Enterprise and investigations reporter focused on politicsEducation: Claremont McKenna College, BS in governmentElise Viebeck is an enterprise and investigations reporter focused on national politics. She joined The Washington Post in 2015.
Voting-rights advocates, election policy experts and some state and local officials have leveled sharp accusations of incompetence at former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman and said his review – which will cost taxpayers at least $680,000 – is hurting public trust in state elections.
Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania on Wednesday approved subpoenas for a wide range of voter data as part of an investigation into the 2020 election in a state former president Donald Trump has repeatedly targeted with unfounded claims of fraud.
Larry Elder, the leading Republican candidate to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) if a recall succeeds, has joined former president Donald Trump in falsely claiming fraud in the election before votes were counted.
The bill, which Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is expected to quickly sign into law, bans measures such as drive-through voting, which was adopted in Harris County during the pandemic last year, and empowers partisan poll watchers.