Stories tagged: "Scott McDonell"

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How a Ballot Drop Box Ban Will Hurt Voters and ‘Create More Distrust’

Last-minute rule change before February and April elections could lead to confusion and hurt elderly and disabled voters, officials say. 

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.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota), left, and Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wiscosnsin) met with voting rights advocates Thursday in Madison to discuss ongoing efforts to protect the right to vote. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Sens. Baldwin, Klobuchar Meet With Voting Rights Advocates in Madison

Baldwin brings in the Minnesotan who oversees a Senate committee that’s working to pass bills protecting voting rights.

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Maps Are Supposed to be Redrawn This Year. Republicans Want to Delay the Process, Upholding Their Gerrymander.

Census tampering by former President Trump is delaying results and delaying plans to put fair maps in front of voters for the next decade.

Christ Troupis, a legal representative for President Donald Trump's campaign, addresses the three-member Dane County Board of Canvassers Friday at the Monona Terrace during the start of the recount in Dane and Milwaukee counties.(Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Trump’s Legal Team Had a Strategy for the Recount: Get to the WI Supreme Court

Attorneys find several reasons to challenge absentee ballots, and those cast by voters who are indefinitely confined.

The League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County’s Comité por el Voto Latino/Latinx Voter Outreach Committee promotes its "Your Vote is Your Voice" campaign. (Photo provided by the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin)
League of Women Voters Changed Methods in 2020. The Result Was Record Turnout in Wisconsin.

Women associated with various League of Women Voters locations across the state describe what it takes to boost civic participation.