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Professors available on Wisconsin primary voting underway despite COVID-19

Despite efforts by the Democratic National Committee and Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers to delay the state’s primary election in light of COVID-19, voting is underway today in Wisconsin after successful challenges by Republicans. In a 5-4 ruling yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked extended voting in Wisconsin. 

Northwestern University political scientist Jaime Dominguez and Pritzker School of Law Professor Michael Kang are available for comment.  

Jaime Dominguez is an assistant professor of instruction in the department of political science in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern. His teaching and research focus on race and ethnicity, immigration, urban politics, Latino politics and Chicago politics. He can be reached at

Michael S. Kang is the William G. and Virginia K. Karnes Research Professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and a nationally recognized expert on campaign finance, election laws, voting rights, redistricting, judicial elections and corporate governance.He can be reached at