Stories tagged: "Reid Magney"


Republican Wisconsin Election Commission members Dean Knudson, left, and Bob Spindell, right, on Tuesday called for the resignation of Democratic commission chairwoman Ann Jacobs after she certified President-elect Joe Biden's victory in Wisconsin. (Screenshots)
Republicans Demand Chairwoman Resign After She Confirms Biden Win

The Wisconsin Elections Commission chairwoman didn’t do anything differently than when Trump won in 2016, yet GOP male colleagues call for her to resign.

An absentee ballot for the upcoming presidential election. (Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
What Happens to Your Ballot if You Die After Voting Absentee in Wisconsin

Some states count dead voters’ ballots, while others discard them.

President Donald Trump used time during the first presidential debate with Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden to tell his supporters to go watch what is happening at polling sites Election Day. (Olivier Douliery/Pool vi AP)
Poll Workers Are Preparing for Trump-Inspired Voter Intimidation

Voters, poll workers, and law enforcement have various tools to prevent voter intimidation.

Buttons, T-shirts, and signs showing support for candidates is not allowed when casting your ballot in Wisconsin. 
“Nobody’s gonna say, ‘Go home and change your shirt,’” said one election official. “Nobody should be doing that, but expect that [poll workers] are gonna hustle you in and hustle you out as soon as possible.” (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
No, You’re Not Allowed to Wear Political Clothing at Polls

Your constitutional right comes with responsibilities, including not broadcasting political views while waiting to vote.

President Donald Trump speaking at a campaign rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on August 2, 2018. (Evan El-Amin / Shutterstock.com)
Trump’s Reported Plan to Stock Electoral College With Republicans Not Legally Possible in Wisconsin

State law will prevent a GOP legislature from appointing its own slate to the Electoral College.

Samples ballot in Wisconsin. (Photo © Lola Abu-Shawareb)
We Might Not Know Wisconsin’s Election Results on Nov. 3. That’s OK.

Absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 election must be counted as far out as Nov. 9, as long as they are postmarked by Election Day.