The Wisconsin Elections Commission gave final approval to a mailing that will put absentee ballot application forms in the hands of 2.7 million registered voters ahead of the November presidential election.
Because of count inaccuracies in the U.S Census, some claim minority communities across the nation aren’t getting a fair share of federal funding. The U.S. Census Bureau says they are working to minimize racial disparities in the 2020 count.
Gov. Tony Evers’ office recorded a telephone meeting he had with Republican legislative leaders last month, prompting the Senate majority leader on Wednesday to compare the Democratic governor to Richard Nixon in the latest fallout between the governor and lawmakers.
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is helping introduce legislation to restrict the President's authority under the Insurrection Act. That means he wouldn't able to use active duty troops for domestic law enforcement purposes.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission has approved spending $7.2 million in federal CARES Act funding, including a $4.1 million block grant program to help local election officials and voters prepare for Fall 2020 elections amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a spirited virtual debate Monday evening, Republican state senator Tom Tiffany faced off with Democrat Wausau school board president Tricia Zunker days before the special election on May 12 to fill former Congressman Sean Duffy’s seat in the 7th Congressional District.
The 7th Congressional special election in Wisconsin is fast approaching on May 12, and city clerks hope absentee voters will learn from errors made on rejected ballots from the chaotic April 7 election that in Marathon County resulted in almost 600 uncountable ballots.
The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce and Wisconsin Public Radio will host a live stream debate between 7th Congressional District candidates Democrat Tricia Zunker and Republican Tom Tiffany on May 4 at 7 p.m.
Hundreds of absentee ballots were rejected from being counted towards April 7 election results in Marathon County, according to data provided by county clerk Kim Trueblood who collected information from municipal clerks.
Some of the actions include purchasing excess food supply for food banks, ensuring farmers qualify for small business relief programs, and using Commodity Credit Corporation funds to support family farms.
In-person voting is still on for the May 12 special election to fill former Congressman Sean Duffy’s seat in Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional district, after Governor Tony Evers extended the Safer at Home order through May 26.
Victims in Wisconsin have 17 new constitutional rights after voters ratified the amendment in the April 7 election. Some rights already existed in Wisconsin Statute Chapter 950, while others are new to victims in the state.
Presidential candidate Joe Biden thanked Wisconsin voters for choosing him in the primary while at the same time bashed state Republicans for deciding to not postpone in-person voting in the April 7 election.
Joe Biden emerged victorious Monday in Wisconsin’s Democratic presidential primary, a turbulent election far more significant for the struggle over whether it should have been held at all last week amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Polls are now closed after a chaotic election that underwent a series of evolutions before Tuesday, including several hours Monday when it was suspended until June under Governor Tony Evers' order that was later overturned by the state supreme court.
The Wisconsin Rapids city clerk is announcing a polling location change. According to a news release, voters in wards 11-21, and 24-29, who typically cast their ballots at Crossview Church, will now head to the former Shopko building next door.
Wisconsin is moving forward with plans to hold its primary election next Tuesday, creating a chaotic scenario that's left state and local election officials scrambling to hold a primary in the middle of a pandemic.