The US Supreme Court is handling its first emergency pandemic matter—it’s about elections

Apr 06, 2020 - Quartz

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 Wisconsin’s 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 Ap...