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Dec 14, 2020

Wisconsin court says voters decide if they are confined (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court said Monday that it is up to each individual voter to determine for themselves whether they are "indefinitely confined" and therefore able to request and submit an absentee ballot without showing photo identification.

Apr 2, 2020

Supreme Court assumes jurisdiction over lawsuit over clerk’s absentee-voter advice

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has assumed jurisdiction over a lawsuit involving a Dane County clerk's advice to voters to mark themselves as indefinitely confined because of the governor's stay-at-home order to get around Wisconsin's photo ID requirement.

Jan 20, 2020

State voting, registration laws vary and change frequently

The rules of elections are always changing.

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Dec 24, 2019

Wisconsin justice drops out of voter-purge case

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly has decided he won't play any role in deciding a lawsuit demanding state election officials immediately purge more than 200,000 voter registrations.

Dec 16, 2019

Wisconsin Democrats vow to register voters who may be purged (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin judge ordered last week that the registration of as many as 234,000 voters be tossed out because they may have moved, a victory for conservatives that could make it more difficult for people to vote next year in the key swing state.

Apr 2, 2019

Races heat up for Abrahamson’s seat, 3 state court judgeships

Your state judicial election guide.

Jan 17, 2019

Federal judge in Wisconsin strikes early-voting restrictions

A federal judge on Thursday struck down the early-voting restrictions Wisconsin Republicans had adopted in December in a lame-duck legislative session, saying the limits mirror restrictions he had blocked two years ago.

Oct 1, 2018

Studies: Voter ID tied to lower turnout in Wisconsin

With all of her necessary documentation, the University of Wisconsin-Madison student Brooke Evans arrived at her polling place on Nov. 8, 2016, for the presidential election.

Apr 13, 2018

Schimel: Voter ID helped Trump, Johnson in Wisconsin

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel is suggesting Sen. Ron Johnson wouldn't have won re-election and President Donald Trump wouldn't have won Wisconsin without the state's voter ID law.

May 9, 2017

ID law proved insurmountable for many voters

State Sen. Mary Lazich was adamant: The bill Republicans were about to push through the Wisconsin state Senate, requiring that voters present identification at the polls, would do no harm.

Feb 27, 2017

Judges express skepticism over claims in voting cases

Three federal court judges expressed deep skepticism Friday over claims that Wisconsin Republicans deliberately made it harder for minorities to vote.

Jan 26, 2017

Voter ID lawsuits live on despite likely Trump policy shift

Federal lawsuits challenging voter ID requirements in Texas and North Carolina won't just disappear, even if Justice Department lawyers who once argued against the laws effectively switch sides to advocate for them under President Donald Trump's administration, civil rights lawyers say.


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