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Falsehoods about Wisconsin’s vote count are flying. Here’s the truth.

By Howard Hardee Wisconsin Watch Falsehoods flew in all directions on Nov. 4 as the results of the presidential election hung on a razor’s edge. After former Vice President Joe Biden took an early morning lead over President Donald Trump, speculation about Wisconsin’s vote-counting process ran wild on social media. Just before 10 a.m., Michael […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Uptown Observer

AP calls Wisconsin for Biden; group celebrates in Civic Center Park

Supporters of Joe Biden stand in Civic Center Park Wednesday holding signs stating “Voters Decide” while celebrating Biden’s projected victory in the state. Photo by Daniel Thompson/The Uptown Observer. KENOSHA ⏤ The Associated Press’ selection of Joe Biden as the projected winner of the state in the general election had a near instant reaction in […]

Posted inBreaking, Elections, Local news

AP: Trump wins Racine County, Biden leads state by 1%

RACINE COUNTY – Voters in Racine County preferred President Donald Trump over former Vice President Joe Biden by 4,321 votes during the 2020 general election. According to the Associated Press, Racine County saw a higher voter turnout than the 2016 Presidential Election, with 105,629 people casting their ballot, a 17 percent increase over 2016. With […]

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Election Day Photo Gallery

Election day is finally here. Did you vote? Wisconsinites have voted early, voted absentee, and voted in person. November 3, 2020 is the last day to vote for the Presidential Election. Today, we got in the spirit of voting. The Racine County Eye asked for individuals to share photos with us of them participating in […]

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Skepticism urged as disinformation, voter suppression wash over Wisconsin

Late in July, President Donald Trump used his Twitter-powered megaphone to muse about postponing the Nov. 3 election, citing alleged — and widely debunked — concerns about mail-in voter fraud. Despite widespread efforts to fact-check the president — and make clear he lacks the power to delay the election — Trump’s voter fraud myth was […]

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Racine County Spring Election results

RACINE COUNTY – Over 50,000 people cast a ballot for the Racine County Spring Election, which had been canceled by Gov. Tony Evers and reversed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court just hours later. The COVID-19 virus forced voting precincts to be changed, an unprecedented number of ballots were mailed out, and drive-through voting became a […]

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Notes from the DNC: Local Party Chair Inspired by Biden, Obama

**Editor’s Note: Democratic Party of Racine County Chair Meg Andrietsch is reporting from the Democratic National Convention in Philadephia, PA. The second night of the Democratic National Convention was the roll call night.  We had nominations for President of the United States.  US Senator Barbara Mikulski nominated Hillary Clinton, and Congressman John Lewis was one of […]

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