Entity: Wisconsin State Assembly

Wisconsin Assembly’s Partisan Election Investigation Frequently Destroyed Public Records

June 23, 2022
During a hearing in our lawsuit for public records from the investigation, Michael Gableman — the lawyer heading the inquiry — provided testimony indicating that records had been frequently destroyed.

Wisconsin State Assembly Records of Rep. Brandtjen’s Communications Concerning Guidance to Entities Investigating November 2020 Election

May 27, 2022
Records from the Wisconsin State Assembly in response to American Oversight's request for State Rep. Janel Brandtjen seeking policy documents for entities involved with investigating the results of the November 2020 election.

News Roundup: Gone Rogue

May 20, 2022
As false claims about election fraud continue to reverberate around the country, a Wisconsin judge raised concerns that the state’s election inquiry is out of control.

Wisconsin Assembly, Speaker given ‘one last crack’ at purging contempt in public records case

May 19, 2022
During a hearing on Thursday, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn ordered the Wisconsin Assembly and Speaker Robin Vos to produce an affidavit from Michael Gableman, who is leading the probe, by June 16 in order to avoid contempt penalties.

Vos Reverses Pledge to Recoup Taxpayer Money That Paid for Gableman’s Trips to Arizona ‘Audit’ and Lindell ‘Symposium’

May 12, 2022
News about the reversal comes as Gableman’s contract has been once again extended, this time indefinitely.

Public Records to Wisconsin Rep. Brandtjen Seeking Guidance to Entities Investigating November 2020 Election

May 9, 2022
Public records request to Wisconsin Representative Janel Brandtjen seeking policy documents for entities involved with investigating the results of the November 2020 election.

Wisconsin Judge Orders State Assembly, Speaker Vos Not to Delete Records from Election Investigation

May 4, 2022
“I’m frankly amazed that I have to say don’t destroy records that are subject to an open records request or order that to occur,” the judge said on Wednesday.

Records from Wisconsin Assembly Speaker’s Office Reveal Early Spring Negotiations over Gableman’s Pay and Second Contract Extension

April 29, 2022
The documents include language from a draft motion that would have extended Gableman’s partisan election investigation through the end of August instead of April. This week, the inquiry was extended yet again.

Records Request to Wisconsin House of Representatives for Rep. Ramthun’s Communications with Steven Bannon

April 21, 2022
Records request to the Wisconsin House of Representatives seeking Rep. Tim Ramthun's communications with Steve Bannon.

Records Request to the Wisconsin Assembly Seeking Ethics Waivers

April 18, 2022
Public records request to the Wisconsin Assembly and Speaker Robin Vos seeking ethics waivers or waivers of conflict for individuals assisting in the Office of Special Counsel's investigation of the November 2020 election.