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Kaul Blasts Republicans Disputing Election

Kaul Blasts Republicans Disputing Election

AG says their “baseless attacks" undermine democracy and employ “Jim Crow strategy” to disenfranchise voters.

State Recount Turns Into Partisan Battle

State Recount Turns Into Partisan Battle

The partial-recount is focusing solely on Milwaukee and Dane counties.

Misplaced Flash Drive Twisted Into Voter Fraud Claim

Misplaced Flash Drive Twisted Into Voter Fraud Claim

Milwaukee’s chief election official says drive was "was never left unattended."

Legislator Pushes Illegal Election of Trump

Legislator Pushes Illegal Election of Trump

Committee chair wants to order electors to ignore state vote and give Trump the state’s electoral votes.

Vos Calls for Probe of State Election

Vos Calls for Probe of State Election

Cites concerns about voter fraud, offers no evidence.

False Claims Spread About Wisconsin Vote

False Claims Spread About Wisconsin Vote

After Wisconsin tipped for Biden, conservatives online claimed voter fraud.

Ballot Dropboxes A Safe Option for Absentee Voting

Ballot Dropboxes A Safe Option for Absentee Voting

Local clerks around the state have installed ballot dropboxes.

WI Supreme Court Sows Confusion After Declining Ballot Error Case

WI Supreme Court Sows Confusion After Declining Ballot Error Case

Outagamie and Calumet county election officials uncertain what to do with misprinted ballots

You Can Fix Your Rejected Ballot

You Can Fix Your Rejected Ballot

1,400 Wisconsin voters have turned in faulty absentee ballots. It’s not too late to fix it.

GOP Made It Harder to Vote in Wisconsin

GOP Made It Harder to Vote in Wisconsin

Especially for Black voters.

Voter Intimidation Is Illegal, Kaul Warns

Voter Intimidation Is Illegal, Kaul Warns

Threatening force, barring voters could result in jail time, attorney general warns.

Will Pro-Trump Militia Threaten Election Polls?

Will Pro-Trump Militia Threaten Election Polls?

State Elections Commission planning for gun-wielding intimidators at polling places.

State’s Election Technology Seen As Secure

State’s Election Technology Seen As Secure

But threats against it, worries about tampering, remain significant.

Absentee Ballot Applications Causing Confusion

Absentee Ballot Applications Causing Confusion

Check the Wisconsin election website to see if you've already requested a ballot.

Does Kanye West Live in Cody, Wyoming?

Does Kanye West Live in Cody, Wyoming?

That’s what his state presidential nomination papers say. Is that a problem?

Republican Attorney Files Kanye West’s Nomination Papers

Republican Attorney Files Kanye West’s Nomination Papers

Attorney Lane Ruhland is also currently representing the Trump campaign.

How Rejected Ballots Will Affect Upcoming Election

How Rejected Ballots Will Affect Upcoming Election

This spring, there were more than 23,000 ballots thrown out.

Voter Purge Push Threatens 129,000 Names

Voter Purge Push Threatens 129,000 Names

State Supreme Court will consider approach critics decry as voter suppression.

Why State’s Voting By Mail Was Chaotic

Why State’s Voting By Mail Was Chaotic

And how Wisconsin could prepare for fall election by mail only.

Murphy’s Law: Will Legislature Delay Election?
Murphy’s Law

Will Legislature Delay Election?

Life-and-death issue poses the most danger for Milwaukee. Only the Legislature can act.

Extra Pens, Sanitized Voting Machines

Extra Pens, Sanitized Voting Machines

Voting in spring election will be drastically changed by COVID-19, with many voting by mail.

Do Local Elections Avoid Certain Voters?

Do Local Elections Avoid Certain Voters?

Emphasis on frequent voters can mean poorer and minority areas are avoided.

Another Special Election Controversy

Another Special Election Controversy

This time Gov. Evers accused of playing politics on filling 7th congressional district seat.

State Officials Gear Up for Election

State Officials Gear Up for Election

Tuesday’s spring election not expected to have high turnout.

Audit of State’s Voting Equipment Launched

Audit of State’s Voting Equipment Launched

Elections Commission will audit sample, 5% of wards, due to election security concerns.

Who Will Appoint State Superintendent?

Who Will Appoint State Superintendent?

If Evers doesn’t resign until taking office as governor, he could appoint his successor.

Do Walker, Evers Campaign on State Time?

Do Walker, Evers Campaign on State Time?

Elected officials have looser rules for how much time they can take away from the job.

Illinois Cyber Hacking Worries Wisconsin

Illinois Cyber Hacking Worries Wisconsin

Election officials here work to prevent Russian hacking that gained access to 500,000 Illinois voters.

Will State Prevent Election Cyber Attacks?

Will State Prevent Election Cyber Attacks?

Cybersecurity experts warn Wisconsin’s system is vulnerable. What are state officials doing about it?

Murphy’s Law: Can City Solve Its Turnout Problem?
Murphy’s Law

Can City Solve Its Turnout Problem?

It badly trailed voter turnout in Madison and other areas in 2016.

Murphy’s Law: Scott Walker’s Big Lie
Murphy’s Law

Scott Walker’s Big Lie

Not doing special elections hasn’t saved money, it’s actually cost taxpayers. A lot.

Campaign Cash: Illegal Funding By Democratic Group?
Campaign Cash

Illegal Funding By Democratic Group?

WDC files complaint against Assembly group for violating campaign finance law.

Voting Wars: Wisconsin Has No Voter Impersonation Problem
Voting Wars

Wisconsin Has No Voter Impersonation Problem

Gov. Scott Walker says the lack of voter impersonation cases does not matter if there is a chance that even one vote is canceled out by fraud.

Voting Wars: College Students Face Unique Barriers to Voting
Voting Wars

College Students Face Unique Barriers to Voting

Courts have thrown out some requirements, but most college IDs can’t be used.

Op-Ed: Why GAB Must Be Disbanded
Op-Ed

Why GAB Must Be Disbanded

Government Accountability Board abused its power and had secret email system.

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Gives $650,000 to State GOP

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Gives $650,000 to State GOP

Most of last minute campaign donation may go to Gov. Walker, who made trip to Las Vegas to woo the casino magnate.

Murphy’s Law: The Latest Journal Sentinel Purge
Murphy’s Law

The Latest Journal Sentinel Purge

Some big names could be leaving the ever-shrinking newspaper.