The Wisconsin Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision Monday, decided to keep the Green Party off of the state’s presidential ballot, greenlighting an immediate start to that state’s mail-in voting and likely giving a boost to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
The decision reverses an earlier Wisconsin high court ruling, temporarily halting the start of voting in Wisconsin.
“Less than a week ago, the high court abruptly halted the delivery of absentee ballots across the state in order to consider granting Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins and vice-presidential candidate Angela Walker ballot access after the Wisconsin Elections Commission denied them on a 3-3 party-line vote,” local outlet, Madison.com reported.
Monday, though, the missing justice — a conservative-backed member — weighed in, making the decision 4-3 in favor of the state’s request to deny the Green Party ballot access: “In the 4-3 unsigned decision, the court ruled it was simply too late into election season to grant any relief. The court’s three