Republicans seek to have absentee ballot lawsuit moved to Waukesha

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

Republicans who sued to prevent local clerks from adding missing information from witness addresses on absentee ballots want a Dane County lawsuit over what constitutes a complete address moved to Waukesha County.

Rise Inc. and a fourth-year UW-Madison student who works for the organization last month filed the suit seeking an order that would bar local clerks from rejecting absentee ballots if witnesses left off bits of their addresses, such as the ZIP code.

It was filed after a Waukesha County judge issued a ruling barring local clerks from curing absentee ballots by filling in missin...

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