The US Supreme Court justices did not have a relaxing weekend. On Saturday afternoon, the Republican National Committee (RNC) filed a request for an emergency ruling on a case about Wisconsins April 7 elections, with voters casting ballots in the presidential primary and general elections.
Some other states have delayed voting, postponing the presidential primaries while the coronavirus rages, but Wisconsinites are also voting for several local offices with terms beginning on April 20, making the election especially pressing.
The RNC wants the high court to stay a portion of a lower court injunction that extends the time for receiving and counting mail-in ballots to April 13, granted amid the coronavirus crisis. Its asking that any ballot postmarked after election day not be counted.
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