Stories tagged: "election investigation"


Michael Gableman, the conservative former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice hired by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) to lead a partisan, taxpayer-funded investigation into the 2020 election. (Screenshot via WI Office of Special Counsel/YouTube)
Gableman Denied Working With a Group That Tried to Overturn the Election. The Group’s Leader Says Otherwise.

Gableman's taxpayer-funded investigation has right-wing ties and is shrouded in secrecy.

In the screen image from WisconsinEye on Dec. 1, 2021, former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Mike Gableman interrupts a state legislator asking questions about the nature of his 2020 election investigation created by Republican lawmakers.
Opinion: Audit Bureau Needs to Do a Better Job, Starting with Gableman’s Folly

A nonpartisan state agency with a once-pristine record could fix its recent miscues by shining a light on a sham election “investigation.”

Rep. Timothy Ramthun (R-Campbellsport) in a December 2021 episode of "The Ramthun Report." The state lawmaker has embraced conspiracy theories and the QAnon cult. (Screenshot via The Ramthun Report/YouTube)
Opinion: Election Misinformation Is Often Spread By Those in the Shadows. Shine a Light on Them.

Rep. Timothy Ramthun's assault on elections must be stopped. But first, people need to know who he is.

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‘Despicable’ — Republican State Senator Calls out GOP for Election Fraud Lies

State Sen. Kathy Bernier joined a bipartisan group of election and legal experts to raise the alarm about Republican efforts to undermine elections.

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman is leading a Republican-ordered inquiry into the 2020 election despite multiple court rulings, a recount in Dane and Milwaukee counties, and election experts finding no widespread fraud. (Screenshot via Office of the Special Counsel/YouTube)
Gableman Gives an Update to His Election ‘Investigation’ by Shouting at Lawmakers, Complaining About His Critics

Former state Supreme Court justice's update on Republican-led, taxpayer funded review devolves into heated exchange.

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.

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.