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Wisconsin's Democratic governor postpones Tuesday's election until June over coronavirus

Reuters Monday, 6 April 2020
Democratic Governor Tony Evers issued an executive order on Monday postponing Wisconsin's primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but Republican legislative leaders said they would challenge it in the state Supreme Court.
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Democratic Governor Tony Evers moved on Monday to postpone Wisconsin's primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but Republicans said they would challenge the order in the state Supreme Court. Colette Luke has more.

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