A Republican state lawmaker is floating sweeping overhauls to how the state conducts elections. But, even before they’ve been officially introduced, the bills are already facing pushback. The six bills, proposed by Republican Senator Duey Stroebel of Saukville, would change requirements for indefinitely confined voters, institute stricter voter ID laws and bar election funding from […]
In November 2019, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) filed a complaint against the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) arguing that they were required by state law to remove over 200,000 names from the voter rolls due to changes in residential address. On December 13, 2019, a judge ruled in WILL’s favor and the […]
This Thursday, Wisconsin officially begins its statewide recount of votes cast in the presidential election. UW-Madison political science professor David Canon talks with Tony about how it’s proceeding, why it’s taking place, and whether Wisconsin’s voting system is susceptible to inaccurate tabulation.
How democratic are our elections really? Today Carousel talks with UW Professor David Cannon to discuss it all – primaries,caucuses; delegates and superdelegates; winner take all, brokered conventions, and so much more. Did you think this was a vote of the people? Think again. David Cannon is a professor of political science at the University […]