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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.

Mar 22, 2018

Milwaukee mayor raises concerns about deactivated voters

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett raised concerns Wednesday that as many as 32,000 voters in the city were mistakenly deactivated because of erroneous information but election officials say the number is much smaller.

Nov 4, 2016

Assembly Republican leader wants early voting limits

The Republican leader of the Wisconsin Assembly wants legislation next year to standardize and restrict early voting to make it more similar in rural and urban areas.

Dec 11, 2014

West Allis man sentenced for voting twice

A 34-year-old West Allis man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for voting twice in the 2012 presidential election.

Mar 13, 2013

Convicted felon accused of illegal voting

A convicted felon is accused of voting illegally in the November election in Kenosha County.

Nov 9, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court to take new look at voting rights law

The Supreme Court said Friday it will consider eliminating the government's most potent weapon against racial discrimination at polling places since the 1960s. The court acted three days after a diverse coalition of voters propelled President Barack Obama to a second term in the White House.

Oct 8, 2012

BLAWG LOG: Kloeden on polarized America, non-compulsory voting

As a newcomer to the U.S., arriving in the months leading up to a Presidential election, I am struck by the apparent polarization of the American media into red and blue extremes.

Jul 3, 2012

Supreme Court ruling could affect Wis. voting districts

Most headlines from the U.S. Supreme Court's recent rulings involved health care. But an unrelated decision could affect how Wisconsin's election maps get drawn eventually.

Jun 2, 2011

Wis. presidential primary change on fast track

A bill moving Wisconsin's presidential primary to April appears to be on the fast track after getting backing from both parties.


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