigrants.”

Source: Queens Council Members Split Over Granting Non Citizens NYC Voting Rights | Jackson Heights Post

Federal Appeals Court Wades Into Felons’ Voting Rights Battle | Daily Business Review

Here, timing is everything.  The closer we get to an election, the less likely that the courts will interfere.

“Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration said the appellate ruling will ‘have far-reaching effects, as it will determine whether the state must comply with the court’s injunction in upcoming elections of national, state, and local significance in 2020.’”

Source: Federal Appeals Court Wades Into Felons’ Voting Rights Battle | Daily Business Review