Wisconsin 2020

WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR is teaming up with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to answer your questions about the upcoming elections. 

Every month, Lake Effect's Joy Powers will connect you with the answers in a series we are calling Wisconsin 2020.

We are also working with the Zeidler Group to bring your questions to life in a year-long event series.


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COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, is rapidly transforming the way we live our lives. Many of us, including the Lake Effect staff, have transitioned to working from home for the foreseeable future. But as most of us avoid contact with the outside world, Wisconsin's April 7 spring election and presidential preference primary is quickly approaching.

We Answer Your Questions About Voting In Wisconsin

Feb 13, 2020
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As part of our Wisconsin 2020 series, we’ve been asking you to tell us what you want to know about voting in Wisconsin. We received a lot of questions about voter suppression tactics and voting in general.

Patrick Marley covers politics and the Wisconsin statehouse for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He's here to help answer some of your voting questions: 

When we're talking about voter suppression efforts, what are some of the things included in that term? 

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What if your ID doesn't have your current address because you don't have a current address? What if you have a felony conviction? Or what if you can’t physically get into your polling place? How can you still vote?

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This July, the Democratic National Convention is expected to bring tens of thousands of people to the city of Milwaukee — and many Milwaukeeans aren’t sure what to expect.

As part of our Wisconsin 2020 series, we've been asking you tell us what you want to know about the DNC. Now, it's time to answer them.