WI Legislators Sue To Block Election Ballot ‘Curing’

Process Gives Clerks Power To Edit Absentee Ballots

At a glance

  • Wisconsin legislators have gone to court to fight the state Election Commission’s guidance on election “curing,” meaning the ability to add information to absentee ballots.
  • The lawmakers have asked the court for a temporary injunction to block ballot curing.
  • “The rules for how elections should be carried out should not be changing weeks before the election,” said Wisconsin state Rep. Janel Brandtjen (R-Menomonee Falls).

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