Stories tagged: "voting"


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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.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), center, is flanked by Rep. Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam), left, and Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) during a July 2021 press conference. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
18 Actions Wisconsin Republicans Have Taken to Undermine the Electoral System

It’s been a year of baseless investigations, attempted voter restrictions, and lies following Trump’s loss.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) speaks ahead of the Assembly's vote on the 2021-23 state budget. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Editorial: Democracy Only Works With Trust. Attacks on Election Officials Endanger That.

Republicans are trying to tear down a system they built to make the fourth change in 15 years on who controls the rules on voting.

Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling, a Republican, accused the Wisconsin Elections Commission of felony election fraud because last year it temporarily suspended a rule that could have prevented nursing home residents from voting due to nursing home COVID protocols. (Screenshot via Racine County Sheriff's Office/Facebook)
Racine Sheriff Claims Election Officials Committed Fraud by Helping Nursing Home Residents Vote During COVID

Despite claims, charges haven’t yet been referred to the Racine County district attorney. It’s not clear if they ever will be. 

State Supreme Court Rejects Right-Wing Legal Group’s Effort to Deregister 70,000 Voters

Two conservative justices join liberals in striking down the attempted deregistration of tens of thousands of voters.

Voting stations at the Eagle Point town hall in Chippewa County (Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
Wisconsin Law Allows Time Off to Vote, But It’s Unpaid

Workers eligible for up to three hours off to cast their ballots.

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Bon Iver Is Coming Home, With a Catch

Pre-sale tickets available this week, if you pledge to vote