The Wisconsin Senate passed several GOP-backed bills on Wednesday that would place more restrictions on absentee balloting—which Republicans have described as measures designed to safeguard elections in the state while Democrats alleged they are designed to suppress voter turnout. A measure approved during a voice vote included placing restrictions on ballot drop boxes, which were widely used in Wisconsin during the general election on Nov. 3. The new bill would stipulate that municipalities won’t have more than four drop boxes, although that depends on their population. “This bill enables the voters to have another option to vote, and it’s in a secure place,” Sen. Alberta Darling, a Republican, said about the legislation, according to WPR. “I think people care about the integrity of elections.” Another bill passed by the Senate would make individuals who are deemed “indefinitely confined,” meaning that they can’t leave their homes due to their health conditions, …

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