Grave Threats to Voting Rights in the Wisconsin Election

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“The path for Wisconsin voters was fraught by voter suppression, the lobbying of conservative organizations and the failure of the Supreme Court to uphold civil liberties in a time of health crisis,” Goodwin writes. Pictured: Poll worker Alicia Walker works at Marshall High School in Milwaukee on April 7, 2020. (Coburn Dukehart / Wisconsin Watch)

On Wednesday, voters in Wisconsin woke to the news that Judge Jill Karofsky secured a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court—soundly defeating Justice Daniel Kelly, an incumbent, currently serving on the court. 

Many Wisconsinites view her victory as pivotal for the promotion of equality generally, and women’s rights in particular, given Judge Karofsky’s celebrated legacy as a legal advocate for victims of domestic violence.  That she overcame the negative “Willie Horton” type ad campaign launched by her opponent speaks…

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