WED PM Update: Judge rules clerks can’t fill in missing witness information on absentee ballot envelopes

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From ... -- A Waukesha County judge today ordered the Wisconsin Elections Commission to rescind its 2016 guidance directing clerks to fill in missing information on absentee ballot envelopes, ruling state law only allows voters to fix such errors. Judge Michael Aprahamian said Wisconsin law clearly states only the witness is allowed to fill out or correct information in the witness information and address section on absentee ballot envelopes. "If our system of laws is to have any meaning, it must mean that laws are binding an...

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