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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ analyze what’s at stake in Wisconsin’s spring elections

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, analyze what's at stake in state, county and local races in the 2020 spring elections.

Evers calls special session to make spring election mail-in only, set May 26 deadline...

Gov. Tony Evers this afternoon announced he is calling the Legislature into special session tomorrow to take up legislation that would allow an all-mail...
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Watch the latest episode of “Battleground Wisconsin Now” with Fraley and Opoien

On the newest episode of "Battleground Wisconsin Now," Edge Messaging LLC President Brian Fraley and Cap Times Opinion Editor Jessie Opoien discuss the decision to shift the Democratic National Convention to August due to the COVID-19 pandemic, issues concerning the April 7 election and new polling numbers from Wisconsin.

Biden, Sanders rack up Wisconsin endorsements ahead of Tuesday’s primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders are racking up Wisconsin endorsements ahead of Tuesday’s vote. Biden recently won the endorsement...

Republicans to appeal federal judge’s decision to extend absentee ballot deadlines

As the state and national Republican parties moved to appeal a federal judge's ruling pushing back the deadline for absentee ballots to be received...

Federal judge pushes back absentee ballot deadline to April 13

Wisconsin may not know until mid-April who won the presidential primary or a seat on the state Supreme Court after a federal judge pushed...

Democratic National Convention delayed until August 17

The Democratic National Convention Committee announced today the party’s Milwaukee convention will be delayed until the week of August 17 due to the COVID-19...

Virtual conventions: Health crisis forces both parties, particularly the Democrats, to envision the possibility

Will there be Democratic and Republican conventions this summer? The coronavirus pandemic, and the social distancing needed to combat it, are putting these quadrennial festivities in doubt — an unprecedented situation that is leaving party officials, politicians, and the media in a quandary, with a fast-ticking clock.

Sanders calls for Wisconsin primary to be delayed

Dem presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is calling for Wisconsin's April 7 election to be delayed. He also wants the state to conduct the vote entirely...

Federal judge wary of stopping election, open to changes so clerks can tally absentee...

A federal judge lamented an increasing public health crisis that the Legislature and Gov. Tony Evers have "refused to accept as sincere enough to...

Biden opens wide lead over Sanders in latest Marquette poll

The general election for president remains tight, while former Vice President Joe Biden leads Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders for the Dem nomination in...

Federal judge dismisses Green Bay suit seeking election changes

A federal judge late today dismissed a suit Green Bay filed seeking changes to the April 7 election due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ruling...

WisGOP urges Supreme Court to rule voters can’t get around voter ID for absentee...

Declaring “Wisconsin is in the midst of election chaos,” the state GOP late this afternoon asked the Supreme Court to rule county clerks don’t...

Evers calls for all voters to be mailed absentee ballots

After repeatedly urging voters to request absentee ballots for the April 7 election to avoid going to the polls amid the coronavirus pandemic, Gov....
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss COVID-19’s impact on politics

With Wisconsin residents under Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, consider how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping political organizing and the issues important to voters. Sponsored by Michael Best Strategies and the Wisconsin Counties Association.
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