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Does Wisconsin law say that curbside voting must be an option for voters with disabilities?

Yes. Wis. Stat. § 6.82(1) requires that curbside voting be available to people who are unable to enter the polling place due to disability. Two poll workers bring a ballot to a voter with a disability and conduct voting near the polling place entrance or at the voter’s vehicle.

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Did Tony Evers veto a bill that would have created criminal penalties for riot-related actions?

Yes. In March, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers vetoed Senate Bill 296, which created a definition for “riot” and provided criminal penalties for participation in one. He stated that current laws already prohibit these activities and that the law could lead to First Amendment violations.