Henry Redman

Henry Redman

Henry Redman graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a degree in journalism in May 2019 and was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He's a reporter for the Wisconsin Examiner, part of the States Newsroom network.

Wisconsin Supreme Court declares absentee ballot drop boxes are illegal

By: - July 8, 2022

In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that absentee ballot drop boxes are illegal and voters must deliver their ballots by mail or deliver them in-person to local clerks. The court’s four conservative members decided that the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) gave inappropriate advice when it gave guidance to local elections clerks that […]

Biden tries to sell infrastructure deal in trip to La Crosse

By: - June 30, 2021

In a trip to the swingiest congressional district in the swing state of Wisconsin, President Joe Biden detailed a bipartisan deal on infrastructure Tuesday, focusing on how it would help families and workers across Wisconsin and the country.  Speaking from the municipal transit utility in La Crosse, Biden discussed the ways the infrastructure deal will […]

List maintenance or voter purges: How the practice of maintaining voter lists became so polarized

By: - October 8, 2020

In the last decade, millions of registered voters across the country have been removed from voter rolls.  In 2019, Ohio removed more than 460,000 voter registration files from its list. Georgia removed 313,000 people from its rolls in October 2019 alone, and in Michigan, from 2011 to 2018, 1.2 million voters were removed from voter […]

100 years of reports, studies and commissions on race, with not much to show for it

By: - September 14, 2020

In response to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Burlington, said action wouldn’t be taken until at least after the November election.  But after Kenosha police officer Rusten Sheskey shot 29-year-old Jacob Blake in the back seven times, paralyzing him from the waist down according to his […]