Pandemic Reduced Black Vote, Study Finds

Pandemic Reduced Black Vote, Study Finds

Study finds lack of polling places, fear of COVID-19 reduced April turnout of Black city voters by nearly 10%.

Did April Election Hike COVID-19 Cases?

Did April Election Hike COVID-19 Cases?

Multiple studies differ on impact of in-person voting in Wisconsin during pandemic.

Elections Commission Notes ‘Lessons Learned’

Elections Commission Notes ‘Lessons Learned’

Report says 23,186 ballots in April election were rejected and 120,989 never returned.

Wisconsin Elections News: WEC Releases Analysis of Absentee Voting in April 7 Spring Election
Election’s Impact on County’s COVID-19 Cases Unclear

Election’s Impact on County’s COVID-19 Cases Unclear

Final report shows 54 cases, but might be low or high, many questions remain.

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.

At Least 40 COVID-19 Cases Tied to Election in Milwaukee

At Least 40 COVID-19 Cases Tied to Election in Milwaukee

Number up five-fold from Monday, final report still pending.

Data Wonk: Did Republicans Doom Dan Kelly?
Data Wonk

Did Republicans Doom Dan Kelly?

Many voters in red counties opposed him, perhaps in anger at being forced to vote in a pandemic.

City Hall: 7 COVID-19 Cases From In-Person Voting?
City Hall

7 COVID-19 Cases From In-Person Voting?

Likely to rise as Health Department reviews all data. Council pushes for absentee voting.

Murphy’s Law: Republicans Suppress Their Own Voters
Murphy’s Law

Republicans Suppress Their Own Voters

Because they thought even more Democrats would be discouraged. They were wrong.

Wisconsin’s Missing Absentee Ballots

Wisconsin’s Missing Absentee Ballots

New Elections Commission data shows huge number of ballots across the state didn’t arrive on time.

Op Ed: Weaponizing the Pandemic
Op Ed

Weaponizing the Pandemic

April in-person election amounted to Republican terrorism. The way forward is voting by mail.

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.

Democratic Turnout Surged in Election

Democratic Turnout Surged in Election

High absentee voting in Milwaukee, Dane counties. State results mirrored Tammy Baldwin win in 2018.

Larson Concedes to Crowley in Tight Race

Larson Concedes to Crowley in Tight Race

Crowley will be first African American Milwaukee County Executive elected in history.

12 Election Takeaways

12 Election Takeaways

How high was turnout, lawyers will be busy, girl power, streetcar wins again and a new council president?

Biden Wins Big Over Sanders

Biden Wins Big Over Sanders

63 to 31 margin in state presidential primary; Biden criticizes holding of in-person election.

Karofsky Easily Defeats Kelly

Karofsky Easily Defeats Kelly

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

Wisconsin Working Families Party Candidates Win Key Seats Across The State
Murphy’s Law: 21 Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

21 Winners and Losers

Beyond the candidates, what was the election about, who were the other winners and losers?

Chris Larson Statement on Updated Election Results
Rep. David Crowley declares victory in County Executive race
Some 6,000 City Ballots Lost in Mail

Some 6,000 City Ballots Lost in Mail

Ballots from Fox Point, Appleton, Oshkosh also lost. All went to downtown Milwaukee postal office.

Federal Lawsuit Challenges April Election

Federal Lawsuit Challenges April Election

Alleges voters were disenfranchised, seeks re-vote for them.

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.

“Voter Suppression At Its Worst,” DNC Chair Tom Perez Says

“Voter Suppression At Its Worst,” DNC Chair Tom Perez Says

National Democratic Party may sue over Wisconsin's April 7th election.

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.

Why Many Absentee Ballots Lack Postmarks

Why Many Absentee Ballots Lack Postmarks

Apparently the U.S. Supreme Court never checked how metered mail works.

Letter to Attorney Generals
Milwaukee Election Commission “Zoom Bombed”

Milwaukee Election Commission “Zoom Bombed”

While attempting to decide what to do about ballots, meeting is interrupted by graphic content.