Entity: Wisconsin Elections Commission

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

Request to the Wisconsin Elections Commission Seeking Sent Emails Concerning Poll Watching

July 27, 2020
Request to the Wisconsin Elections Commission seeking sent emails concerning poll-watching activities or poll-watcher recruitment, and communications with proponents of restrictive voting laws.

Wis. Elections Commission Records Regarding Cares Act Funding for Elections

July 22, 2020
Records from the Wisconsin Elections Commission in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding the distribution of CARES Act funding for election administration. These records include a spreadsheet of subgrant disbursements.

Request to the Wis. Elections Commission Seeking Records Regarding CARES Act Funding for Elections

July 22, 2020
Public records request to the Wisconsin Elections Commission seeking records regarding the distribution of CARES Act funding for election administration. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on how Wisconsin is distributing and utilizing CARES Act funds in preparation for the November 2020 election.

In the Documents: Partisan Communications Between Wisconsin Elections Commission Members and State Lawmakers

June 24, 2020
One memo includes a proposal to allow the state — currently the subject of voter-purge lawsuit — to remove voters from the rolls more regularly.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

Records Request to Wis. Elections Commission Regarding Election Officials’ Calendars

June 10, 2020
Records request to the Wisconsin Elections Commission seeking all calendar entries for senior leadership.

Records Request to the Wis. Elections Commission Seeking Voting Rights Protections Policies for Qualified Incarcerated Voters

June 10, 2020
Public Records Request to the Wisconsin Elections Commission asking for its policies and guidance documents to ensure that incarcerated individuals who are qualified to vote are able to exercise their voting rights.

Public Records Request to the Wisconsin Elections Commission for April 2020 Election Complaint Data and Resolution Policies

May 18, 2020
Request to the Wisconsin Elections Commission asking for data on voter complaints before and after the April 7, 2020, election complaints and for policies for resolving those complaints.

News Roundup: The Subversion of Justice at the Justice Department

May 15, 2020
From investigations into the president’s perceived enemies to interference in the criminal cases of Trump allies like Flynn and Roger Stone, the ongoing politicization of the department is a dangerous threat to the rule of law.