“Washington, D.C., allows noncitizens to vote in (municipal elections)" so a Russian citizen, after living in Washington for 30 days can "vote for mayor in Washington, D.C. And they don’t even need to show their ID to do it.”
Was Taylor Swift photographed wearing a hat made of pieced-together preserved faces skinned from real human beings? No, that's not true on two points: The model in the photo is not pop star Swift but the special effects artist who partner
U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson "opposes Social Security benefits."
Wisconsin elections administrator Meagan Wolfe “refuses to clean up our voter rolls”
Wisconsin elections administrator Meagan Wolfe “allowed for the use of illegal drop boxes and ballot harvesting.”
Wisconsin elections administrator Meagan Wolfe “permitted the ‘Zuckerbucks’ influence money.”
Some individuals or businesses in Wisconsin are charging $2 or $2.25 an hour for child care.
Potato chips, KitKat bars and Viagra are not taxed in Wisconsin because they are considered "essential."
“Wisconsin has historically…and I think largely continues to be, a blue state.”
"The repeal of Roe v. Wade has exacerbated the state’s OB-GYN shortage as residency programs report a decline in enrollment due to the inability of residents to receive training in-state."
Impeachment articles drafted by five Republican lawmakers seeking to remove Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe from her job contain more than a dozen misleading and false statements that misrepresent Wolfe’s role and regurgitat
Were 7 million people registered to vote in the 2020 general election in Wisconsin when only 4.5 million were eligible voters? No, that's not true: There were more than 3.9 million registered voters and an estimated 4.5 million eligible v
CLAIM: The turnout of registered voters in Wisconsin in the 2020 election was 94%, which suggests something suspicious about the results.
Quick Take Nearly 3.3 million votes were cast in the 2020 presidential election in Wisconsin, which the state calculated as a record turnout of 73%. A social media post tries to cast doubt on the results by citing incomplete data and claiming it sh
“When a basketball player or football or baseball player from another team plays in Wisconsin, that one game's salary, they pay Wisconsin income tax on it. ... So, if for some reason we do not have the Brewers in Wisconsin all of those player salarie
"WOW county swing suburban voters (in Wisconsin) don't vote for Donald Trump.”
Wisconsin voters cast their ballots on November 8, 2022, in Madison. (Photo by Jim Vondruska/Getty Images)Plus: A progressive wins in Chicago. Continue reading What the Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Tells Us About 2024 »
Judge Janet Protasiewicz. (Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images for WisDems)Pre-spinning the biggest election of the year.Continue reading Wisconsin: Tomorrow’s Takes Today »
"Wisconsin has seen over 63 billion dollars of federal pandemic-related funding funnel into our state over (Gov. Tony Evers') tenure."
Wisconsin Supreme Court justice candidates Janet Protasiewicz and Dan Kelly. (Photos courtesy PBS Wisconsin)A state supreme court race will determine the ideological balance of the court, with ramifications for the next decade.The post Wisconsin’s Su
"In 2010, (Wisconsin Republicans) inherited a multi-Billion dollar deficit … Today we are looking at a projected surplus approaching 7 Billion."
“Wisconsin is the nation’s top cranberry producer – in fact, our farmers harvest around 60 percent of the country’s crop.”
"Historically, our spring elections (including for state Supreme Court) have a smaller turnout associated with them."
PolitiFact Wisconsin’s recent ‘High Five’ fact checks
“Wisconsin elementary school students buck national trends in ‘National Report Card’ release.”
“An overwhelming majority of Wisconsinites support restoring #Roe and legalizing marijuana.”
Does a large drop in Wisconsin's active military votes between 2020 and 2022 suggest fraud? No, that's not true: There's no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election. Turnout can vary greatly from election to el
“A lot of the programs (that were) started during the pandemic are still going, even though the pandemic is long over.”
Did a poll worker in Dane County, Wisconsin get caught rigging ballots on live television? No, that's not true: The Dane County Clerk, whose office records election information, explained that this poll worker was doing routine work, prep
Politifact Wisconsin’s top campaign season claims on abortion, other hot-button issues
Tony Evers “wants to let out between 9,000 and 10,000 more” Wisconsin prisoners
5 key fact checks on Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and GOP challenger Tim Michels
Says Tim Michels "opposes closing the loophole that allows domestic abusers to buy guns."
Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels — who opposes abortion rights —made headlines when he said in a radio interview last month that as governor, he would sign an abortion ban that included exceptions for rape and incest. A Face
The U.S. House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, has scheduled what could be its final public hearing for Oct. 13. It will be the committee’s first […] The post Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson is w
"To call what happened on January 6 an armed insurrection, I just think is not accurate."
Says Tony Evers is “a career politician.”
The claims we looked at in September 2022, as the November election drew closer, became more pointed – and often m
Says President Joe Biden “recently said that 48.8% of Wisconsin voters are threats to democracy.”