Over the past few weeks as furor over the killing of George Floyd spread around the country, rallies and protests took place in Wisconsin communities both large and small. Here are scenes from some of the peaceful protests that our photographers have captured.
On April 24, protesters assembled at the Wisconsin State Capitol to rally against Gov. Tony Evers’ extension of the Safer at Home order to May 26.
Wisconsin Watch photographer Coburn Dukehart and reporter Lauren Fuhrmann documented scenes from Door County to Milwaukee during the election on April 7.
Despite the risks to their own health, these Milwaukee voters showed up at the polls, and waited, sometimes for hours, to participate in our democracy.
Wisconsin forged ahead with in-person voting Tuesday, after the state Supreme Court overturned Gov. Evers’ order delaying the election due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here are scenes and dispatches of Tuesday’s historic Election Day from around the state. This story will be updated throughout the day on Tuesday, April 7.
Gov. Tony Evers gave his second State of the State address on Jan. 22, 2020 at the Wisconsin State Capitol. This is a glimpse of some of the moments from the night.
A look at some of our most compelling documentary work and portraiture from 2019.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers was sworn into office Monday afternoon as Wisconsin’s 46th governor. See photos from the event by Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism photojournalists Coburn Dukehart and Emily Hamer.
The best photojournalism by WisconsinWatch photographers and partners from 2018.
The Legislature held an extraordinary session to push through a series of fast-tracked bills before Gov. Scott Walker leaves office.
A photojournalist from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism spent the evening with Scott Walker supporters as results of the governor’s race rolled in on Nov. 6 and 7, 2018.