Wisconsin’s Democratic members of Congress urge state not to comply with Trump voter data request

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Wisconsin’s Congressional Democrats – Reps. Gwen Moore, Mark Pocan and Ron Kind – are urging the state’s elections commission not to share voters’ personal information with Trump’s election fraud commission. “I find it reckless to increase voter data vulnerability by facilitating the Commission’s request,” Moore wrote. But the state may not have a choice. > The Cap Times

Wisconsin will comply with some of Trump commission’s demands for state voter data

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Wisconsin elections officials said Friday that they’ll sell some voter information to a presidential commission investigating election fraud – just as they do to various political parties, candidates and researchers – but that other data in Trump’s commission request is off-limits. > Wisconsin State Journal

Were 2016 vote counts in Wisconsin hacked? The Washington Post checked.

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U.S. intelligence concludes Russian hacking affected the presidential campaign, but did it affect the vote count in Trump’s key Wisconsin and Michigan wins? The Washington Post dug into recount data and found that voting technologies in Michigan and Wisconsin treated candidates Trump and Clinton the same, at least in places where votes were recounted.

Moore joins Dem commission to counter Trump’s voter fraud commission

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Two weeks after President Trump announced a commission to investigate illegal voting, Democrats are responding with a new effort to highlight voter suppression and debunk claims that voter fraud is a widespread problem. The Commission on Protecting American Democracy from the Trump Administration is part of the DNC’s new Voter Protection & Empowerment Unit. > Huffington Post

Schimel: Wait, did I say O’Keefe’s undercover video probe was closed? Scratch that.

Under fire from conservatives – and after a strong response from undercover video maker James O’Keefe – Wisconsin AG Brad Schimel said an investigation into voter fraud remained open, contradicting comments he made just hours earlier that he had closed the probe prompted by footage from O’Keefe’s Project Veritas.  >  Sheboygan Press

Video maker O’Keefe hits back in spat with Schimel, suggests investigating the AG

Conservative activist James O’Keefe ripped into Wisconsin’s Republican attorney general Thursday, contending he’d skimped on an investigation into potential voter fraud and hinting he may turn his undercover cameras on the state’s top cop. (Article includes a link to O’Keefe’s 4-min video response.)  >  Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Allegations by secret video maker O’Keefe dismissed by Wisconsin AG

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has concluded that videos secretly recorded by conservative activist James O’Keefe purporting to show a Democratic activist bragging about deploying troublemakers at Trump campaign rallies show no evidence of laws being broken.  >  Associated Press