Stories tagged: "election fraud"


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‘Big Lie’ Advocate Admits to Fraudulently Seeking Others’ Absentee Ballots—as a Way to Claim Fraud Exists

But the far-right advocate didn’t get the ballots of two public officials because the system worked. The Racine County Sheriff gives the crime a wink while advancing his own “Big Lie” claims.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), center, is flanked by Rep. Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam), left, and Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) during a July 2021 press conference. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Wisconsin’s Top Republican Tries to Appease Election Deniers. It Got Off to a Rocky Start.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos met with some of the conspiracy theorists trying to overturn the 2020 election, but reiterated that he doesn't have the ability to overturn the 2020 election.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), center, is flanked by Rep. Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam), left, and Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) during a July 2021 press conference. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
What to Know About GOP Lawmakers’ 40+ Election-Related Bills Since 2021

Almost 15 bills passed that would make it harder to vote absentee, criminalize common voting practices, and derail federal election guidance.

Wisconsin Elections Commission Technology Director Robert Kehoe, left, and administrator Megan Wolfe debunked 2020 election conspiracy theories at a Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections hearing. (Screenshot via WisconsinEye)
Election Officials Debunk ‘Fantastical’ Conspiracy Theories About the 2020 Election

The Assembly's elections committee has heard remarks from 2020 election conspiracy theorists, but the Republicans in charge had not invited actual experts until now.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) speaks during a June 22, 2021, Assembly floor session. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Vos Fights Attempts to ID Illegally Deleted Election Probe Records

Assembly speaker claims he doesn't know his official Twitter password, rarely looks at official email, and only communicates by phone with Gableman and Trump.

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GOP Lawmakers Try to Tighten Grip on Election System

Top Assembly Democrat says "partisan politicians shouldn't be rigging the rules of our elections."

Rep. Timothy Ramthun (R-Campbellsport) in an August episode of "The Ramthun Report." (Screenshot via The Ramthun Report/YouTube)
‘Completely Bonkers’: Republican Wants to Let Partisan Officials Nullify Elections

A conspiracy theory-spreading lawmaker is taking another step to try to undermine Wisconsin elections.