Stories tagged: "elections"

Last Chance to Request Absentee Ballot

New ballot deadline is April 13. Results delayed until then.

The Robert Kastenmeier U.S. Courthouse in Madison, WI (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Judge Gives More Time for Absentee Ballots

April 7 election stands, but 1,000,000 want to mail ballots instead

State Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, figures to be four-term incumbent Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's toughest challenge yet as he seeks a fifth term. (Photos via Tom Barrett, Lena Taylor offices)
Milwaukee’s Four-Term Mayor Is About to Face His Toughest Opponent Yet

State Sen. Lena Taylor brings name recognition, new face to mayoral race as Tom Barrett seeks his fifth term

Governor Wants to Send an Absentee Ballot to Every Voter

Legislature would need to act quickly. Senate Leaders says idea is a 'fantasy.'

Green Bay has filed a federal lawsuit against the state to get it to cancel in-person voting for the April 7 election amid coronavirus fears. (Photo illustration by Jonathon Sadowski)
Green Bay Is Suing the State to Stop April 7 Election

Gov. Evers and GOP leaders say it should go on despite mounting concerns, urge more use of absentee ballots

Gov. Evers and other elected officials are encouraging voters to vote absentee for the April 7 election. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
A Tidal Wave of Absentee Ballot Requests

COVID-19 concerns limiting the desire to vote in person or volunteer on April 7

Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, Senate Majority Leader and Rep. Robin Vos, R-Rochester, Speaker of the Assembly, take questions by speakerphone from reporters about the coronavirus outbreak, the "Safer at Home" order from Gov. Evers, and the concern about the upcoming April 7 election. (Courtesy: WisconsinEye)
GOP Leaders Want to Keep April 7 Election

Speaker Robin Vos, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald talk up working together with Evers