With state Supreme Court approval, coordinated norm-breaking across state boards allows GOP to hold control of some and possibly take control of others sooner than usual, experts say Continue reading Over a year later, Republican appointees to Wisconsin tech school board still refuse to resign despite expired terms
Republican candidates want to expand the elected office’s power to oversee elections, while Democratic candidates oppose the idea Continue reading In an election year with elevated stakes, meet the candidates for Wisconsin Secretary of State
With Supreme Court approval, more DNR board members might stay on past their terms, which could keep it under Republican control. Continue reading ‘Characteristic of sham democracies’: DNR board member refuses to step down after term. Others might follow.
More than a quarter of incumbents not running for their seats in 2022, a number not seen since World War II Continue reading Record number of retirements in Wisconsin State Legislature this year
It’s a subtle but potentially significant result of the fierce redistricting battle that wrapped in April with a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision giving the GOP significant political victories. Continue reading GOP redistricting separated Fitzgerald brothers – who live 13 miles apart – into different congressional districts. Democrats put them back together again.
Ryan Weichelt, a professor of geography at UW-Eau Claire who specializes in redistricting, built this interactive map that shows the changes. Continue reading INTERACTIVE MAP: See how Wisconsin’s congressional districts changed in the redistricting process, down to the municipality
Different, and some would say more effective, election frameworks exist. Some are starting to emerge in the U.S. One is proportional representation. Continue reading Better ways to do elections are out there, critics say. Other countries use them. Why not here?