Stories tagged: "Wisconsin Elections Commission"


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. 

My Pillow CEO Michael Lindell laughs during a "Keep Iowa Great" press conference in Des Moines, IA, on February 3, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
Three Wisconsin Officials Attended the MyPillow Guy’s Election Conspiracy Event

The news comes after Wisconsin’s baseless election investigation was expanded and as far-right lawmakers are demanding a deeper audit. A current Wisconsin Elections Commission member, a current Republican state legislator, and the former state Supreme Court justice who is overseeing a baseless, taxpayer-funded investigation into the 2020 election all attended a three-day event in South...

In this file photo, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) talks to media after Governor Evers delivered his 2020 State of the State address.
Judge Stops GOP Lawyering Up For Gerrymandering Fight That Hasn’t Happened Yet

Elections Commission also begins updating registration records in routine maintenance that could drop thousands of inactive voters.

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.