Wisconsin Republicans Fight Gerrymandering Decision

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (02/26/2017) – Republicans are actively appealing the recent federal court ruling that found them engaging in unconstitutional gerrymandering when they redrew boundaries that affect voting districts. A State Senator claims GOP leaders have decided to roll the dice by using another $175,000 of taxpayers money to continue what has been a losing battle to defend themselves against a federal court decision that found the Republicans rigged Wisconsin elections when they drew the current lines. “With today’s decision by state Republicans to appeal the federal court ruling that found them to have engaged in unconstitutional gerrymandering, justice for Wisconsin’s voters […]

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District Court Says Fix Wisconsin District Boundaries

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/27/2017) – A three judge federal district court ruling requires the State of Wisconsin to redraw legislative district boundaries. The existing boundaries were created by a Republican controlled legislature. Democrats complained that the boundaries of the districts favored the election of majority party candidates as a result. Today’s ruling based on the federal district court proceedings attempts to remedy what is perceived as unfair voter makeup resulting from the current borders, otherwise known as gerrymandering. “Today’s decision by the federal court is in keeping with what those of us who brought this case forward knew all along, Wisconsin’s legislative […]

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Wisconsin’s 10 Electoral Votes Officially Go To Trump

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (12/19/2016) – Wisconsin’s 10 Electoral Votes have all gone to Donald Trump as Electoral College electors in states throughout the United States cast votes today that reflect the Electoral results of the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election. Even though there were attempts by disgruntled citizens to convince the Electoral College voters to vote for someone other than Republican candidate Donald Trump, Trump is expected to remain President-Elect until the swearing in ceremony, January 20, 2017. Following the conclusion of today’s meeting of the electors, Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Brad Courtney released the following statement: “Today, Donald Trump received […]

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Recount Shows Trump Wins Wisconsin By Bigger Margin

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (12/13/2016) – The recount of 2016 Presidential Election votes in Wisconsin called for by Green Party candidate Jill Stein didn’t find any major differences, still declaring President-Elect Trump the Popular Vote winner in the state. Stein says her request for the recount was not made with the intention of changing the outcome. Instead, it was about validating the vote and restoring confidence in the voting system. < Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Wisconsin Elections Commission Chair Mark Thomsen certified results of the presidential election following a 10-day recount process, confirming Republican Donald J. Trump the winner in Wisconsin. Donald [...]

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Wisconsin Presidential Recount May Cost $3.9 Million

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (11/29/2016) – The first of three presidential vote recounts undertaken at the request of Green Party candidate Jill Stein may cost nearly $3.9 Million, according to a revised tally. President-Elect Donald Trump, who had been hinting during the campaign that he might not be satisfied with voting results should he lose, has been Tweeting against the recounts called for by Stein, suggesting they are unnecessary. However, it is the legal right of any candidate to request a recount to clarify the accuracy of the original count, if they follow all of the requirements for the recount.

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Could Electoral College Change U.S. President-Elect?

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (11/16/2016) – The results of the 2016 Presidential Election in the United States of America and caused some world turmoil of sorts for many reasons following election day, November 8, 2016. This is an election cycle that finds the President-Elect Donald Trump with, at this writing, 290 Electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s, currently, 232. The unsettling news to some people, is that Hillary Clinton’s popular vote lead over Trump is growing as ballot counting continues. However, the Electoral Count remains steady, to this writing.

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