Did Wisconsin Lawmakers Pull Back Electoral Votes From 2020?

On Tuesday, during a floor session, Wisconsin Assembly leaders rejected a proposal from Rep. Timothy Ramthun, a Republican, to reclaim Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes for President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. 

In response, The Gateway Pundit, frequent purveyor of misinformation, published an article with the following headline: “Wisconsin Assembly Votes to Advance Rep. Ramthun’s Resolution to Reclaim Wisconsin’s Electors For President and Vice President That Were Certified Under Fraudulent Purposes.”

This is a false statement. The Wisconsin Assembly did not vote to advance Ramthun’s resolution to reclaim Wisconsin’s electors “that were certified under fraudulent purposes.” 

The story has been shared widely on social media by people like Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, who tweeted the story Tuesday night. 

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