WI Voters Differ on Views of Voter Fraud v. Voter Suppression, But More See More Suppression than Fraud Prevention from Voter ID

Given Wisconsin Republicans’ fanning the voter fraud flames, I would have expected even more lopsided numbers in this new Marquette poll of Wisconsin voters: Respondents were asked how many illegally cast votes by people not legally eligible they expected in November’s … Continue reading

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“Wisconsin: John Doe investigation documents leaked, show fundraising efforts, and early attempt to tarnish effort with voter fraud claims”

Recall Elections Blog: However, Rick Hasen at the Election Law Blog notes one specific email, where “a Republican operative” suggests “messaging ‘widespread reports of election fraud’ so we are positively set up for the recount regardless of the final number.” … Continue reading

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Big Deal: WI Republicans Ginned Up Voter Fraud Talk Ahead of Recall, worked with Talk Show Hosts, to Prepare Republican Base for Recounts

Check out this Republican operative suggesting “messaging ‘widespread reports of election fraud’ so we are positively set up for the recount regardless of the final number.” This comes from from the Guardian’s collection of leaked John Doe papers [in this Prosser file]. … Continue reading

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“Donald Trump, a ‘Rigged’ Election and the Politics of Race”

Today’s must-read from Maggie Haberman and Matt Flegenheimer in the NYT: Darrell L. Clarke, Philadelphia’s City Council president, said the racial overtones of Mr. Trump’s remarks were clear. “When you talk about ‘certain areas’ in Pennsylvania, we all know what … Continue reading

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