The Wisconsin Supreme Court handed Dems a HUGE victory on Monday, ruling that the Green Party will not be on the ballot this November:
BREAKING: In 4-3 decision, Wisconsin Supreme Court keeps the Green Party ticket off of Wisconsin's ballot.
Conservative Justice Brian Hagedorn joins the court's three liberals to form a majority.
This means clerks do not have to reprint ballots and can now mail them.
— Patrick Marley (@patrickdmarley) September 14, 2020
The vote was 4-3 with conservative Justice Hagedorn voting with the liberals on the court:
Justice Hagedorn is emerging as the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s John Roberts—very conservative, but not a total nihilist. By voting with the liberals 4–3 to keep the Green Party off the ballot, he just saved Wisconsin from a complete election meltdown. https://t.co/0RcT1yUfcF
— Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) September 14, 2020
The case had delayed the mailing of absentee ballots:
BREAKING: Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects Green Party bid to get on the state's presidential ballot, clearing the way for clerks to resume mailing absentee ballots to more than 1 million voters who have requested one. https://t.co/S6kvf1Q788
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 14, 2020
The Green Party’s reaction? “We got screwed”:
Green Party presidential candidate on Wisconsin ballot rejection: 'We got screwed' https://t.co/pfOieFAgBB
— WISN 12 NEWS (@WISN12News) September 15, 2020
If you recall 2016, the Green Party was seen as a spoiler to Hillary’s coronation:
In the Wisconsin 2016 final results, Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump by 22,748 votes.
The Green Party got 31,072 votes. https://t.co/K6z9DtumSg
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) September 14, 2020
But libs are happy:
Huge news out of Wisconsin https://t.co/TSImool7R9
— Fight For 15 (@fightfor15) September 14, 2020
Best news of the day, by a mile.
Absentee ballots in Wisconsin can be mailed as scheduled, now.
Plus there will be no Green Party spoiler on the ballot, so the choice will be crystal clear :
Fascism or democracy, Trump or Biden. https://t.co/nxAXPb6hKa
— Ady Barkan (@AdyBarkan) September 14, 2020
Think this puts Biden over top in key swing state of WI-/ Wisconsin’s Top Court Rules Against Reprinting of Ballots, Avoiding Election Chaos https://t.co/96AO1X6N05
— Katrina vandenHeuvel (@KatrinaNation) September 15, 2020
Green Party candidate admits Republicans are helping him get on the ballot in Wisconsin: https://t.co/z1R5ZSIlkG
— Amy Gardner (@AmyEGardner) September 12, 2020
Funny enough, the exact opposite thing is happening in Pennsylvania with Dems trying to keep the Green Party off the ballot in the Keystone State as well:
You can't make this up: Wisconsin Democrats just justified blocking the Green Party from the ballot by saying that allowing them on would delay printing & mailing. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania Democrats are delaying printing & mailing in order to block the Green Party from the ballot.
— Ben Spielberg (@BenSpielberg) September 16, 2020
Dems are all for helping people vote, as long as it’s for THEIR guy.