Spending in Wisconsin's governor's race shattered the previous record by more than 75%, with more than $164 million spent on the contest won in the battleground state by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, a group that tracks campaign spending in state elections reported Tuesday.
Governor's races often are overshadowed by the fight for control of Congress during midterm elections. But this fall, the nation's political future hangs just as much on governor's mansions as it does on Capitol Hill.
A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday adopted "least change" legislative and congressional redistricting maps submitted by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, a plan that largely preserves the current district lines that give Republicans majorities.
The conservative push to effectively end absentee ballot drop boxes in Wisconsin is scheduled to return to a courtroom on Thursday in a case that seeks to prohibit dropping ballots off anywhere other than at the local clerk’s office.
Republican leaders on Wednesday subpoenaed the city of Madison for absentee ballot certificates returned in the 2020 presidential race, as part of a GOP-led investigation into a nonpartisan audit of the Wisconsin election
Wisconsin Elections Commission administrator Meagan Wolfe testified Tuesday that a recent audit of the 2020 presidential election in the state from the nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau contains a handful of errors that will need to be corrected.
The Republicans who control the Wisconsin Legislature released their redistricting plans on Wednesday, maps that were immediately blasted as "rigged" because they are based largely on existing districts the GOP drew a decade ago and that solidified their majorities.