Wisconsin Watch photographer Drake White-Bergey captured the scene at Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel in Milwaukee, on April 4, after Janet Protasiewicz was declared winner of the Wisconsin Supreme Court election.
President Joe Biden has made Wisconsin his first stop after his State of the Union address, visiting a training center run by a union near Madison, the state capital.
Sunday’s main march was held in Wisconsin, where upcoming elections could determine the state Supreme Court’s power balance and future abortion rights.
To bring our readers the most compelling images, we travel across the state using a combination of staff photographers, photo interns, freelance photojournalists and partners at other news organizations.
The Ho-Chunk Nation has a bright economic future, ripe with prospects to diversify its economy beyond gaming. That’s if the tribal government more clearly communicates with citizens and opens space for entrepreneurs and private companies to invest in tribal communities, Ho-Chunk officials and citizens said during a Wisconsin Watch event held on May 12.
A selection of work from Wisconsin Watch photographers that provides a glimpse into the daily lives of the people who help us tell our stories.
Photographer and videographer Brett Kosmider has dedicated much of his career to documenting life and nature in a place that he calls one of the “great anomalies in the world.”
Wisconsin’s Great Lakes communities expect to spend $245 million in five years to protect shorelines as a climate ‘tug of war’ drives extreme shifts in water levels. Wisconsin Watch reporter Mario Koran explains the impact this has on lakeshore communities in this multimedia slideshow.
The latest contaminants of concern in the creek draining Madison’s East Side: PFAS, hazardous chemicals being flagged across Wisconsin.
On November 7, as media organizations announced that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris, were the winners of the 2020 election, Wisconsinites gathered together to both celebrate and lament the results. In Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin Watch staff captured scenes of both jubilation and solemn resolve.
As Wisconsin voters cast their ballots for president and a host of other races on Nov. 3, Wisconsin Watch photographers visited polling places, too: to capture the faces of the electorate in Madison and Milwaukee.
Wisconsin voters headed to the polls today to help pick the country’s next president — and weigh in on state and local races, capping an extraordinary election transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic.