Wisconsin Republicans ask U.S. Supreme Court to block extended absentee voting
Wisconsin Republicans say they're asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary.
Wisconsin is moving ahead with in-person voting despite concerns about the public health risks of the coronavirus crisis.
A federal judge rejected lawsuits seeking to postpone the election but extended absentee voting by six days.
The GOP says that raises concerns about election security.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers called a special session for Saturday and asked Republicans to shift the election to all-mail with absentee voting into late May.
Republicans said they wouldn't do it.