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After Wis. Supreme Court absentee ballot decision, disabled people sue

Four disabled people are asking a federal judge to ensure they can vote this fall. Wisconsin Supreme Court limited how absentee ballots can be returned after ruling this month. Those who filed Friday’s lawsuit say the ruling is dire for them and will prevent them from voting. The lawsuit reignites a dispute over how ballots are returned in a battleground state in the run-up to elections for governor and U.S. senator. Supporters of the ruling say it would help prevent what they dismiss as “ballot harvesting” in which partisan groups pick up ballots from voters and turn them over to election officials. Critics argue the ruling went too far because it prevents someone from returning the ballots of their family members when they turn in their own. The state Supreme Court ruling also banned the use of absentee ballot drop boxes

Attorney General Josh Kaul says state law allows voters to have