Wisconsin Judge Orders Up to 209K Voter Names Be Deleted

The Wisconsin Elections Commission asked the judge to stay his order of contempt pending an appeal of his ruling, but the judge denied the request.

  • Published 13 January 2020

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PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Monday found the state’s election commission to be in contempt and ordered the bipartisan panel to immediately begin removing up to 209,000 names from the state’s voter rolls or face hundreds of dollars in fines for each day they don’t. Judge Paul Malloy said in his ruling that “ time is of the essence in this case” and cannot wait for an Appeals Court or the… Read at AP News