Stories tagged: "drop boxes"

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Checked Again, Confirmed Again—No Major Issues with Ballot Drop Boxes Across the Country in 2020

Associated Press nationwide survey finds no widespread fraud, theft, or vandalism to affect the results. No cases reported in Wisconsin. But disinformation from ‘2,000 Mules’ propaganda film allows doubts to linger.

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Trump Tries Yet Again to Pressure Wisconsin’s Top Republican into Illegally Throwing Out 2020 Election Results

Even as the Jan. 6 Committee meticulously outlines the ways the former president tried without merit to overturn his loss, Trump called Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to wrongly claim a state Supreme Court ruling undoes his defeat.

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Trump’s Former Attorney General Laughed at Claims About ‘Mules,’ the Same Claims Given a Forum by Wisconsin Republicans

The January 6 Committee showed video of Bill Barr laughing about the claims in the movie “2000 Mules.” That laugh could have been useful in March when Assembly Republicans turned a hearing over to conspiracy theorists.

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Ballot Drop Boxes Stay for Tuesday’s Primary, but They Won’t Be Allowed on April 5

Supreme Court conservatives let a ban on drop boxes stand for April, even after the court protected their use for Tuesday.

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes speaks with small business owners and Wausau Mayor Katie Rosenberg, left, during an event Tuesday in Wausau. Barnes, one of 14 Democrats seeking to replace US Sen. Ron Johnson in the November election, said continued attempts by Johnson and other Republicans to restrict voting rights represent "an attack on democracy." (Photo by Julian Emerson)
‘Attack on Democracy’: Barnes Warns of Continued Efforts to Limit Voting

Republicans’ ongoing efforts to restrict the number of people allowed to vote poses a “serious danger” to democracy in America, Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes told UpNorthNews.

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Ballot Drop Boxes Are Legal Again After Appeals Court Blocks Waukesha Judge’s Order

Three-judge panel says circuit court judge’s ruling comes too close to Feb. 15 primary.

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How a Ballot Drop Box Ban Will Hurt Voters and ‘Create More Distrust’

Last-minute rule change before February and April elections could lead to confusion and hurt elderly and disabled voters, officials say.