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State senator asks what the “world of crazy” is at WEC confirmation hearing

By: - September 1, 2023

Despite multiple legal opinions stating they had no authority to do so, Wisconsin Senate Republicans went forward with the confirmation hearing of Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe this week. “What’s that mean, the world of crazy?” Sen. Dan Knodl (R-Germantown) asked of a Rock County clerk who spoke about how the spread of election […]

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Examiner named top online news site, wins four other Milwaukee Press Club Awards

By: - May 13, 2023

The Wisconsin Examiner staff won top honors for online news reporting and staff members walked away with four additional awards from the Milwaukee Press Club Friday night for work published in 2022. Editor Ruth Conniff’s weekly commentaries were named the Best Column among online publications and reporter Henry Redman was a first-place finisher for short […]

Live spring election coverage

By: - April 4, 2023

Polls have closed on Tuesday, April 4 in Wisconsin’s much-watched Supreme Court race as well as local elections around the state. Examiner reporters on the ground delivering live reports.

Gov. Tony Evers votes on Election Day, Nov. 8 2022 | Photo by Henry Redman

Election Day 2022 live feed: Evers wins re-election

By: - November 9, 2022

As voters go to the polls for the Tuesday, Nov. 8 midterm elections, and as results are tallied, Examiner staff will be continuously updating our site with live coverage of the races for Wisconsin governor, U.S. Senate and the Legislature, as well as covering how the voting itself is going. Check back for updates.

Ruth Conniff, Henry Redman, Isiah Holmes and Erik Gunn at the Milwaukee Press Club Awards dinner | Examiner photo

Wisconsin Examiner wins multiple Milwaukee Press Club Awards

By: - May 12, 2022

The Wisconsin Examiner won six Milwaukee Press Club awards for excellence in journalism for stories published in 2021. The winners, which were announced at the club’s Gridiron Awards dinner at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee on May 6 included: Silver Award: Best Pandemic Story that Appeared Online: Erik Gunn “Racial and income fault lines over […]

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Wisconsin Examiner a finalist for six Milwaukee Press Club Awards; wins open records, environmental reporting honors

By: - March 10, 2022

The Wisconsin Examiner team earned top-three honors in six categories for the 2021 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Awards. Finalists were announced Tuesday, and first, second and third place finishers in each category will be announced on May 6 at the club’s Gridiron Awards event at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee. This year’s […]

Live Election Coverage: Wisconsin called for Biden

By: - November 4, 2020

This Examiner’s live 2020 election blog, with reports from around the state .