Stories tagged: "Wisconsin Elections Commission"


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.

Dr. Shandowlyon Hendricks-Williams, director of Gov. Tony Evers' Milwaukee office, is a candidate for state superintendent. (Image via Dr. Hendricks for Education)
Candidate Almost Didn’t Make It on Ballot Because She Put ‘Dr.’ on Nomination Papers

Wisconsin law prohibits “abbreviations or titles” on nomination papers, but Elections Commission staff erroneously told the candidate her papers were legal.

Wisconsin Elections Commissioner, Republican Dean Knudson, told the Joint Committee on Campaigns and Elections that there was “no credible evidence voter fraud occurred.” 
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Democratic Lawmakers Ditch Republican-Led ‘Sham’ Election Hearing

“I want to let the public know that you have not let the Democrats have the floor.”

Republican Wisconsin Election Commission members Dean Knudson, left, and Bob Spindell, right, on Tuesday called for the resignation of Democratic commission chairwoman Ann Jacobs after she certified President-elect Joe Biden's victory in Wisconsin. (Screenshots)
Republicans Demand Chairwoman Resign After She Confirms Biden Win

The Wisconsin Elections Commission chairwoman didn’t do anything differently than when Trump won in 2016, yet GOP male colleagues call for her to resign.

President Donald Trump speaks on election night in the East Room of the White House in the early morning hours of Nov. 4 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Trump Files Lawsuit to Toss 220K Votes in Milwaukee, Dane Counties

Trump makes his latest attack on the election as he tries to cling to the presidency.

Stewart Karge, an attorney for the Trump campaign, raises procedural objections Friday morning to the Milwaukee County Board of Canvassers during the county's recount. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
WI Recount Critics Say Trump Is Trying to Litigate Himself Into a Second Term

Since Friday’s start of the recount, Trump’s legal team has filed a litany of objections, laying the groundwork to challenge potentially hundreds of thousands, or even millions, of ballots in court.

President Donald Trump addresses a crowd on the South Lawn of the White House Saturday. This was the president's first in-person appearance after being cleared by his doctors following his diagnosis and treatment of the coronavirus. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Trump Pays Wisconsin $3 Million to Recount Two Counties Where He Lost the Most

A full-state recount would cost $7.9 million, so the campaign is focusing on the state’s two largest counties for a cheaper recount.