Elections


Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael J. Gableman, pictured here in 2011, has been hired by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) to investigate baseless concerns over the 2020 election. The investigation is one of many nationwide as Republicans follow the lead of former President Donald Trump and work to undermine faith in the electoral process. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal, Pool Photo via AP File)
‘This Isn’t a Real Investigation’: Email Sent by Gableman to Election Clerks Raises Alarm

Communication from an unofficial Gmail account brings about security concerns as GOP investigators continue to undermine election integrity.

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Maps Are Supposed to be Redrawn This Year. Republicans Want to Delay the Process, Upholding Their Gerrymander.

Census tampering by former President Trump is delaying results and delaying plans to put fair maps in front of voters for the next decade.

Poll workers in Ashland during the April 7, 2020 election. (Contributed photo)
Wisconsin Democrats Want to Require GOP Lawmakers to Walk a Mile in Poll Workers’ Shoes

Bill would mandate Election Day service. Goal is to reduce unfounded claims about election integrity.

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Different Approaches on Fixing Elections vs. ‘The Fix Is In’

Ranked-choice voting could lead to more independent candidates and less extreme behavior by major party candidates.

State Supreme Court Rejects Right-Wing Legal Group’s Effort to Deregister 70,000 Voters

Two conservative justices join liberals in striking down the attempted deregistration of tens of thousands of voters.

Jill Underly will become Wisconsin's next State Superintendent of Public Instruction. (Photo provided)
Underly Wins State Superintendent Post While GOP Holds On to Two Legislative Seats

Conservative-backed candidates win two Court of Appeals judgeships as voters take part in local, non-partisan elections.

Voters cast their ballots last November at the Zwingli United Church of Christ in the Dane County community of Paoli. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Election Day Is Here: Local Offices and State Education Leader Among the Contests

Polls are open until 8 p.m. for spring non-partisan races and two special elections to fill vacant seats in the state Legislature.