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.
Volunteers for ‘Operation Eagles Wings’ are using surveys in eight states to seek support for conspiracy theories.
Five voters are charged with fraud after they registered using their Fond du Lac UPS Store addresses; one critic calls it an ‘abuse’ of prosecutorial discretion
Wisconsin Watch is seeking an investigative editor/reporter to focus on the Wisconsin state Legislature, governor’s office, state agencies and Supreme Court in a deeply polarized state where democracy itself is in peril.
Wisconsin Watch is pleased to announce it has hired Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Matt Mencarini to cover the statehouse, where he will focus on threats to Wisconsin’s democracy.
Sen. Kathleen Bernier says ongoing partisan efforts to sow doubts about the 2020 election could damage the Republican Party and democracy.
One advocate calls Wisconsin the ‘darkest of dark money states’ as millions in secret spending flows into races for governor, Legislature and state Supreme Court
An analysis by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism shows the proportion of fast-tracked bills shot up to 26 percent in the first session of Walker’s term
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A class led by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism explores the role of citizens in this post-Citizens United, voter ID, gerrymandered world