Battleground Wisconsin

Battleground Wisconsin

Milwaukee County, after about 60 ballots found, to wrap up recount Friday

Milwaukee County officials expect to wrap up the presidential recount Friday after about 60 ballots from the city of Milwaukee were found at the...

State Elections Commission: Recounts through Tuesday showed Biden lost more votes

Numbers from the Wisconsin Elections Commission show both Joe Biden and Donald Trump have lost votes through the recount process, though that margin slightly...

Clerk says Milwaukee recount will likely run through Friday

Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson said it's highly unlikely the recount will finish by the end of the day.

Nearly 400 unopened absentee ballots found in Milwaukee

Nearly 400 unopened ballots from the city of Milwaukee’s Ward 315 on the south side were found during the recount effort this morning.
Paul Ryan

Ryan says Trump campaign legal challenges, attacks on voting system ‘need to stop’

As the recount of the presidential election in Wisconsin rounds out its fifth day, former House Speaker Paul Ryan says “legal challenges to the...

Conservative group asks state Supreme Court to block election certification, let Legislature pick electors

A conservative group is asking the state Supreme Court to block certification of election results and allow the Republican-controlled Legislature to appoint the state'...

Recounts in Milwaukee, Dane counties pick up pace after objections slowed tally

Milwaukee County election officials expect the recount effort to finish a few days before the deadline of Dec. 1, despite delays officials blamed on the Trump campaign.

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Nov. 20

On this week's episode, WisPolitics.com's JR Ross and WisconsinEye's Steve Walters discuss proposals from Gov. Tony Evers and Assembly Republicans to address COVID-19, lawsuits before the state Supreme Court on COVID-19 orders, and the presidential recount in Milwaukee and Dane Counties.

Canvassing board rejects Trump campaign’s absentee ballot challenges in Dane County

Dane County election officials today rejected President Trump’s attempt to throw out every absentee ballot cast Nov. 3 as a recount got underway, providing...

Swing counties back Trump, despite Wisconsin’s blue flip

Sawyer County, a Wisconsin bellwether since 1964, got the presidential election wrong this year. 

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ break down the urban-rural split in the November election

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, break down the urban-rural split in the 2020 election and its impact on Wisconsin's future political landscape.

Presidential recount gearing up today in Dane, Milwaukee counties

Presidential election recounts will begin gearing up today in the state's two largest Dem strongholds. But Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell says his jurisdiction won't...

In contentious meeting, Elections Commission approves moving forward with Trump’s requested recount

The Elections Commission in a unanimous vote late last night formally approved moving forward with President Trump's requested recount of the results in heavily...

Trump campaign seeking recounts in Dane, Milwaukee counties, citing issues with absentee ballots

President Trump's campaign filed petition today for recounts in Dane and Milwaukee counties, alleging issues with absentee ballots issued in the heavily Dem counties. In...

With county canvasses complete, Trump has until 5 p.m. Wed. to request recount

The countdown is now on for President Trump's campaign to request a recount in Wisconsin after the final two outstanding counties today submitted canvasses...
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