Wisconsin Holds Election Despite Attempts To Stall Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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Poll worker waits for voters at drive-up location
Poll worker Brinnan Shaffer waits to help voters at a drive-up polling place at Warner Park in Madison during Wisconsin’s spring primary election on April 7, 2020. Steven Potter/WPR

After a political back and forth involving all three branches of government, Wisconsin’s April election went forward. Two government reporters detail how the election unfolded and the prior attempts to halt or postpone it. We also examine how Milwaukee fared with only five polling sites.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Mary Spicuzza Guest