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.
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.
Republicans who control the Senate have vowed to oust Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe.
Wisconsin Elections Commission has declined to vote on whether the top elections official should appear before a state Senate hearing on her reappointment.
A Wisconsin judge on Friday ordered the state elections commission to release all records it has related to one of its Republican members.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission has deactivated the records of 108,378 voters, the agency said Friday
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.
But by and large, election denialism has hurt the GOP.
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.
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.
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.
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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