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Elections Commission agrees to send absentee ballot applications to most registered voters

The Wisconsin Elections Commission on Wednesday unanimously backed a proposal to send roughly 2.7 million voters an absentee ballot application. Staffers anticipate just 1 percent...

Elections Commission holds off on deciding whether to mail absentee ballot requests to some...

The state Elections Commission is punting on a proposal that would mail some registered voters an absentee ballot request. That’s one of three proposals to...

Biden slams Trump’s COVID-19 response in Wisconsin virtual events

Presumptive Dem presidential nominee Joe Biden today slammed President Trump's response to COVID-19, saying it has been marked by "denials, delays, distraction, and bald-faced...

Records: 43 may have voted in Wisconsin as well as Illinois, Iowa, western states...

Of the 43 people the Elections Commission referred to local DAs for prosecution on possible double voting in November 2018, 26 were suspected of...

Craig won’t seek reelection to Senate

GOP state Sen. Dave Craig, of Big Bend, announced today he won’t seek reelection this fall, saying he and his family “need a break...

Elections Commission still searching for answers on tubs of absentee ballots from April 7...

State officials are still unsure why some 1,600 absentee ballots from voters in the Fox Valley ended up in a Milwaukee postal sorting facility...

Shilling resigns Senate seat

Dem state Sen. Jennifer Shilling, who announced this spring she wouldn’t seek reelection and then stepped down as the Senate minority leader, is resigning...

Tiffany wins 7th CD

Fresh off his victory in the 7th CD, GOP state Sen. Tom Tiffany pledged Tuesday to work with President Trump in Washington, D.C., to...

Evers, Trump handling of COVID-19 slips in new MU poll, but two-thirds still back...

Voters’ views of how Gov. Tony Evers and President Trump are handling COVID-19 have slipped over the last month, according to the latest Marquette...

7th CD clerks say election running smoothly, in-person turnout mixed

City clerks in northern Wisconsin's sprawling 7th CD say today’s special election so far is running smoothly.  State Sen. Tom Tiffany, R-Minocqua, faces Dem opponent...

Voters head to the polls in 7th CD special election

The polls are open in northern Wisconsin's 7th CD in a special election to fill the seat left vacant in September by the resignation...

Zunker edges Tiffany in fundraising during final reporting period in 7th CD race

Dem Tricia Zunker edged GOP rival Tom Tiffany in fundraising during the final reporting period ahead of their May 12 special election for northern...

Dem Party state convention moving to all-virtual format

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is moving its state convention to an all-virtual format. The party had already announced plans to scale back the two-day...

Senate Dems elect Bewley minority leader, Ringhand assistant

Meeting by videoconference, Senate Dems today unanimously elevated Janet Bewley, of Mason, to minority leader. Bewley, who had been the assistant minority leader since 2017,...

Shilling stepping down as Senate minority leader, will serve out term

Dem state Sen. Jennifer Shilling, having announced she won’t seek reelection this fall, will step down from her position as Senate minority leader Friday. Shilling...
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