Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Congratulates County Executive-Elect David Crowley

Gov. Evers Appoints Jack L. Dávila as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers announced today his appointment of Jack L. Dávila as Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge. The appointment fills a vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Maxine White to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District 1. “More than ever, we need judges who treat everyone fairly – regardless of background – […]

Gov. Evers Calls for Bipartisan Legislative Action on COVID-19 Relief and Support Package

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today again called for bipartisan legislative action to ensure Wisconsin is equipped to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and provide relief and support to families, workers, and businesses affected by this crisis. Over the past few weeks, Gov. Evers has introduced two comprehensive pieces of legislation to address the needs of […]

Gov. Evers Reiterates Options Available for Religious Gatherings and Services

Gov. Evers Reiterates Options Available for Religious Gatherings and Services   MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers reiterates options for religious gatherings and services. Religious organizations and places of worship have inquired about opportunities to continue offering faith-based services and gatherings while still complying with the governor’s “safer at home” order. Gov. Evers and the Wisconsin […]

Gov. Evers Calls for Bipartisan Legislative Action on COVID-19 Relief and Support Package

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today again called for bipartisan legislative action to ensure Wisconsin is equipped to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and provide relief and support to families, workers, and businesses affected by this crisis. Over the past few weeks, Gov. Evers has introduced two comprehensive pieces of legislation to address the needs of […]

Gov. Evers Delivers Weekly Democratic Radio Address on Public Health after the April 7 Spring Election

The following is Gov. Tony Evers’ radio address thanking voters, poll workers, and reporters and reminding Wisconsinites to monitor themselves for symptoms, follow guidance provided by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and isolate at home.  Hi, Wisconsin. Governor Tony Evers here. As you know, due to legislative inaction and disappointing decisions from the courts, […]

Clarification on Absentee Ballot Requests

By State law, the Election Commission is not allowed to reissue a ballot after the Friday deadline to apply for that ballot. Voters that never received an absentee ballot in the mail cannot ask that the Election Commission email them the ballot today. If you did not receive your absentee ballot, the only voting option […]

Gov. Evers Statement on Supreme Court of Wisconsin Ruling Allowing In-Person Voting Tomorrow

Gov. Evers Statement on Supreme Court of Wisconsin Ruling Allowing In-Person Voting Tomorrow   MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court of Wisconsin’s ruling enjoining Executive Order #74 suspending in-person voting for the April 7 election. The Supreme Court of Wisconsin’s ruling today allows the April 7 election to proceed […]

Gov. Evers Suspends In-Person Voting, Calls Legislature into Special Session on April 7 Election

Gov. Evers Suspends In-Person Voting, Calls Legislature into Special Session on April 7 Election   MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers, in the absence of legislative action, today signed Executive Order #74, suspending in-person voting for the April 7 spring election, moving in-person voting to June 9, 2020. The order also directs the Legislature to meet in special […]

Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement regarding Governor Evers’ order to suspending in-person voting:

“Governor Evers’ action today firmly places him on the right side of public health and the right side of history. Wisconsin citizens can be proud that he is saving lives and bolstering our democracy.”