Some Milwaukee voters are waiting in line for as long as 2 1/2 hours to cast their ballots, the city’s top election official said Tuesday. “We have moved forward with an election, but we have not moved forward with democracy in the state of Wisconsin,” said Neil Albrecht, executive director of the Milwaukee Election Commission. Mary Spicuzza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.Read the Article
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Necessity is the mother of invention
Keeping poll workers and voters safe is a necessity in Neenah, Wisc.
At press time, Wisconsin is still planning on holding its April 7 primary. Although more than one million Badgers have requested an absentee ballot, people have still been showing up to vote early and will still be showing up at polling places on Tuesday.
Having voters and poll workers intermingling during a global pandemic has gotten folks creative juices flowing. In the City of Madison, the elections office is co-opting library book drops to use them for absentee ballot drops. In Tomahawk, a local business owner has made hand sanitizer for the town’s poll workers.
And in the City of Neenah, Mayor Dean R. Kaufert and his team have built plexiglass barriers to put between poll workers and voters.Read More
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