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The U.S. Supreme Court as seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
US Supreme Court Sides with GOP and Kills Extension for Wisconsin Absentee Ballots

If you mail it on Election Day, it’ll arrive too late and be thrown out.

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Wisconsin Voters Have Been Screwed Over by Gerrymandering for Years. Will It Happen Again?

Rigged maps from 2011 lead to an Assembly and Senate out of whack with the people’s preferences nearly a decade later.

Milwaukee's Charles Allis Art Museum served as a polling station on Aug. 11. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
What You Need to Know About Voting If You Move Between Now and Election Day in Wisconsin

Republicans changed the rules for determining whether you can vote in your new neighborhood.

Fiserv Forum
Milwaukee Cancels Early Voting at Miller Park and Fiserv Forum After Republican Threat

A GOP lawsuit and a conservative state Supreme Court could lead to ballots being challenged, thrown out.

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Wisconsin Prepares Celebration to Mark 100 Years of Women’s Voting Rights

State was first to ratify the 19th Amendment, but suffrage didn’t come without a long battle and many setbacks.

Racine County to Residents: We Don't Need Your Voice In Deciding Fair Maps
Racine County to Residents: We Don’t Need Your Voice in Deciding Fair Maps

Supervisors in Robin Vos’ home county vote down a measure to put an advisory referendum on the November ballot.

Clerk Who Said She Could "Do Anything Behind the Scenes" Now Faces Ethics Investigation
Clerk Who Said She Could ‘Do Anything Behind the Scenes’ Now Faces Ethics Investigation

Marathon County Executive Committee members voted Monday to move forward with ethics investigation against its county clerk.