Elections


Christ Troupis, a legal representative for President Donald Trump's campaign, addresses the three-member Dane County Board of Canvassers Friday at the Monona Terrace during the start of the recount in Dane and Milwaukee counties.(Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Trump’s Legal Team Had a Strategy for the Recount: Get to the WI Supreme Court

Attorneys find several reasons to challenge absentee ballots, and those cast by voters who are indefinitely confined.

Christine Neumann-Ortiz at Count Every Vote event
Crunching the Numbers: How to Interpret Biden’s Milwaukee Performance

Despite population loss, organizers spur a boost in turnout.

President Donald Trump addresses a crowd on the South Lawn of the White House Saturday. This was the president's first in-person appearance after being cleared by his doctors following his diagnosis and treatment of the coronavirus. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Trump Pays Wisconsin $3 Million to Recount Two Counties Where He Lost the Most

A full-state recount would cost $7.9 million, so the campaign is focusing on the state’s two largest counties for a cheaper recount.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at a drive-in election night event at the Chase Center in the early morning hours of November 04, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.
All 72 Wisconsin Counties Have Finished Certifying Results. Biden Is Still the Winner.

The margin barely budged after local elections officials double-checked their counts.

President-elect Joe Biden's campaign thanked Wisconsin's Indigenous communities Monday for turning out the vote in his favor. During the campaign, women leaders in this community (including those pictured) spoke on Biden's behalf. (Photo provided)
Biden Credits Indigenous Voters for Flipping Wisconsin

The voting block gave Biden a net 22,500 votes over Trump in Wisconsin, more than the margin of victory.

Donald Trump in Kenosha
Trump Will Have to Pay $7.9 Million Upfront for a Wisconsin Recount

The cost estimate is almost four times the cost of the 2016 recount, a reflection of increased costs due to COVID.

Poll worker Rebecca Brandt, center, feeds a voting tabulation machine with absentee ballots in the gym at Sun Prairie High School on Nov. 3 in Sun Prairie. The entire gym was dedicated to counting the absentee ballots. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
GOP Rep. in Charge of Baseless Election Investigation ‘Can’t Imagine’ Need to Overturn Results

The representative in charge of the Assembly’s election investigation criticizes his vice chair for suggesting, based on no evidence, declaring the election “null and void.”