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Republicans file appeal with U.S. Supreme Court in absentee ballot case

Wisconsin and national Republicans today asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step into the fight over how absentee ballots will be handled in the...

Appeals court rejects GOP request to stay ruling pushing back absentee ballot deadline

A federal appeals court Friday night denied emergency requests from Republicans to stay a judge's ruling pushing back to April 13 the deadline for...

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...

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...

Shilling won’t seek reelection to Senate

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, announced today she won’t seek reelection this fall, saying it was time to put her family first...

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...

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...

Marquette Poll: Evers gets high marks for coronavirus response; Biden leads Sanders in Wisconsin

Wisconsin voters overwhelmingly approve of the way Gov. Tony Evers has handled the COVID-19 pandemic, helping fuel higher overall job approval numbers, according to...

Evers recommends federal judge extend absentee ballot deadlines

Gov. Tony Evers is recommending a federal judge order Wisconsin to conduct the April 7 ballot largely by mail while moving back deadlines for...

Karofsky outraises Kelly better than 3-to-1 thanks to Dem Party help

Challenger Jill Karofsky outraised Justice Daniel Kelly more than 3-to-1 over the past six weeks, fueled in part by nearly $1.3 million in donations...

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....

Coalition of groups files lawsuit to delay April 7 election

A coalition of groups has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to delay the April 7 election until at least after Gov. Tony Ever's stay-at-home...
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