wisconsin elections

La Follette wins Democratic primary for Secretary of State

MADISON, Wis. -- Doug La Follette has won the Democratic primary for Wisconsin Secretary of State as Republicans have hopes of taking the office and reshaping its powers in November. La Follette won the Democratic primary over Alexia Sabor with…

Wisconsin Senate approves Republican election changes

Republicans who control the Wisconsin Senate moved Wednesday to change state elections based largely on false claims that the November election was tainted, passing bills that would make interfering with election observers a crime and barring polling officials from accepting private grants to aid with administration.

Recount in Dane, Milwaukee counties proceeds against backdrop of baseless claims

Clerks in Dane and Milwaukee counties were busy Thursday preparing for a recount of almost 800,000 ballots after the WEC officially passed the order after the Trump campaign submitted their petition on Wednesday. The thirteen-day clock on the presidential election started ticking Thursday morning, after a contentious, hours-long meeting of the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

State elections official says no security concerns

A Wisconsin state elections official says despite concerns over security, no problems were detected in last month's election or the just-completed presidential recount.Elections supervisor Ross Hein reported at a Wisconsin Elections Commission meeting on Wednesday that all election applications, including the commission's website, all worked smoothly. He says "we saw none" of the security issues they were on guard for before the election.