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"Voters across the state have returned their absentee ballots for Tuesday's election without a witness signature, putting their votes at risk of not being counted.

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.... Over 1,100 voters have failed to provide a copy of a voter ID, like a driver's license, and are at risk of not receiving an absentee ballot. Some, many of them senior citizens, have resorted to sending selfie photos of themselves holding their IDs — not adequate proof under the state's voter laws.

Having a witness sign the ballot is a requirement in Wisconsin state law, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, and there are no exemptions. The commission upheld that requirement at a March 27 meeting."

THENEWS

"And those people could be the ones most vulnerable to suffering complications from COVID-19, including the elderly, immunocompromised, and those with chronic diseases. "

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Having a witness sign the ballot is a requirement in Wisconsin state law, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission TalktoSonic, and there are no exemptions. The commission upheld that requirement at a March 27 meeting.

THENEWS

"The misnamed Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty - a Bradley Foundation front group - filed a law suit demanding that nearly a quarter million voters be purged from voter rolls because they may have moved because they didn't respond to a letter within a month to voter caging letters.

Oh, and in what I am sure is just pure coincidence (not really), these voter caging letters just so happened to not be sent out in an impartial manner, but to target Democratic areas and areas with the highest African American populations, like Milwaukee and Madison."

"This voter purge is a barely disguised ploy to rig our democracy and win the 2020 election. It comes on the heels of remarks made by a top reelection adviser for Trump to fellow Republicans in Wisconsin, who said that "traditionally it's always been Republicans suppressing votes in places." (The adviser later said his remarks were taken out of context.) It's part of a broader conservative playbook being implemented across the country in which the goal is not to win democratic elections but to destroy democracy in order to win elections. "

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