Governor Evers has issued a new round of pardons, taking his total over one thousand.
The governor on Friday issued 96 more pardons, Most of the people on this latest list were arrested for drugs years ago. The governor’s pardon doesn’t clear their records, but allows them to once again serve on a jury or hold public office. Governor Evers has now pardoned one-thousand-29 people since being elected in 2018, that’s a new record for Wisconsin governors. Former Governor Julius Heil set the previous record with 943 pardons between 1939 and 1943.