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Wisconsin GOP Attempts to Oust Top Election Official Ahead of 2024 Presidential Vote

HeadlineSep 15, 2023

In Wisconsin, the Republican-controlled state Senate voted Thursday to oust Meagan Wolfe, the state’s top election official. Wisconsin’s Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul immediately filed a lawsuit seeking to block her ouster. The elections administrator position is a nonpartisan office, but after Donald Trump narrowly lost in Wisconsin to Joe Biden in 2020, Republicans and far-right interests began harassing Meagan Wolfe and spreading misinformation about election fraud.

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