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Wisconsin Elections Commission

Oct 30, 2023

Wisconsin judge rules that GOP-controlled Senate’s vote to fire top elections official had no effect

A vote by the Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate last month to fire the state's nonpartisan top elections official had no legal effect, and lawmakers are barred from ousting her while a lawsuit plays out, a Dane County judge ruled on Friday.

Meagan Wolfe
Oct 5, 2023

Top Wisconsin Senate Republican calls on Assembly to impeach state’s top elections official

The Republican president of the Wisconsin Senate on Wednesday called on the Assembly to impeach the presidential battleground state's nonpartisan top elections official, who has remained in office while Democrats fight in court against a Senate vote to fire her.

Aug 25, 2023

Wisconsin elections head won’t testify at reappointment hearing that state AG says is improper

Republicans who control the Senate have vowed to oust Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe.

Aug 17, 2023

Commission won’t tell Wisconsin’s top elections official whether to appear at reappointment hearing

Wisconsin Elections Commission has declined to vote on whether the top elections official should appear before a state Senate hearing on her reappointment.

Aug 8, 2023

Wisconsin judge orders the release of records sought from fake Trump elector

A Wisconsin judge on Friday ordered the state elections commission to release all records it has related to one of its Republican members.

Aug 8, 2023

Wisconsin Elections Commission deactivates more than 100,000 voter records in routine process

The Wisconsin Elections Commission has deactivated the records of 108,378 voters, the agency said Friday

Jul 19, 2023

Wisconsin’s top elections official met with FBI in 2020 election probe focusing on Trump

Trump paid for recounts in those two cities — Wisconsin's two most heavily Democratic cities — and unsuccessfully sued in an attempt to get enough ballots tossed to overturn his loss.

Jun 28, 2023

Reappointment vote ends in partisan deadlock for battleground Wisconsin’s top elections official

But by and large, election denialism has hurt the GOP.

May 9, 2023

Wisconsin election officials want to revive ‘critical’ plan

Election officials in battleground Wisconsin hope to revive a bipartisan plan they say is critical to rebuilding confidence in elections but that was killed last week by Republicans without debate.

Sep 2, 2022

Wisconsin man charged with fraud, ID theft in ballot case

Prosecutors charged a Wisconsin man Thursday with election fraud and identity theft after he acknowledged that he fraudulently requested absentee ballots in what he says was an effort to expose vulnerabilities in the state's election system.

Aug 29, 2022

Vos withdraws subpoenas, ending Wisconsin election inquiry

Wisconsin's Republican Assembly leader on Friday withdrew subpoenas submitted as part of a GOP-led investigation into the 2020 election, marking the end of a 14-month endeavor that yielded no evidence of election fraud.

Aug 26, 2022

Judge poised to allow help for disabled Wisconsin voters

A federal judge in Wisconsin signaled Wednesday that he will allow voters with disabilities to get help returning their ballots this fall, despite a state Supreme Court ruling that cast doubt on such assistance and state law suggesting it is not allowed.


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