“Ruling Revision ‘Doesn’t Go Far Enough’, Vermont Secretary of State Tells Justice Kavanaugh”

Jess Bravin for the WSJ:

Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos isn’t satisfied with Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s revision to a recent voting-rights opinion that Mr. Condos said misstated his state’s election rules.

On Wednesday, Justice Kavanaugh revised a Monday opinion that originally said Vermont hadn’t changed its “ordinary election rules” in response to the coronavirus pandemic to state that it hadn’t changed its “ordinary election deadline rules,” after Mr. Condos complained that the justice overlooked a host of other measures the state took to help voters limit exposure to Covid-19.

“I’m glad he admitted a mistake and modified his opinion, but a one-word addition doesn’t go far enough,” Mr. Condos, a Democrat, said Thursday. “I will not sit idly by while Justice Kavanaugh uses factually incorrect information about the Green Mountain State as cover to erode voting rights in the middle of a pandemic-distressed election.”

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