Elections

Nearly 30 referred for voter fraud in presidential election

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Municipal clerks have referred nearly 30 people to prosecutors for voting illegally in the presidential election out of 3.3 million votes cast, according to data from the Wisconsin Elections Commission, undermining former President Donald Trump’s claims…

Democrats press for broader voter access as GOP resists

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in the U.S. Senate mounted an aggressive case against Democrats' sweeping election and voter-access legislation, pushing to roll back proposals for automatic registration, 24-hour ballot drop boxes and other changes in an increasingly charged national debate.

Wisconsin Republicans to vote on election law changes

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature was scheduled to vote Tuesday on bills that would make it more difficult to vote absentee — proposals that are all but certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers but that GOP lawmakers say are needed to address issues that arose during last year's presidential election.

Florida gov signs GOP voting law critics call 'un-American'

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a sweeping elections bill into law Thursday that he and other Republicans said would place guardrails against fraud, even as they acknowledged there were no serious signs of voting irregularities last November. Democrats and voter rights advocates said the partisan move will make it harder for some voters to cast ballots.

Republican law professor announces attorney general run

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Ryan Owens announced Monday that he will run for attorney general, becoming the second Republican to enter the race against incumbent Democrat Josh Kaul. Fond du Lac County District Attorney Eric Toney…