WISCONSIN — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled against President Trump's lawsuit and latest attempt to overturn the state's election results.
The ruling came just an hour before Wisconsin's electoral college voters were set to confirm Biden's win in the state.
President Trump's legal team took the lawsuit to the state Supreme Court after losing in Milwaukee County Court last week. The court previously refused to hear the case before it went through lower courts.
Trump sought to have more than 221,000 ballots disqualified in Dane and Milwaukee counties, the two most heavily Democratic counties in the state.
The Supreme Court met in a rare weekend session to listen to arguments in the case. The decision came down just before 11 a.m. Monday.
Biden won Wisconsin by about 20,600 votes, a margin that withstood a Trump-requested recount in the state’s two largest counties of Milwaukee and Dane.
"The time to challenge election policies such as these is not after all ballots have been cast and the votes tallied... Rather than raise its challenges in the weeks, months, or even years prior, the Campaign waited until after the votes were cast. Such delay in light of these specific challenges is unreasonable," read the ruling.
"...the Campaign is challenging the— Steve Chamraz (@TMJ4Steve) December 14, 2020
rulebook adopted before the season began.
Election claims of this
type must be brought expeditiously. The Campaign waited until
after the election to raise selective challenges that could have
been raised long before the election."
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