At an emergency meeting, the Wisconsin Elections Commission approved guidance that elections officials cannot broadly suggest voters are indefinitely confined under Gov. Tony Evers's "Safer at Home" order.
The availability of tests for COVID-19 continues to be an issue in Wisconsin and across the United States, particularly given a shortage of testing supplies. WisContext associate editor Wil Cushman discusses what it means for the outbreak in the state.
The state Department of Health Services announced March 31 that there are 1,351 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce more positive test results.
111 voting jurisdictions in Wisconsin can't even staff a single polling place, while more than half of all cities and towns say they're facing a shortage of poll workers in the run-up to Wisconsin's April 7 election.