Elections


President Donald Trump removes his mask upon return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 5 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Wisconsin, Besieged by a Pandemic, Will See Another Risky Trump Rally This Weekend

Waukesha is already safe GOP turf, but the president is coming Saturday night.

Melissa Gavin of Cross Plains talks about how flood waters reached and damaged her house in 2018. Gavin attributes the flooding to climate change. (Photo © Andy Manis)
What It Means for Wisconsin: Trump vs. Biden on Climate Change

Wisconsin’s climate is expected to warm by 4 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit and see 5% more precipitation by 2060, unless current trends are reversed.

Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. (Graphic via Tania Lili for COURIER)
What It Means for Wisconsin: Trump vs. Biden on Immigration

Immigrants contribute billions to the state economy each year, and immigrant-owned businesses employ more than 55,000 Wisconsinites.

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What It Means for Wisconsin: Trump vs. Biden on Tax Plans

Income inequality has been skyrocketing for years. Here’s what Trump and Biden plan for your taxes.

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Some Wisconsinites Are Using the Wrong Ballot Drop Boxes. Here’s How to Avoid That Mistake.

Local clerks usually cover the time and expense of mailing ballots to a voter’s actual hometown, but don’t take that courtesy for granted.

Robert Spindell, left, and Dean Knudson, two Republican members of the Wisconsin Elections Commission on Tuesday opposed spending $750,000 in remaining federal coronavirus relief funds on a voter-education advertisement campaign. They say they did not want any money going toward social media platforms, Google, or newspapers that aren't "neutral." (Screenshot)
GOP Election Commissioners Vote Against Spending Extra $750,000 on Voter-Education Ads

Commissioner says he “would rather send [federal money] back to the Federal Treasury” than run a social media ad campaign running up to the election.

Supporters of President Donald Trump pack together at a campaign rally at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport on October 17, 2020 in Janesville, Wisconsin.
Health Group to Trump: Please Just Stop Your ‘Super-Spreader’ Rallies Already

Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Governor joins demand that the president stop holding events that put lives at risk and normalize unsafe behavior.