No Fraud Charges Filed Against Election Officials

Milwaukee County prosecutors will not file fraud charges against two state elections officials.

The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office says it found no evidence that votes were cast illegally on behalf of Wisconsin nursing home residents in the 2020 presidential election.

Racine County sheriff Christopher Schmaling sought the charges in Milwaukee County against Wisconsin Elections Commissioners Ann Jacobs and Mark Thomsen, because that’s where they live.

Five of six members of the elections commission voted for emergency rules for voting in long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Racine County D-A also found Schmaling’s accusations insufficient to file charges.