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Wisconsin supreme court appears poised to strike down legislative maps and end Republican dominance
Decision from four liberal justices in lawsuit could eliminate some of the most gerrymandered districts in the United States

Sam Levine in New York and Alice Herman in Madison

21, Nov, 2023 @7:31 PM

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Ohio voted to protect abortion rights. Republicans are scheming to undo it
Twenty-seven GOP members emphasized in a letter after the 7 November vote they would work to prevent its implementation

Alice Herman

17, Nov, 2023 @12:00 PM

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The rural Michigan town fighting against rightwing conspiracy theories
A conspiracy theory-touting clerk and far-right supervisor were ousted in Adams Township – but new officials face issues as the 2024 elections loom

Alice Herman in Hillsdale county, Michigan

10, Nov, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Ohio purged 26,000 voters days before abortion referendum deadline
Voting rights groups say move by Republican secretary of state lacked transparency and did not follow established practice

Alice Herman

03, Nov, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Republicans have ruled Wisconsin for a decade – but a court decision could change that
Republicans’ legislative majorities are virtually impenetrable thanks to district lines – but that could change if the current maps are overturned

Alice Herman in Wisconsin and Sam Levine in New York

27, Oct, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Prosecutors warned Trump’s knowledge of Twitter search warrant could ‘precipitate violence’, court filings show – as it happened
Court filing shows social media network handed over former president’s messages to federal election interference investigation

Léonie Chao-Fong

15, Sep, 2023 @8:03 PM

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Wisconsin Republicans vote to fire top election official as denialists tighten grip
State senate moves to oust nonpartisan elections administrator Meagan Wolfe, who became lightning rod for conspiracy theories

Alice Herman in Madison, Wisconsin

14, Sep, 2023 @9:19 PM

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Hunter Biden’s lawyer criticizes charging decision as ‘bending to political pressure’ – as it happened
Attorney says evidence has not change since charges were deemed unwarranted six weeks ago, as Republicans hit out at Bidens

Maanvi Singh (now); Léonie Chao-Fong and Maya Yang (earlier)

14, Sep, 2023 @8:59 PM

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Republicans threaten to impeach newly elected Wisconsin supreme court judge
Smarting after Janet Protasiewicz’s election to the state’s highest court, Republicans are now changing tack to challenge Democrats

Alice Herman in Madison, Wisconsin

11, Sep, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Wisconsin voters caught in the middle as misinformation takes on education
Keep our Republic aims to educate voters about elections and democracy, while North of 29 pushes widely debunked fraud claims

Alice Herman in Madison

03, Sep, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Former US president surrenders at Fulton jail over election charges – as it happened
President Trump has become first former US president to have mugshot taken after turning himself in at Georgia jail

Chris Stein US politics live blogger (now); Maya Yang and Léonie Chao-Fong (earlier)

25, Aug, 2023 @3:05 AM

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Spectre of Trump haunts debate as candidates jostle for spotlight
Abortion and the southern border energized presidential hopefuls, while the war in Ukraine elicited divided opinions

Alice Herman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

24, Aug, 2023 @9:00 AM

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