Stories tagged: "John Kraft"

Hudson City Council members debate on Dec. 6 whether to name former St. Croix County Republican Party chair John Kraft as an election worker. Kraft was subsequently approved to work at polling places despite his having resigned as county party chair last year after making references to war Wisconsin Republican Party leaders deemed inappropriate. (Screenshot via River Channel/YouTube)
Hudson City Council Dismisses Ethics Complaint About Approval of Election Worker Who Said to ‘Prepare for War’

Council member faced punishment for objecting to the approval of a controversial former GOP official as an election worker.

John Kraft, former St. Croix County Republican Party chair, has been approved as a poll worker in Hudson despite his violent rhetoric. A City Council member who objected to his appointment was forced to apologize. (Screenshot via River Channel/YouTube)
Ex-GOP Official Who Told People to ‘Prepare for War’ Will Be a Hudson Election Worker

The pushback against a city council member who objected shows GOP's efforts to exert control over all aspects of elections.

(Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Persistent 2020 Election Lies by Local Republican Parties Pose ‘Extremely Troubling’ Issues

A year after the consequences were realized in the Jan. 6 insurrection, local political parties are still spreading lies on Facebook.