Evers filing seeks overturn of decision banning absentee ballot drop boxes

Absentee ballot drop box in Madison for the 2020 election. CapTimes photo.

Absentee ballot drop boxes are allowed under Wisconsin statute and the state Supreme Court in 2022 incorrectly rewrote the law’s text to bar them, Gov. Tony Evers argued in a new brief.

Evers urged the court to reverse the 2022 ruling that barred their use, arguing that decision was unsound in principle and unworkable in practice. The then-conservative majority ruled voters returning their abs...

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