Wisconsin 2020: Election Administration in the Coronavirus Pandemic

Wisconsin managed its administration of the November 2020 general election effectively despite a surging pandemic. After a presidential primary that made national headlines because of its dysfunction, Wisconsin invested millions of dollars to ensure safe and accessible voting in November. The state reported no major issues during the November election. Nonetheless, the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) and cities across the state faced a deluge of lawsuits and accusations of fraud, as the Trump campaign and its allies attempted to discredit the administration of the election. However, despite the close margin of victory in the state, the courts easily resolved these suits and the election results, showing Democrat Joe Biden the winner, were promptly certified.

Author: Evie Freeman

A final report on Wisconsin's performance during the 2020 general election.

Final Report / March 10, 2021
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