The backlash to President Trump and the steady rightward journey of the Republican Party could sharply shift the distribution of political power in state capitols across the nation in this fall's elections.
When Trump could not provide a shred of evidence to support his claim that 3 million to 5 million illegal votes were cast in 2016, , he named a commission that would concoct some.
If Trump-backed effort were serious, it would looks at legitimate questions about election integrity caused by Russian interference
It should be called the Commission to Promote Voter Suppression and Justify Trump's False Claims.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission will wait to respond to a federal request for information about the state's voters until a judge rules on a case challenging the legality of the request, WEC chairman Michael Haas said Monday.
What is most troubling to voting-rights and civil-rights activists is the potential that this commission is ramping up and institutionalizing voter suppression, which has long been central to Republican electoral strategy.
There are two multistate data-matching systems for updating voter rolls. Wisconsin should join ERIC — the better one.