We are thrilled with today’s order from Chief U.S. District Judge James Peterson in Carey v. WEC! 

This order confirms that needing assistance from a person of their choice with completing and returning a ballot is a right that is protected by federal law. Therefore, the Wisconsin Election Commission is now required to issue guidance to municipal clerks to clarify their obligation under federal law to uphold the rights of Wisconsin voters with disabilities to have absentee ballot return assistance.

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