Stories tagged: "election 2020"


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)
Gableman’s Election Probe Started Out Badly. It’s Gotten Even Worse.

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice’s fumbled investigation has even come under attack from GOP Elections Conspiracist.

My Pillow CEO Michael Lindell laughs during a "Keep Iowa Great" press conference in Des Moines, IA, on February 3, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
Three Wisconsin Officials Attended the MyPillow Guy’s Election Conspiracy Event

The news comes after Wisconsin’s baseless election investigation was expanded and as far-right lawmakers are demanding a deeper audit. A current Wisconsin Elections Commission member, a current Republican state legislator, and the former state Supreme Court justice who is overseeing a baseless, taxpayer-funded investigation into the 2020 election all attended a three-day event in South...

At left, Bill Bridge, a Trump-supporting recount observer, watches election officials work last November at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. The 2020 presidential election has repeatedly been shown to have been secure and accurate despite numerous recounts, challenges, and ongoing baseless claims.(Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Wisconsin Legislator Getting More Cozy With QAnon

Meanwhile, a QAnon sympathizer from Nashotah makes a court appearance for a paintball attack on Army Reservists and promising further violence.

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)
More Scrutiny, More Security—Head of WI Elections Addresses Unfounded Fraud Claims

Meagan Wolfe tells legislative Republicans the absentee balloting they now dislike is becoming more secure than in-person voting.

Kevin Loftus of Eau Claire, top left, is seeing during a federal court video hearing on Jan. 12, 2021, after his arrest on charges related to the riot and breach at the US Capitol on Jan. 6.
Eau Claire Man Charged After Posting Pics From Capitol Riot to Facebook

Kevin Loftus was released without bond, must abide by court restrictions until his next court appearance.

Police with guns drawn watch as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
‘This is a Coup’: WI Officials Blast Melee at US Capitol, Reject Comparisons to 2011.

Act 10 protest “was over policy. This is a flat-out attack on the Constitution of the United States”

FILE – Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan speaks outside the US Capitol on Dec. 6, 2018. (SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
Breaking a Long Silence, Paul Ryan Lashes Out at Ron Johnson’s Election Sabotage

Former House Speaker and current congressman Mike Gallagher excoriate fellow Republicans for doing “significant damage to American democracy.”