Both state Democratic party Chair Ben Wikler and state Republican Chair Andrew Hitt stressed a commitment to expanding their party’s ground game and voter outreach programs ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Wisconsin Elections Commission spokesman Reid Mangey is strongly disputing the notion that the practice of auditing election ballots by running them through vote tabulation devices is problematic.
Political handicappers say Democrats face an uphill battle to win back the 7th Congressional District no matter when Gov. Tony Evers calls the special election to fill Sean Duffy’s northern Wisconsin seat.
The Republican authors of legislation to create a new dental therapist license in Wisconsin hailed the proposal as a way to improve access.
Of the 48 guards who accepted transfers to take advantage of a pay increase for working in Wisconsin’s most understaffed prisons, fewer than 25% went to the two facilities with the highest vacancy rates.
A Wisconsin Elections Commission security official is expressing concern that outdated operating systems are being used by local elections clerks across the state.
Groups spent $17.8 million lobbying in Wisconsin during the first six months of 2019, a dip from the previous budget cycle as divided government returned to the Capitol for the first time in more than a decade.
Gov. Evers says the $75 million in general revenue set aside for transportation projects won’t help fund the Milwaukee streetcar. But Republicans say the issue isn’t over.
Joint Finance Committee Co-chair Alberta Darling is among Wisconsin state senators gearing up to seek re-election in 2020.
An influx of Latinos is helping some of the least diverse counties in Wisconsin rank among those in the country seeing the greatest relative increase in diversity.