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Election Commission releases cost and timeline for recount

WEC Logo
November 16, 2020

The Wisconsin Election Commission has released an estimated cost for a recount of the November presidential election, and a timeline for the recount. 

Jeff Smith - Democracy at Work

State Senator Jeff Smith
November 10, 2020

And, just like that, Election Day has passed! What a relief for all of us. At the end of an election season, you may feel overwhelmed with emotion; we feel excited, relieved and disappointed all at the same time.

 

An embarrassing failure for election pollsters

November 8, 2020
Watching the presidential election returns on election night in retirement community of The Villages, Florida.

Continuing Coverage of Biden-Harris win

Live: Celebrations Around The U.S. As Joe Biden Projected President-Elect | NBC News

November 7, 2020

We'll be adding in some video feeds of analysis and celebration (and perhaps protest) around the country.

Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence

State Senator Jeff Smith
November 6, 2020

Please note, this weekly column contains sensitive information regarding domestic violence, which may be triggering for some readers. 

 

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet virtually with two community leaders representing domestic violence awareness organizations in Wisconsin. Every October, we recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month to bring attention to this issue and better understand the impact domestic violence has in our communities.

 

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris expected to speak at 7 PM Central Time

Vice President Joe Biden

WATCH LIVE: Biden expected to speak in Wilmington

November 6, 2020

Update -- it's not clear if this address will happen, or if it does, when. It sounds like the Biden team was expecting the media to announce a winner by now, but of course, that has not happened.

LWVWI Celebrates Record High Voter Turnout in Wisconsin

November 6, 2020

[MADISON, Wis.] - After months of comprehensive voter education and outreach efforts across Wisconsin, the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin (LWVWI) celebrates a record high voter turnout in the recent presidential election.

Morning Minute - Governor Evers on recount

Governor Tony Evers

WisEye Morning Minute: Gov. Evers on Trump Calling for a Recount

November 5, 2020

During yesterday's  Governor Evers was asked about a possible recount that the Trump campaign had asked for. 

Ron Kind Wins

Representative Ron Kind
November 4, 2020

In a nail-biter of a race, incumbent US Representative Ron Kind (D) has won in the race against challenger Derrick Van Orden (R). The unofficial result gives Kind 199,676 votes against Van Orden's 188,681. Locally only Eau Claire county was won by Kind, with Chippewa, Dunn, Pierce, and Pepin counties falling into the Van Orden camp.