(CNN)As voters arrived at the polls in Wisconsin on Tuesday in the midst of a pandemic, the images of snaking lines, mask-clad citizens and apprehensive poll workers reinforced by National Guard troops provided an early glimpse into the fight over voting rights that could surround November’s critical general election. The prelude to the Wisconsin primary on Tuesday was utter chaos, punctuated by two late-night legal decisions — one from the Wisconsin Supreme Court, another by the United States Supreme Court — that gave the final green light to voting just hours before polling places opened in the state.Republicans, after the courts stopped Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ bid to postpone the election and halted a lower court’s ruling that would have given voters an extra six days to return their mail-in ballots, cheered that voting would continue as scheduled. They argued Democrats were looking to rewrite voting laws and opportunistically using the deadly outbreak to do so.While Democrats and voting rights advocates are resigned to the disarray that led Wisconsin to holding its primary, many see it as a proof point the party and its allies must do more before November to prevent the battleground state from becoming a foreboding sign

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