Wisconsin Democrats are calling for the Republican leader of the state Senate to remove his appointee to the state’s bipartisan election commission over comments he made about minority turnout in Milwaukee.
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Did a Wisconsin election official say he’s ‘proud’ of depressed voter turnout in Milwaukee?
Yes. Robert Spindell, the Vice Chair of the Wisconsin Elections Commission, wrote in an email,
“We can be especially proud of the City of Milwaukee (80.2% Dem Vote) casting 37,000 less votes than cast in the 2018 election with the major reduction happening in the overwhelming Black and Hispanic areas.”
Wisconsin Elections Commission member bragged about GOP plan to suppress Milwaukee votes
A Democratic member of the Wisconsin Elections Commission called Wednesday for a Republican member who bragged about GOP efforts to suppress votes in Milwaukee to resign from the bipartisan panel.
What voter turnout in Wisconsin and beyond means about elections
The way we talk about political participation leaves out many Americans, including nearly 3.3 million convicted of felonies or serving felony sentences.
Did Dane County, Wisconsin have 88% voter turnout in 2022, tied with the 2018 midterms?
No. Dane County saw 80.3% turnout in the 2022 midterm election, according to unofficial results last updated at 5:12 a.m. on Nov. 9.
Evers beats Michels for Wisconsin governor; Johnson defeats Barnes in U.S. Senate race
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers beats Republican challenger Tim Michels; GOP U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson wins re-election bid against Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes.
Are you voting on Nov. 8? For some Milwaukee residents, the question is complicated.
Residents on Milwaukee’s North and South sides are split on whether they will vote. Some cite barriers.
$45 a vote, and for what?
Now that Wisconsin’s summer bout of recall madness has ended, let’s run the numbers.
Youth voters, Dane County may narrow state’s ‘enthusiasm gap’
President Barack Obama’s visit to Madison last week could reap several strategic benefits for Democrats.
Wisconsin voter turnout patterns shift, creating tough landscape for Republicans in governor’s race
Republicans hoping to reclaim the governor’s office in next year’s election will have to overcome shifting patterns of voter turnout. More than two-thirds of the counties that handed victories to Republican President George Bush in 2004 shifted to support Democrat Barack Obama last year, data and interviews show.