Justices question who may return ballots during arguments in drop box lawsuit


Several of the Supreme Court’s liberal members suggested it was “absurd” to argue that it’s illegal for a spouse or child to place a voter’s ballot in the mailbox at the end of their driveway under Wisconsin law.
But attorney Rick Esenberg, arguing for the conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty during oral arguments yesterday, countered it’s simply the strict construction the Legislature put into law when it allowed the privilege of voting absentee.
WILL filed a lawsuit seeking to ban the use of absentee drop boxes and only allow voters to return absentee ballots in person at t...

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