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Michael Gableman

Jul 28, 2022

Judge: Wisconsin probe found ‘absolutely no’ election fraud

A Wisconsin judge said Thursday that a Republican-ordered, taxpayer-funded investigation into the 2020 election found "absolutely no evidence of election fraud," but did reveal contempt for the state's open records law by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and a former state Supreme Court justice he hired.

Jul 18, 2022

Judge says Vos must produce requested election probe records

A Dane County judge on Friday gave Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos a second chance to produce requested records involving the investigation of the 2020 election result in Wisconsin.

Gableman ordered to not delete records
Jul 6, 2022

Judge orders Wisconsin investigator not to delete records

A judge on Tuesday ordered that former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman not delete any records his office has compiled, even if they are not subject to an open-records request.

Gableman ordered to not delete records
Jun 30, 2022

View from around the state: Enough is enough

The admission Thursday by former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman that he had deleted public records, even after he had received open-records requests, isn’t entirely surprising. His conduct at a previous hearing, berating a judge over questions, had already suggested he didn’t want to answer.

Jun 28, 2022

Election investigator sued again for deleting records

A liberal government watchdog group on Tuesday filed its fourth open records lawsuit over the investigation of the 2020 election result in Wisconsin, targeting the lead investigator for his practice of deleting records he didn't deem useful to the investigation.

Jun 23, 2022

Wisconsin election investigator says he deleted records

The former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice hired to investigate President Joe Biden's victory in the battleground state testified Thursday that he routinely deleted records, and deactivated a personal email account, even after receiving open-records requests.

Gableman ordered to not delete records
Jun 21, 2022

Gableman’s attorneys appeal contempt order

The former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice hired by Republicans to investigate the 2020 election in Wisconsin has appealed a contempt ruling against him related to his response to an open records request and heated appearance in court.

Jun 15, 2022

Gableman being fined $2K daily for contempt, could face disciplinary action

A judge on Wednesday ordered the investigator hired by Republicans to look into the 2020 election in Wisconsin be fined $2,000 a day until he complies with court orders related to open records requests.

Gableman ordered to not delete records
Jun 10, 2022

Wisconsin judge: GOP election agency in contempt for records

A Wisconsin judge on Friday found the investigator hired by Republicans to look into former President Donald Trump's 2020 loss in the battleground state in contempt because of how his office responded to open records requests related to the probe.

Jun 8, 2022

GOP attorney appointed to elections commission, again

A Republican attorney appointed to the Wisconsin Elections Commission to fill a key vacancy Wednesday won praise both from a Democratic member of the panel and the GOP-hired investigator looking into the 2020 election.

Jun 1, 2022

GOP election investigation costs rise to nearly $900,000

The cost of Wisconsin Republicans' investigation of the 2020 presidential election results has risen to nearly $900,000, about $220,000 more than initially budgeted.

May 26, 2022

Wisconsin GOP leader isn’t ruling anyone out for key slot

Wisconsin's Republican Assembly leader, who will appoint a key member of the state's bipartisan elections commission, said Thursday he was not "ruling anybody in or out" as he looks to quickly fill a vacancy in the battleground state before the next chair of the panel is chosen.

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