The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday blocked Governor Tony Evers’ executive order that would have suspended in-person voting for Tuesday’s scheduled election until June due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 4-2 ruling from the court puts voting back in place for Tuesday’s election.  Evers’ executive order was calling for suspending in-person voting to June 9 “unless the Legislature passes and the Governor approves a different date for in-person voting.” In a press conference Monday, Evers said, “We expect more cases, we expect more deaths, we expect more tragedies.” He added, “With that in mind, I cannot in good conscience allow any type of gathering that would further the spread of this disease and to put more lives at risk.” “The state’s highest court has spoken: the governor can’t unilaterally move the date of an election,” Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, both Republicans, said in a statement applauding the court’s decision. Due to the ongoing legal battle, Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe instructed clerks to continue preparing for the election Tuesday as planned. “If the election is moved to the 9th we will adjust accordingly, but all we can do today is prepare for tomorrow,” Wolfe


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