President-elect Joe Biden

Gov. Tony Evers signs the document delivering Wisconsin's 10 Electoral College votes to Joe Biden (photo by Morry Gash, Associated Press)

‘Institutions held strong’ says one of Wisconsin’s presidential electors

BY: - December 14, 2020

In Wisconsin and across the country, 538 members of the Electoral College met on Monday to cast their votes for president — officially awarding President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris their 306 earned electoral college votes.  But many of those electors, in battleground states such as Wisconsin, met under increased security and amid […]

President Donald Trump shrugging and making a face looking skeptical disbelieving

Racine judge affirms election results, striking blow to Trump’s efforts to overturn election results

BY: - December 11, 2020

President Donald Trump, like the Chicago Bears, has racked up five five straight losses in the state of Wisconsin.  On Friday morning, Racine County Reserve Judge Stephen Simanek affirmed the results of the presidential election recounts in Dane and Milwaukee counties, striking a blow to Trump’s efforts to toss out hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites’ […]

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Elections official stands by at rally as speakers spread conspiracies, promote political violence

BY: - December 8, 2020

One of the six officials charged with administering and protecting Wisconsin’s elections system stood on the steps of the State Capitol Monday afternoon as a group of President Donald Trump’s supporters chanted “stop the steal.”  Robert Spindell, one of three Republicans on the Wisconsin Elections Commission stood by as speakers spread conspiracy theories about election […]

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Baldwin, Moore hope Biden administration will boost transitional jobs proposal

BY: - December 4, 2020

Will a Joe Biden administration give new life to a jobs program to help the chronically unemployed? Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) hope so. The two Wisconsin lawmakers are talking up their bill to expand transitional jobs programs, which use government subsidies to offset wages in order to help people […]

No one has to touch the ballot scanner to insert their ballot. And there were only several voters present around 9:30 am on 4/7/20

Presidential recount has been ordered, this is how it works

BY: - November 19, 2020

On Thursday morning, the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) officially ordered a recount of ballots cast in the presidential election in Dane and Milwaukee counties.  After the order was sent, the two counties could begin the re-tallying. Each has until 9 a.m. on Saturday to begin the process and the recount must be finished in 13 […]

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Kamala Harris on health care with young supporter

Savoring a historic election 

BY: - November 9, 2020

We were out in the backyard with our teenaged girls on Saturday night when we tuned in to watch Joe Biden’s victory speech. Kamala Harris strode on stage in suffragette white to the strains of “Work That”  — Mary J. Blige singing about being a beautiful queen. Suddenly, unexpectedly, I had tears in my eyes. […]