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Good morning. Here are the latest news and updates that our team at Future Majority is tracking.
Despite Evers’ executive order, the Supreme Court rules primary day in Wisconsin must go on.
A series of court rulings overruled Governor Evers’ efforts to delay in-person voting in the state of Wisconsin by two months and extend the absentee ballot deadline. Despite concerns of large groups of people gathering at polls in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Court ruled that it must be business as usual -- effectively forcing voters to choose between risking their health or being disenfranchised if they could not meet the absentee ballot deadline.
The Republican-led legislature in the state is pleased with the Court’s ruling as a low-turnout election will likely benefit their preferred candidate for the State Supreme Court election that will also be held today.
Biden continues his significant lead over Sanders nationally:
A new Morning Consult poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden with a perhaps insurmountable lead over Senator Bernie Sanders:
- Biden: 61%
- Sanders: 36%
Biden holds a narrow lead over Trump in the potential general election matchup:
Registered voters in the same Morning Consult poll preferred Biden by a margin of 4 points over Trump:
- Biden: 46%, Trump: 42%
- Sanders: 45%, Trump: 43%
In both matchups, 12% of voters were undecided.
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