These Are the Clerks Who Carried Wisconsin Through its April Pandemic Election. Here Are Their Fears About November.
Many clerks, in charge of running elections across Wisconsin, said they are worried the upcoming November election will be a repeat of the state’s messy April primary, when thousands of absentee ballots went missing or reached voters late.
July 24, 2020
'The idea is to simplify': Wisconsin election officials vow major changes to absentee ballot system after chaotic spring vote
The changes follow an investigation by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the PBS series FRONTLINE and Columbia Journalism Investigations that revealed numerous breakdowns in the state's absentee ballot system.
May 22, 2020
"They Should Have Done Something": Broad Failures Fueled Wisconsin Ballot Crisis, Investigation Shows
Inadequate computer systems, overwhelmed clerks and misleading ballot information hampered Wisconsin’s historic — and historically troubling — spring election.
April 21, 2020
'Voter Suppression At Its Finest': Wisconsin Citizens Say Missing Ballots, Lines and Coronavirus Kept Them from Being Counted in Election
A picture emerged of voters disappointed, angry and confused about how the election played out in a state that has long prided itself on taking voting seriously.
April 13, 2020