Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections

An audit employee on June 9, 2021, works at a station that images ballots to detect alleged counterfeit ballots.

Elections chair initiates a forensic Arizona-style audit in Wisconsin

BY: - July 27, 2021

Apparently Speaker Robin Vos’ hiring of former law enforcement officers to conduct an election investigation, under the direction of former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman, is not sufficient for some members of his Republican legislative caucus.  Rep. Janel Brandtjen (R-Menomonee Falls), who chairs the Assembly Campaign and Elections Committee, announced Monday she has decided […]

Election committee members schooled during latest non-public hearing

BY: - April 1, 2021

The Assembly continued its partisan “investigation” into the 2020 presidential elections with a third invite-only hearing before the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections on Wednesday.  While Democrats and voting access advocacy groups have labeled past hearings a “sham,” the answers from the sole invited guest were in marked contrast to the first two hearings […]

Hintz calls for removal of Republicans from elections committee who “promote the lie that the presidential election was stolen”

BY: - January 14, 2021

Assembly Democratic leader Gordon Hintz is calling on Speaker Robin Vos to remove the members of the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections who sent a letter “replete with false narratives impugning the integrity of Wisconsin’s election” to Vice President Mike Pence asking that he not permit the election results to be certified declaring Joe […]

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Legislative public hearing on election is a Trump rally minus the flags

BY: - December 11, 2020

Right-wing radio host Dan O’Donnell has been ranting for weeks about election fraud and crimes on his partisan show that airs on 1130 WISN and 1310 WIBA. On Friday in the Capitol, he reiterated his claim that there were enough fraudulent votes to overturn the Wisconsin election result.  Knowing exactly what he would say, O’Donnell […]

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Democratic committee members denounce ‘forum for debunked conspiracies’ at Assembly hearing next week

BY: - December 4, 2020

As Trump’s last-ditch efforts to overturn Wisconsin’s presidential election results wind their way through the courts, Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and Majority Leader Rep. Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) announced that the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections will hold a public hearing about the 2020 presidential election on Friday, Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. “With numerous […]

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Assembly elections chair calls for transparency

BY: - November 12, 2020

Rep. Ron Tusler, the chair of the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections, says that over the past weekend, his office received around 1,000 calls from people who do not trust the presidential election results between the time Speaker Robin Vos announced his committee would review the election late last Friday and Monday at 9 […]