Battleground Wisconsin

Trump at Janesville rally says election rests on Wisconsin

President Trump told a Janesville rally tonight the outcome of the election rests on Wisconsin. “We win Wisconsin, we win the whole ballgame,” he said....

Trump looms large in minds of young Wisconsin voters

Young voters of all political stripes in Wisconsin agree on a big motivating factor driving them to the polls this fall: President Donald Trump. Their...

Biden, pro-Biden forces outpace Trump, Trump-backers in Wisconsin ad spending

The Biden campaign and pro-Biden forces have a nearly $29 million spending advantage over Trump and pro-Trump groups on ad spending in Wisconsin since...

Wisconsin Voters Alliance appealing ruling that private election grants not barred under Wisconsin law

The Wisconsin Voters Alliance is appealing a ruling that rejected its bid to prevent five cities from using $6.3 million in private grants to...

Elections Commission administrator: 51 municipalities face severe shortage of poll workers

Local clerks generally say they will have sufficient staffing for Election Day, but the state's top election official reported today 51 municipalities across 31...

Trump’s Janesville rally on Saturday to focus on law enforcement

President Trump's rally in Janesville on Saturday will focus on support for law enforcement, his campaign says. The event comes two weeks after Trump was...

Panelists contrast Trump, Biden’s foreign policy positions

This presidential election will offer two paths for foreign and economic policy with two very different outcomes, said a panel of UW-Madison professors. International political...

Morning Consult’s Williams says economy is the top issue for voters

Morning Consult reporter Claire Williams says polling from her organization shows concerns about the economy are by far the most pressing issue on voters'...

Evers asks U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate absentee ballot deadline extension

Gov. Tony Evers ripped the Legislature for its inaction on battling COVID-19 as he asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate a lower court...

Pence touts Barrett’s nomination to Supreme Court in Waukesha stop

Vice President Mike Pence in his 10th 2020 campaign visit to Wisconsin today touted the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme...

Trump returning to Wisconsin Saturday for first state stop since COVID diagnosis

President Trump will return to Wisconsin on Saturday for his first visit to the state since he was diagnosed with COVID-19, according to an...

Priorities USA Action ad warns Trump ‘closer than ever’ to ending ACA

Priorities USA Action released a new digital ad over the weekend warning Trump is "closer than ever" to ending the Affordable Care Act. The ad,...

Watch video of WisPolitics.com’s 2nd Annual Midwest Polling Summit

WisPolitics.com's 2nd Annual Midwest Polling Summit explored the latest numbers in the presidential race and the issues that are moving voters as Election Day...

Presidential race ad spending tops $118M in Wisconsin

Spending for ads in the 2020 presidential race has topped $118 million so far in the Badger State, according to data from Advertising Analytics. Just...

Dem Party ad targets Trump over COVID-19 response

The national Dem party in a new TV ad asks Wisconsinites if they’ve “had enough” of President Trump, and accuses his administration of failing...