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Racine among cities monitored for federal voting rights violations by Justice Department on Nov. 8

RACINE, WI — Racine residents voting in the general election on Tuesday will see the U.S. Department of Justice there to monitor polling locations for potential voting rights violations. Officials with the Justice Department plan to monitor elections in 64 communities – including Racine – for compliance with federal voting rights laws on Tuesday, Nov. […]

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Security seals and documentation: The life cycle of Wisconsin election ballots

by Matt Mencarini / Wisconsin Watch, Wisconsin WatchNovember 4, 2022 Wisconsin Watch is a nonprofit and nonpartisan newsroom. Subscribe to our our newsletter to get our investigative stories and Friday news roundup. As Wisconsinites head to the polls on Tuesday they may only spend four or five minutes with their ballot. They’ll mark their votes, get a sticker […]

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Ahead of November 8 election, disability advocates lay out rule changes, accommodations

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerOctober 27, 2022 Less than two weeks before the midterm elections, in a year in which Republicans have attempted to tighten the reins on voting rules based on false theories of election fraud, the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition held a virtual event Wednesday to outline what accommodations voters with disabilities are […]

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Wisconsin clerks face challenges as voter skepticism becomes new reality

by Jacob Resneck / Wisconsin Watch, WisconsinWatch.orgOctober 26, 2022 Oconto County Clerk Kim Pytleski has a series of colorful, hand-drawn posters in her office for the barrage of questions she fields from election skeptics, including one that reads, “Perception has become Reality!” “People are throwing skepticism and these comments out there, but they’re not doing […]

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Three big changes to voting in Wisconsin in 2022, and one smaller one

by The Badger Project, The Badger ProjectOctober 11, 2022 Be sure your absentee ballot and witness form are filled out completely, or your vote might not count. By Peter Cameron, THE BADGER PROJECT Since 2020, the state of Wisconsin has made several changes to the way it conducts elections. Read up on them here so […]

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Upcoming election deadlines, Elections 101 for this November

RACINE COUNTY — Deadlines are approaching for Wisconsin’s 2022 general election, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 8. State residents have until Wednesday, Oct. 19, to register to vote via mail or online. To be eligible, a resident must be 18 years old by election day and present a valid form of personal identification such as a […]

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