Stories tagged: "voter suppression"

Poll worker Rebecca Brandt, center, feeds a voting tabulation machine with absentee ballots in the gym at Sun Prairie High School on Nov. 3 in Sun Prairie. The entire gym was dedicated to counting the absentee ballots. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
More Scrutiny, More Security—Head of WI Elections Addresses Unfounded Fraud Claims

Meagan Wolfe tells legislative Republicans the absentee balloting they now dislike is becoming more secure than in-person voting.

Green Bay's central count facility for absentee ballots at the KI Convention Center on Nov. 3, 2020.
GOP Elections Hearing Held to Accuse Green Bay of… What Exactly?

Curiously timed to coincide with a conservative group's 'investigation' that feeds a self-fulfilling cycle of accusations but shows no fraud.

(Image from the Madison city clerk's office)
Wisconsin Dems Say GOP Bills to Limit Voting Show Republicans Can’t Win on Issues

Tagged as “the party that’s against voting,” even after controlling election rules for a decade.

An absentee ballot drop box outside Racine City Hall. (Photo courtesy of Matt Sadowski)
GOP Plan to Ditch Drop Boxes Targets Big Cities, but Voters All Over Wisconsin Would Face Hurdles

Despite no prior complaints, Republicans react to Trump’s loss with more efforts to restrict voting.

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Helping Wisconsin Voters Would Be Harder—or Even a Criminal Act—in Some Republican Proposals

GOP bills—sure to face vetoes—are based on false allegations about recent elections.

The U.S. Supreme Court as seen Tuesday, June 30 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
US Supreme Court Sides with GOP and Kills Extension for Wisconsin Absentee Ballots

If you mail it on Election Day, it’ll arrive too late and be thrown out.

Madison absentee ballots
Mailed Ballots Must Once Again Be Returned By Election Day, Court Rules

A judge’s order to allow for an election day postmark is tossed on appeal, so the deadline stays at 8 p.m. when the polls close.