Nationwide, the GOP is attempting to suppress Democratically leaning voters to stave off a landslide defeat, and is unquestionably attempting to use HAVA to this purpose.
The case deals a political and legal body blow to Wisconsin Attorney General and John McCain co-chair J.B. Van Hollen, and delivers a victory to the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board and other voting rights advocates.
Lester Pines, a lawyer for the board, called the ruling ‘an absolute validation of the position of the board.’ ‘Judge Sumi’s decision was exceptionally scholarly, well-reasoned and supported by law,’ Pines said.
Similar voter suppression efforts by Republicans are under way in Ohio and numerous other states.
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