Volunteers for ‘Operation Eagles Wings’ are using surveys in eight states to seek support for conspiracy theories.
Wisconsin Watch is pleased to announce its participation in Votebeat, a pop-up nonprofit newsroom covering local election administration and voting in eight states, created by Chalkbeat. Wisconsin Watch and the Votebeat team cover voting security, suppression and disinformation aimed at Wisconsin voters as part of our Narrow Margin series.
In evenly split Wisconsin, partisan divides may only grow
Close elections may become more common in Wisconsin, fueling participation but also more political divisiveness
‘We’re not going to be quiet’: Disability community in Wisconsin demands better access to voting
State’s decentralized election system makes it hard to guarantee accessibility; definition of ‘indefinitely confined’ under challenge
Wisconsin caucuses pose thorny safety issues during pandemic
Some towns and villages require residents to choose local candidates in January gatherings. Do these caucuses violate disability and voting rights?
Wisconsin’s nonvoters could be a powerful bloc — but barriers, disillusionment stand in the way
Working digitally and on the streets of Milwaukee, activists tried to convince nonvoters to go to the polls, but distrust and disgust kept some away
A pandemic. False fraud claims. A misplaced flash drive. How Milwaukee elections chief led high-pressure vote count.
Facing intense scrutiny, Claire Woodall-Vogg fought against ‘racially motivated’ attempts to suppress voting in the 2020 election.
Wisconsin GOP lawmakers call for tighter voting rules; Dems call election hearing a ‘sham’
Republicans called for changes to election law and made broad allegations of fraud and misconduct but offered little proof.
Despite a surge in absentee voting, changes to ballot processing languish in Wisconsin
Municipal clerks have urged the Legislature to allow processing of absentee ballots before Election Day. Those cries are growing louder.
Trump Wisconsin recount seeks to throw out tens of thousands of votes in Democratic strongholds
The president’s team wants to toss 170,000 in-person absentee ballots in Dane and Milwaukee counties; experts call the effort a long shot.
‘Checks and balances’: Inside the life cycle of a Wisconsin absentee ballot
President Donald Trump claims widespread fraud in states including Wisconsin. Elections officials say numerous safeguards make that nearly impossible.
Votebeat helps Wisconsin Watch expand 2020 election coverage
Wisconsin Watch and the Votebeat team cover voting security, suppression and disinformation aimed at Wisconsin voters as part of our Narrow Margin series.
‘Proud of my city’: Turnout down, but Milwaukee’s Black voters leapt hurdles to vote
Despite smaller turnout, activists see hopeful signs of determination as voters cast ballots amid a pandemic and barriers to get-out-the-vote efforts.