Wisconsin Elections Commission unanimously rejects challenge to Tim Michels’ nominating petition

The Wisconsin Elections Commission voted unanimously Friday to reject a challenge that sought to keep Republican Tim Michels’ name off the ballot for governor. The 6-0 vote was noteworthy from a commission split 3-3 between Republicans and Democrats, but the decision could still be appealed in court. Democrats asked commissioners to strike 3,516 of Michels’ … Read more

Elections Commissioner Dean Knudson abruptly resigns, citing ‘deep desire’ from Republicans that he not chair the panel

The Wisconsin Elections Commission has delayed a vote to pick a new chair after Republican Commissioner Dean Knudson abruptly announced his resignation levels from the six-member panel, saying it had been made clear to him “from the highest of the Republican Party” that they didn’t ‘t want him to lead the body. Knudson, a former … Read more