Republicans consider moving ‘20 prez primary to help Kelly retain Supreme Court seat

Photo by Saiyna Bashir, The Capital Times
Photo by Saiyna Bashir, The Capital Times

Republican lawmakers have floated the possibility of pushing the 2020 presidential primary off the April ballot in a move that would possibly help the chances conservative Justice Daniel Kelly retain his seat on the Supreme Court, according to multiple GOP sources.
Gov. Scott Walker said yesterday he would consider the idea, even though it could mean creating a standalone election for the presidential primary that could add millions in costs to local election officials.
National party rules would penalize the state if Wisconsin moved the primary to February, when it was for 2004 and 2008.

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