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Elections Commission Stalls Vote By Mail Plan

Elections Commission Stalls Vote By Mail Plan

Wisconsin Elections Commission delays voting on a plan to mail absentee ballot request forms to all registered voters for November election.

Wisconsin Dentist Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion
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Wisconsin Dentist Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

Directed Patients to Pay in Cash

Data Wonk: Why Was Election in Pandemic Required?
Data Wonk

Why Was Election in Pandemic Required?

So ruled both the Wisconsin and U.S. Supreme Court. Let’s examine their reasoning.

Karofsky Easily Defeats Kelly

Karofsky Easily Defeats Kelly

54-46 margin for liberal candidate in race for Wisconsin Supreme Court.

City Accepts Ballots Without Clear Postmarks

City Accepts Ballots Without Clear Postmarks

390 of 11,141 ballots received after election day had missing or illegible post marks.

The State of Politics: Many Heroes Amid Election Chaos
The State of Politics

Many Heroes Amid Election Chaos

The most decentralized election system in America struggled but showed heroism.

Thousands of Absentee Ballots Might Not Count

Thousands of Absentee Ballots Might Not Count

Wisconsin Elections Commissions deadlocks on what to do about unpostmarked ballots.

No Election Results Until April 13th

No Election Results Until April 13th

Results won't be reported until next week, to allow time for all absentee ballots to arrive.

Absentee Ballots Must Be Mailed Back By April 7th

Absentee Ballots Must Be Mailed Back By April 7th

All absentee ballots must be postmarked and mailed Tuesday. US Supreme Court rules on Wisconsin election.

Wisconsin GOP Leaders Make No Election Changes in Special Session

Wisconsin GOP Leaders Make No Election Changes in Special Session

And appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to block absentee balloting extension.

WisGOP Statement Upon Filing Appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court
Appeals Court Upholds Absentee Ballot Extension

Appeals Court Upholds Absentee Ballot Extension

Denies Republican appeal but restores requirement for witness signature on absentee ballots.

Governor Evers Calls Special Legislative Session To Delay Election

Governor Evers Calls Special Legislative Session To Delay Election

Will the Legislature act? Evers wants mail-in election.

Gov. Evers’ Statement on Judge Conley’s Order Regarding Upcoming April 7 Election
Absentee Ballot Deadlines Extended, Election Not Delayed by Federal Judge

Absentee Ballot Deadlines Extended, Election Not Delayed by Federal Judge

Ballots must now be received by April 13th at 4 p.m., a six day delay.

Vote Absentee, Local Officials Plead

Vote Absentee, Local Officials Plead

Barrett, Abele warn that crowds at polling centers represent a threat to public health.

Fourth Election Lawsuit Arguing for Postponement

Fourth Election Lawsuit Arguing for Postponement

This one filed by advocacy groups arguing that maintaining the election will disenfranchise minorities.

City Will Accept Absentee Ballots, Serve as Required Witness at Five Sites

City Will Accept Absentee Ballots, Serve as Required Witness at Five Sites

56,000 absentee ballots requested already. Lawsuits pending in court could change election.

Milwaukee Cancels Early Voting

Milwaukee Cancels Early Voting

UPDATE: Barrett calls for election to be postponed or switched to mail-in only voting.

Online Voter Registration Reinstated by Federal Judge

Online Voter Registration Reinstated by Federal Judge

You still have time to register to vote absentee. Republican Party sought to have suit dismissed.

Legislators Can’t Intervene in Abortion Case, Court Says

Legislators Can’t Intervene in Abortion Case, Court Says

Leaves Attorney General Kaul to defend state in Planned Parenthood challenge to GOP-passed abortion law.

Vos May Amend Pre-Existing Conditions Bill

Vos May Amend Pre-Existing Conditions Bill

Open to some changes Evers wants, but not others. Vote scheduled for today.

Legislators Can’t Block Liberals On Twitter

Legislators Can’t Block Liberals On Twitter

Federal judge rules that One Wisconsin Now can’t be blocked from twitter feed of Vos, other GOP lawmakers.

Federal Court Sides With One Wisconsin Now in Twitter Blocking Lawsuit Against Republican State Representatives
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Federal Court Sides With One Wisconsin Now in Twitter Blocking Lawsuit Against Republican State Representatives

‘A Victory for Open, Transparent and Accountable Government’

Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography Involving Infant and Toddler
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Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography Involving Infant and Toddler

This investigation was a part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice.

Governor Walker, Wisconsin Attorney General Agree to Pay for Overzealous Pursuit of Unconstitutional Restrictions on Safe, Legal Abortion
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Governor Walker, Wisconsin Attorney General Agree to Pay for Overzealous Pursuit of Unconstitutional Restrictions on Safe, Legal Abortion

"Federal courts not only found that this law violated the U.S. Constitution but also compromised women’s health in Wisconsin."

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ruling to Protect Women’s Continued Access to Safe and Legal Abortion in Wisconsin
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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ruling to Protect Women’s Continued Access to Safe and Legal Abortion in Wisconsin

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Applauds Decision Declaring Admitting Privileges Law Unconstitutional

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Back in Court Fighting for Health and Safety of Wisconsin Women
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Back in Court Fighting for Health and Safety of Wisconsin Women

Governor Walker Continues Relentless Attempts to Restrict Abortion

Federal Court Rules to Protect the Health and Safety of Wisconsin Women
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Federal Court Rules to Protect the Health and Safety of Wisconsin Women

“This victory ensures that women in Wisconsin can make their own private health care decisions without interference from politicians,” says Planned Parenthood

Capitol Police unlawfully arrest peaceful singers
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Capitol Police unlawfully arrest peaceful singers

This afternoon, the Wisconsin Capitol Police issued approximately 40 citations resulting from a peaceful gathering in the Capitol rotunda, according to observers.

Federal Court Hands Governor Walker Third Defeat This Month
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Federal Court Hands Governor Walker Third Defeat This Month

Health care lawsuit against his administration moves forward

Repeal of forced ultrasound bill introduced
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Repeal of forced ultrasound bill introduced

Democratic legislators vow to continue fight

Victory for free speech in State Capitol
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Victory for free speech in State Capitol

Unconstitutional Capitol access policies struck down