Stories tagged: "Wisconsin Elections Commission"


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Governor Candidate Adds Another Republican Threat to Kill Bipartisan Election Oversight

Tim Michels releases a convoluted plan that would implement weaker election standards than currently exist and fire all administrators, meaning no one would be in charge of elections in Wisconsin for a time.

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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.

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)
What to Know About GOP Lawmakers’ 40+ Election-Related Bills Since 2021

Almost 15 bills passed that would make it harder to vote absentee, criminalize common voting practices, and derail federal election guidance.

Wisconsin Elections Commission Technology Director Robert Kehoe, left, and administrator Megan Wolfe debunked 2020 election conspiracy theories at a Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections hearing. (Screenshot via WisconsinEye)
Election Officials Debunk ‘Fantastical’ Conspiracy Theories About the 2020 Election

The Assembly's elections committee has heard remarks from 2020 election conspiracy theorists, but the Republicans in charge had not invited actual experts until now.

A light dusting of snow is seen on and around the state Capitol in Madison as the Wisconsin Legislature begins its new session on Jan. 4, 2021. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Ramthun Already Pulling Two Other Candidates for Governor Further Right in Eliminating Election Independence

Kleefisch and Nicholson suggest control should be given to partisan politicians instead of a state Elections Commission.