More than 3M ballots were cast in Wisconsin — officials have flagged just 27 as possible frauds

Of the more than 3 million ballots cast in the 2020 election in Wisconsin, only 27 are potentially fraudulent, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Sixteen of the ballots in question had a UPS store as the mailing address rather than a residence as is required, the AP reported. The clerk sent the voters a letter giving them 30 days to register at a residential address for future elections.

Aside from those cases, four people voted both in person and by mail, one person was a convicted felon, and one absentee ballot was returned by the voter’s son. In addition, three people voted in two places, one person returned two absentee ballots, and one person wasn’t allowed to vote because they had been adjudicated incompetent. 


Since ballots are secret, it’s unclear who the people voted for. It’s also unclear if they were Democrat or Republican since voters in the state do not register by political party, the AP noted.

The Associated Press's investigation comes as Wisconsin’s GOP-led legislature pushes measures to make absentee voting more difficult, in line with a national push from Republicans to overhaul voting rules amid former President TrumpDonald TrumpWhat blue wave? A close look at Texas today tells of a different story Democrats go down to the wire with Manchin Trump's former bodyguard investigated in NY prosectors' probe: report MORE’s claims about voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election.

Georgia in March passed an election overhaul that has become the subject of several lawsuits. Texas and Florida have since followed suit.

Wisconsin Republicans have ordered an audit of the election, the AP noted, and the Assembly Elections Committee is launching its own probe.

President BidenJoe BidenMilitary must better understand sexual assaults to combat them The Hill's Equilibrium — Presented by NextEra Energy — Tasmanian devil wipes out penguin population On The Money: Democrats make full-court press on expanded child tax credit | White House confident Congress will raise debt ceiling MORE won the Badger State by more than 20,000 votes. Trump and his GOP allies lost multiple state and federal lawsuits seeking to change the election’s outcome and toss out ballots.

Lawyers for Wisconsin Gov. Tony EversTony EversWisconsin GOP spent more than M on lawsuits since 2018: report Wisconsin Senate passes bill prohibiting police chokeholds Wisconsin governor announces reelection bid MORE (D) are currently seeking to recover more than $250,000 in legal fees incurred from these legal challenges.

Evers is seeking $145,174 from a lawsuit filed by the Trump campaign alleging that the state likely tainted more than 50,000 ballots. He is seeking a separate $106,780 from a lawsuit filed by Sidney Powell alleging that officials tampered with ballots.