Gov. Tony Evers encouraged Wisconsinites to start planning virtual holiday gatherings and to limit gatherings to immediate family or household members in a radio address Thursday.
Wisconsin voters turned out in record numbers Tuesday, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, but officials are actively preparing for a recount as President Trump signals he will challenge Biden’s narrow victory by only a 0.6 percent margin.
With almost all precincts reporting, it appears Wisconsin Democrats have stopped Republicans from securing a veto-proof supermajority in the state legislature.
Former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the winner of Wisconsin in the presidential election by the Associated Press Wednesday afternoon, after a record setting 3.2 million votes were cast in the state.
All seven of Wisconsin’s incumbent congressional representatives — four Republicans and three Democrats — won reelection Tuesday night, and Republicans were able to hold the 5th congressional district seat left by outgoing U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner.
Election officials do not expect to know which presidential candidate will win Wisconsin before early tomorrow morning. Milwaukee’s vote count, which could significantly shift the results, is not expected before 5 a.m. Wednesday.
President Donald Trump traveled to Kenosha for a last-minute rally on the eve of Election Day, as Wisconsin figures to be a key battleground state heading into the 2020 presidential election.
As Election Day looms, nearly 1.9 million absentee ballots have been returned in Wisconsin as of Monday morning — about 63 percent of the state’s voting total in 2016.
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden held two very different campaign events in a COVID-19-wracked Wisconsin Friday, each to appeal to the state’s voters just days ahead of the election.
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Tuesday that he joined a coalition of 22 state attorneys general in opposing a proposed Department of Homeland Security rule that would set time limits on student visas.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-3 Monday to not grant a six-day extension to county ballots in Wisconsin, and now requires all ballots to be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day.
Democratic candidate Joe Biden has grown his lead over Republican President Donald Trump in Wisconsin with only nine days until Election Day, according to a new poll released by the University of Wisconsin Monday.
The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault and End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released a joint statement Thursday in support of Embrace and Black Lives Matter.
Gov. Tony Evers addressed the state’s continuing COVID-19 outbreak at a media briefing Thursday. The legislature has not taken action on the pandemic since April, prompting concern from Democrats.
The Extension Dairy Program at the UW Division of Extension thrives on working in-person with farming communities across the state of Wisconsin. When the pandemic hit, the program addressed pandemic-related issues in the dairy industry while transitioning to online programming.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission held a special teleconference meeting Tuesday to discuss an Outagamie County ballot misprint and other issues related to absentee voting.
A Barron County judge reinstated Gov. Tony Evers mandate that restricted capacity at bars, restaurants and other public venues to 25 percent Monday, after an initial court ruling struck the order down.
Amid record COVID-19 activity in Wisconsin, President Trump held a rally in Janesville Saturday night where he downplayed the severity of the pandemic and criticized Gov. Tony Evers’ attempts to enforce public health guidelines.
Gov. Tony Evers, the state Public Service Commission and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation selected six communities to participate in a program focused on expanding broadband access Thursday.