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Federal judge declines to delay Wis. primaries, set for Tuesday

Apr 03, 2020 - The Washington Post

A federal judge on Thursday declined to postpone Wisconsin's scheduled April 7 presidential primaries amid widespread worries that holding elections during the coronavirus pandemic could risk public health and curtail access to the polls.

The ruling from U.S. District Judge William M. Conley means Wisconsin will remain the only one of 11 states originally scheduled to hold contests in April that has not postponed or dramatically altered voting amid the pandemic.

However, in a 53-page...