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  • Wisconsin legislature votes to send two ballot questions related to the governor’s power to appropriate federal funds to the November ballot

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    The Wisconsin State Assembly took the final vote in a two-session process to send two constitutional amendments to the general election ballot for Nov. 5. Both relate to the governor’s power to appropriate federal funds given to the state. The first question will ask voters whether the legislature should be prohibited from delegating its power…

  • Trump campaign has outraised Haley campaign in Wisconsin

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    Donald Trump (R) has raised the most money from Wisconsin of all presidential candidates, with $631,964 raised since the start of the campaign cycle. Trump raised $146,844 in the fourth quarter of 2023. Nikki Haley (R) has raised the next most from Wisconsin, with $508,509 since the start of the campaign and $246,244 in the…

  • New RCV bans on the table, but bills supporting ranked-choice outnumber opposition legislation in 2024 sessions

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    Republican legislators have introduced new ranked-choice voting (RCV) prohibitions in five states so far this year. These efforts come after three states approved Republican-sponsored bans last year. The number of active bills supporting RCV continues to outnumber those banning or repealing its use.  Of the 75 RCV bills currently active in state legislatures:  Twenty-three of…

  • Election legislation roundup: Wisconsin State Senate

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    As of Dec. 3, Ballotpedia has tracked 31 election-related bills in the Wisconsin State Senate since the beginning of the year. Of the 31, Ballotpedia tracked one from Nov. 27-Dec. 3. Republicans sponsored the bill. The bill is below:    During the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3, Ballotpedia tracked 34 Senate election-related bills nationally. As of…

  • Election legislation roundup: Wisconsin State Senate

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    As of Nov. 26, Ballotpedia has tracked 30 election-related bills in the Wisconsin State Senate since the beginning of the year. Of the 30, Ballotpedia tracked one from Nov. 20-26. Republicans sponsored the bill. The bill is below:    During the week of Nov. 20-26, Ballotpedia tracked three Senate election-related bills nationally. As of Nov. 26,…

  • Election legislation roundup: Wisconsin State Legislature

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    As of Nov. 19, members of the Wisconsin State Legislature, which includes the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate, have passed five bills related to election administration since the beginning of the year. Of those five bills, legislators passed four during the week of Nov. 13-19. Republicans sponsored the four bills. The bills…

  • Ballot measure roundup: Wisconsin

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    As of Nov. 14, three ballot measures have been certified for Wisconsin’s statewide ballot in 2024, including three new certifications Ballotpedia tracked from Nov. 8-14. All three measures are legislatively referred constitutional amendments on the ballot, two on April 2, 2024, and one on Nov. 5, 2024. The three ballot measures are below:    Wisconsin Election…

  • Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey: Wisconsin roundup

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    Wisconsin is holding elections, including for state legislature, on Aug. 13, 2024. A number of candidates running in these elections completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office. Below is a selection of responses from a candidate who filled out…

  • Wisconsin to vote on prohibiting private funds in elections and a second question related to election officials at the April primary election

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    The Wisconsin State Legislature voted to send one constitutional amendment as two ballot questions to the April 2, 2024, ballot. The first question asks voters to prohibit governments from applying or accepting non-governmental funds or equipment for the administration of any primary, election, or referendum. The second question asks voters to provide that only election…

  • Wisconsin could become the eighth state to add language to its state constitution authorizing “only” United States citizens to vote in elections

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    The Wisconsin State Legislature took the final vote on Nov. 9 to send a constitutional amendment to the Nov. 2024 ballot that would add language to the state constitution to provide that only U.S. citizens who are 18 years old or older can vote in federal, state, local, or school elections. Currently, the constitution says,…