Battleground Wisconsin

Battleground Wisconsin

Barnes says experience differentiates him in crowded Dem U.S. Senate field

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes tells WisPolitics.com he stands out from his seven fellow Dem U.S. Senate candidates because of his experience holding statewide office...

Godlewski pays $500 penalty for campaign finance discrepancy

State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski, now a candidate for U.S. Senate, paid a $500 penalty for failing to quickly resolve a discrepancy in her state...

Johnson reports raising $1.2M in second quarter of ‘21

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson pulled in $1.2 million during the second quarter, topping each of his potential Dem rivals in the 2022 Senate race,...

Trump’s attorneys argue he shouldn’t have to pay defendants’ legal bills in election lawsuit

Donald Trump's attempts to overturn Wisconsin's election results were made in good faith so he shouldn't be forced to cover the legal bills for...

Elections Commission sending 100K postcards to voters who may have moved 🗓

The Wisconsin Elections Commission will mail nearly 100,000 postcards to voters who may have moved. That mailing is separate from one the commission did last...

Biden knocks Johnson over climate change comments

President Biden knocked reported remarks by U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, downplaying the dangers of climate change. Biden's remarks Wednesday prompted Johnson to challenge the president...

Peckarsky, Murphy join Dem U.S. Senate field

The Dem field for the U.S. Senate race next year continues to grow. Milwaukee attorney Peter Peckarsky, who ran unsuccessfully for a Wisconsin spot on...

Contract shows Gableman set to receive $44K for Assembly election investigation

Former conservative Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman will be paid $44,000 through this fall to oversee an Assembly investigation into the 2020 election, according...

Evers vetoes bill regulating private election grants

Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a bill that would prohibit local election commissions from accepting private money to help cover costs. The guv said he vetoed...

Dem U.S. Senate candidates talk health care, student loan debt during virtual forum

Dem U.S. Senate candidates agreed on expanding healthcare coverage for Americans but offered different views on how to achieve that. The six candidates, during a...

Biden in La Crosse calls bipartisan infrastructure deal ‘blue-collar blueprint to rebuild America’

President Biden in La Crosse today praised a bipartisan infrastructure deal as a “blue-collar blueprint to rebuild America.” In his second visit to the state...

Lawsuit seeks to ban use of absentee ballot drop boxes ahead of 2022 election

The conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty has filed a lawsuit in Waukesha County Circuit Court seeking a ban on the use of...

Brandtjen, Murphy say they’d like to see Arizona-style audit of Wisconsin’s November election

Two Assembly Republicans who traveled to Arizona to witness the partisan audit of the 2020 election told WisPolitics.com they’d like to see a similar...

Wisconsin Senate approves overhaul of absentee ballot procedures, ban on use of private money...

Wisconsin would overhaul its policies for absentee ballots, indefinitely confined voters and the use of drop boxes under bills that cleared the state Senate...

Johnson still deciding whether to seek third term

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says his decision to delay announcing whether he will seek reelection is saving Wisconsinites from a long campaign. The Oshkosh Republican...
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