Wisconsin Supreme Court to re-examine ruling that limited use of ballot drop boxes

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will reconsider a pivotal 2022 ruling that dramatically pared back the use of ballot drop boxes, a case that comes in the crucial swing state during an election year.

The state’s high court is set to start oral arguments in the case Monday. The court now has a 4-3 liberal majority, meaning that there is the potential for the 2022 ruling — when the court had a 4-3 conservative majority — to be overturned ahead of the November election. The decision will be closely watched given the stakes of the coming election.

Democrats have been pushing hard to overturn the 2022 ruling, which limited the use of absentee ballot drop boxes solely to the offices of election clerks. Former President Donald Trump has falsely claimed that the widespread use of ballot drop boxes in
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