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Larson opting against recount in Milwaukee County exec race

Chris Larson said today he won’t seek a recount in his narrow loss to fellow Dem lawmaker David Crowley in the Milwaukee County exec’s...

Crowley clinging to narrow lead in Milwaukee County exec race, Larson looking at recount

State Rep. David Crowley was clinging to a narrow lead over state Sen. Chris Larson in the Milwaukee County exec’s race, according to unofficial...

Barrett elected to fifth term as Milwaukee mayor

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has cruised to a fifth term, defeating Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee by nearly a 2-to-1 margin. With one precinct outstanding, Barrett...

Marsy’s Law crime victim bill of rights passes

The Marsy’s Law constitutional amendment that establishes a crime victim bill of rights has passed. The Associated Press first declared the referendum in favor of...

Biden, Trump victorious in Wisconsin presidential primaries

The AP has called Wisconsin’s presidential primaries for Joe Biden and Donald Trump.  Biden topped Bernie Sanders, who was harshly critical of the decision to...

Group of Milwaukee-area residents file suit seeking revote for spring election

Alleging inaction by lawmakers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic disenfranchised “thousands” of electors, a group of 14 Milwaukee-area residents is asking a...

Election workers tally votes in Milwaukee

Election workers at the Milwaukee's central facility for processing absentee ballots tally votes from the April 7 spring election. Photos by Adam Kelnhofer.

Results for spring election to be released today

Six days after voters went to the polls amid the COVID-19 pandemic -- and with absentee ballots still coming in -- candidates in Wisconsin's...

Elections Commission rules on absentee ballot postmarks, passes on changes to nomination paper process

The Wisconsin Elections Commission ruled Friday local clerks should accept some absentee ballots that weren't expressly postmarked with a date on or before Tuesday,...

District attorneys seek alternatives for circulating nomination papers amid COVID-19 pandemic

The state's district attorneys are asking the state Elections Commission to consider possible alternatives to requiring candidates to circulate nomination papers. In a letter to...

Baldwin, Johnson urge investigation into postal service’s handling of absentee ballots

U.S. Sens. Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are urging the U.S. Postal Service inspector general to investigate “irregularities” in the delivery of absentee ballots...
Bernie Sanders

Bowen says Sanders will be key to helping Biden defeat Trump

In the wake of Bernie Sanders ending his presidential campaign, Rep. David Bowen says the Vermont independent will be "key on the campaign trail"...

More than 80 percent of absentee ballots returned so far

More than 80 percent of the absentee ballots local clerks mailed to voters have now been returned, according to the latest update from the...

Madison sees higher in-person turnout than Milwaukee

Roughly 2,700 more voters in Madison turned out to cast ballots in person than in the city of Milwaukee, with current totals from both...

Voters in Madison, Milwaukee face lines, fears about coronavirus

Voters at the polls in Milwaukee and Madison expressed frustration and trepidation about voting in person today amid the coronavirus pandemic, but largely appeared...
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