Stories tagged: "voting rights"


FILE - Eric Toney, the Fond du Lac County district attorney and a Republican candidate for attorney general, speaks on April 12, 2022, at a news conference in the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)
‘Throwing the Book at Ordinary People’: Republican Attorney General Candidate Eric Toney is Prosecuting Voters Over Innocent Mistakes

The Fond du Lac County district attorney has charged five people with felonies for putting a wrong address on their voter registration. If elected, he could target voters statewide.

FILE - Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis, speaks before President Donald Trump at a campaign rally at the Austin Straubel in Green Bay, Wis., Oct. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
Drop Box Bans, Fake Elector Handoffs, and Oversight Hijinks: How Ron Johnson Is Undermining Democracy Ahead Of His Own Election

On Friday, July 8th the Wisconsin State Supreme Court’s conservative majority ruled that absentee ballot drop boxes were illegal. Popularized during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, counties across Wisconsin and the United States utilized secure drop boxes as a means to return absentee ballots throughout the 2020 election cycle without incident. As A Better...

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State Justices Strike Down Drop Boxes While Perpetuating Untrue Conspiracy Theories About the 2020 Election

Conservatives debate the definitions of a box and determine a mailbox is allowed, while a secure, convenient drop box is not.

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In One State, Big-Name Republicans Turn Against an Extreme Candidate for Governor

Two former Pennsylvania congressmen are among several GOP officials who say their party’s nominee presents "a threat to the rule of law and the constitutional order." Wisconsin watches for similar pushback.

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Left Without Any Factual Reason to Attack the State’s Top Elections Administrator, Gableman Goes After Her Looks

Republican-hired inquisitor attacks Meagan Wolfe on right-wing radio show, and continues to spread conspiracy theories about the 2020 election.

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‘They Would Like Us to Quit or Die’: Elections Commission Member Ann Jacobs Takes on Her Critics

In hindsight, she says the Republican “investigation” of Wisconsin’s 2020 election did nothing but issue subpoenas and order office supplies.

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GOP Lawmakers Try to Tighten Grip on Election System

Top Assembly Democrat says "partisan politicians shouldn't be rigging the rules of our elections."