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Wisconsin Republicans want to limit ballot drop boxes

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Posted at 5:22 PM, Feb 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 18:22:20-05

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ballot drop boxes would not be allowed anywhere other than election clerk offices in Wisconsin under a new Republican-authored proposal in the state Legislature.

Another bill unveiled Wednesday would require that only voters, not elections officials, could fill out information on absentee envelopes.

The latest bills add to a growing list of GOP-authored measures addressing issues raised by former President Donald Trump and his supporters following President Joe Biden’s narrow win.

The bills are all-but-certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who has spoken out against GOP attempts to make absentee voting more difficult.

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