Judge extends deadline for absentee ballots to be received in Wisconsin

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The ruling, which says absentee ballots postmarked by Election Day can be counted if received up to six days after Election Day, will almost certainly be appealed.
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Federal judge extends deadline for Wisconsin ballots
A federal judge has extended the deadline to receive absentee ballots in Wisconsin for the November election. If the ruling is not appealed, we will not know who officially won Wisconsin for a week after the election.

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In April, the court had assumed an extension was permissible, though it insisted that ballots be mailed and postmarked before Election Day.
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State in the upper Midwest region of the United States
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