Two different research initiatives have documented the ways it’s now more difficult to vote in Wisconsin, from disparities in access to added barriers.
Small number of cases shows why election officials say Wisconsin’s disorganized system for tracking those adjudicated ‘incompetent’ to vote needs a legislative fix.
Prosecutors charged just 192 people with election-related crimes since 2012, but more than half of the cases were related to felony probation status
Gerrymandering continues to present a problem for Democrats and democracy in Wisconsin, but Republicans are unlikely to address the issue anytime soon.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers beats Republican challenger Tim Michels; GOP U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson wins re-election bid against Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes.
Voters spend just a few minutes to cast their votes, but their ballots will live much longer — and their paths before and after Election Day are carefully documented.
As they try to win enough seats for a supermajority to override a governor’s veto, most Republicans don’t even mention ‘election integrity’ on their websites
The ‘parental rights’ movement is upending school board races, leading to book banning — and a growing sense of dread among the small number of children who are gay or transgender
Ahead of midterm elections, the GOP has signed up more than 5,000 election workers, three times as many as 2020, in response to demand for ballot scrutiny.
While many incarcerated people retain the constitutional right to vote, Wisconsin counties can do more to ensure that right can be exercised.
As part of its “Democracy on the Ballot” series, Wisconsin Watch is highlighting barriers to voting as part of its commitment to strengthening democracy through stories about policies and laws that keep people from participating in our system of self-governance.
Elections officials agree the system to track ‘incompetent’ voters needs fixing, but claims by conservative groups of thousands of ineligible voters are overblown