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Wisconsin electors vote for president

President-elect Joe Biden
December 14, 2020

Monday at noon the Wisconsin electors will vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for president and vice-president. The Wisconsin Democratic electors this year are:

Gov. Evers Announces Wisconsin Electoral College Meeting

Governor Tony Evers
December 11, 2020
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced Wisconsin’s Electoral College members will meet next Mon., Dec. 14, 2020, at 12 p.m. in the Wisconsin State Capitol to cast their votes for President and Vice President of the United States.

Joint Committee on Campaigns and Elections Hearing

Wisconsin Capitol
December 11, 2020

A hearing will be held by the Join Committee on Campaigns and Elections at 10 AM on Friday, Dec. 11. We will embed the live stream here, thanks to Wisconsin Eye, as soon as the hearing starts.

The committee has announced who has been invited to testify, which is almost exclusively conservative and Republican people, including a right-wing talk show host.  Dean Knudson and Robert Spindell are two of the three Republican members of the bi-partisan Wisconsin Elections Commission.

Gov. Evers Certifies 2020 General Election Results

November 30, 2020

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today, in accordance with state and federal law, signed the Certificate of Ascertainment, certifying the results of the November 3rd General Election. 

Trump campaign files for recount in Dane, Milwaukee Counties

Troupis files for recount
November 18, 2020

The Trump campaign wire transferred 3 million dollars to the Wisconsin Election Commission overnight. According to Reid Magney the press contact for the commission, they have not yet received a petition for a recount and have no other information other than that they have been told a petition will be filed later today.

The recount countdown - Biden expands lead in canvassed votes

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November 17, 2020

A quick update - the canvassed votes are in from all 72 counties in the state. The final unofficial count indicates that Biden has increased his lead in Wisconsin by 181 votes, and won by 20,608. These canvassed votes have not yet been made official by the state. The clock is ticking for the Trump campaign to file for a recount by 5 PM tomorrow, either for a full recount of the state or a more limited recount of a few counties.

An embarrassing failure for election pollsters

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

Back to Normal

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November 4, 2020

Normal in this case is referring to the website, not to anything else. Like many of you, I stayed up late last night - just long enough to hear the President of the United States threaten democracy. And to see that the election is going to be with us for some time in the future. I intended to leave the site in election mode until the national elections seemed clear, but that is clearly far off in the future, and there are other things to talk about in the interim.

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LION Publishers Election Night Stream

November 3, 2020

WisCommunity will be hosting a live stream of election news from LION Publishers around the country. It will take place at 7 PM Central Time. We're not at all sure who will show up, but it should be interesting. Tune In Here!

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