Conservative activist pleads not guilty in absentee ballot case

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

H.O.T. Government President Harry Wait pleaded not guilty to two felonies and two misdemeanors after he illegally requested absentee ballots for Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Racine Mayor Cory Mason.

Ahead of yesterday's hearing, Wait read a speech outside the courthouse, likening his actions to civil disobedience to expose what he says are vulnerabilities in a state website that allows voters to request absentee ballots through their local clerks. The state Elections Commission has countered there is no unique vulnerability in MyVote.org compared to requesting an absentee ballot via emai...

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