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Scott Walker (R) called the results “a wake up call for Republicans in Wisconsin.” The race, and others like it since Trump's inauguration, should sound alarm bells for Republicans across the country. Schachtner's victory was just the latest special election where Democratic voters showed up to the polls at ...
Scott Walker, who is running for a third term as Wisconsin governor this November, thought he had found political dynamite by wooing tech manufacturer Foxconn to Wisconsin with billions in taxpayer giveaways. Yet this week, Democrats ran in special elections against the corporate welfare project, with ...

The push comes before an expected state Senate vote Tuesday to reject the confirmations of Elections Commission administrator Michael Haas and Ethics ... The confirmation fight comes in an election year and after Wisconsin's election system was unsuccessfully targeted in 2016 by Russian hackers.
Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) said she sees nationwide a "momentum and an energy" for Democrats and is watching to see whether that shows up in northwest Wisconsin. "It really is the canary in the coal mine as we look to the 2018 elections," Shilling said. This isn't the first time ...
Next Tuesday's special Senate election in northwestern Wisconsin will be the first indicator of whether a surge in Democratic electoral success last year ... 98 special legislative elections last year across the country, with Democrats picking up 11 seats held by Republicans, according to election-tracking ...
There are four competitive special elections for state legislative seats taking place in January, and the people of South Carolina, Wisconsin, and ... Republican representative Bob Gannon passed away on October 3, 2017, and the state is holding a special election to fill his seat on Tuesday, January 16.

If Schachtner can make the race against Jarchow close, it would send a message to Wisconsin Republicans who have controlled the Legislature for seven straight years: Beware the fall elections. “The national trend line is in the Democrats' favor,” said liberal political strategist Sachin Chheda. “I do think ...
Dem Schachtner Beats Jarchow to Take Senate Seat. Democrat Patty Schachtner has beaten GOP state Rep. Adam Jarchow to win the special election to represent Wisconsin's 10th Senate district. Jan. 16, 2018, at 10:55 p.m.. Dem Schachtner Beats Jarchow to Take Senate Seat ...
Democrat Patty Schachtner scored a 9-point victory in a special election in Wisconsin's State Senate District 10 last night, flipping a district that had been held by the GOP since 2000 and that President ... Senate District 10 special election win by a Democrat is a wake up call for Republicans in Wisconsin.
Democrats have fared well in other special elections since Trump became president, scoring big wins in Virginia, Alabama, Oklahoma and other places around the country. The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, which works to elect Democrats to state office, said that, with the win in Wisconsin, ...
One worked for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin at the time; the other was a legislative staffer. Zepnick said he has ... One of them is a former legislative staffer who said Zepnick's “reputation preceded him” before she had her own run-in at a 2011 election party for a Democratic Senate recall candidate.
In a letter to Walker, the lawmakers wrote, “We are writing with our support for the Wisconsin Election Commission's request of three additional staff positions, two of which would focus on election security issues. We hope you recognize that their current staffing level is unsustainable, especially in light of ...
Amid the recent flurry of sexual misconduct accusations, the scrutiny on Wisconsin politicians who have ties to those facing allegations — whether directly or ... On Wednesday night, Baldwin's re-election campaign donated $5,350 she had received since 2012 from longtime public radio personality Garrison ...
(AP) — Ballots for two open Wisconsin legislative seats were still in flux Wednesday as state election officials worked to double-check candidates' ... The state Elections Commission was still reviewing the filings Wednesday and had detected a number of shortcomings in filings for the Senate and 58th ...
Wisconsin's Elections Commission is beefing up its security measures in the wake of Russian hacking attempts in the 2016 presidential election. During a meeting in Madison Monday, the commission disclosed a draft of its plan to ensure all parties involved with elections are aware of proper security ...
"These realities pose a risk to the smooth administration of elections in Wisconsin, and also create a greater challenge for the agency and local election offiicials to meet their legal obligations to fully implement federal and state laws," Michael Haas, the administrator of the Elections Commission, wrote in a ...
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said she believes Wisconsin's voter ID law made a difference in last year's election. The former Secretary of State, U.S. senator and first lady spoke Tuesday night in Milwaukee as part of an effort to promote her book, "What Happened," which looked ...

Brandtjen also argued the proposal would help clerks save money, because they wouldn't need as many workers to hand count ballots on Election Day. She also said the change would increase voter confidence in elections, because ballots cast on and read by machines are less likely to include voter ...
A major reorganization when the Government Accountability Board was scrapped and the Wisconsin Elections Commission was created. ... Oversee an April Supreme Court election, August partisan primaries and November elections for the U.S. Senate, governor and lieutenant governor, half of the state ...
Six candidates have announced a run for a fast approaching 10th State Senate District special election in which candidates only had 11 days to gather signatures. Three Democrats and two Republicans from far western Wisconsin will face off in a Dec. 19 primary. Democrats include Patty Schachtner, ...
The elections, to be held this month and next, are required by Iowa's new .... Wisconsin changed its rules with Act 10, the 2011 law that put ...
The state Elections Commission says it's giving municipalities the ... instead of paper, poll books in time for the 2018 election cycle. ... to Wisconsin's municipal clerks, who partner with the commission to administer elections.
According to the criminal complaint, Horicon police received a report from the Wisconsin Election Commissions on Aug. 1 about a person who ...
Clinton to travel to Wisconsin one year after election loss ... which had gone Democratic in the previous seven presidential elections. Clinton's ...
The state's portion of Wisconsin's property tax would be eliminated under a measure approved Thursday by the state's budget-writing ...
Are elections perfect? No system ever is, and the excellent election officials we have in Wisconsin recognize this and are always working on ...
(WEAU) -- The Wisconsin Elections Committee says one of its original ... we successfully launched this new bipartisan elections organization.
The 2018 election is more than a year away, but applications for candidate training have shot up at Democratic organizations like Emerge ...
Wisconsin Elections Commission Chairman Mark Thomsen, left, and ... Donald Trump's Advisory Commission on Election Integrity for data from ...
Two weeks after the Wisconsin Assembly unanimously passed a resolution to condemn racism, violence and intolerance following a white ...
Amid concerns that Russia helped sway the 2016 presidential election, several states are considering legislation that would bar foreign influence in state elections by banning companies with significant foreign ties from contributing money in state ...
The Wisconsin Election Commission chairman blames Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign and undertrained poll workers for as many as 70 instances in which 17-year-olds illegally voted in Wisconsin's presidential primary.More. The Wisconsin Election ...
She is being challenged for her leadership position after Democrats suffered a string of losses in the November election. Gronik, 59, is founder and president of Stage W, a Milwaukee-based nonprofit that advocates for "bridging the political divide" to ...
A voter fraud report prepared by the Wisconsin Elections Commission found at least 60 cases of 17-year-olds voting illegally in 29 counties in the April primary.
Bernie Sanders' campaign and undertrained poll workers for as many as 70 instances in which 17-year-olds illegally voted in Wisconsin's presidential primary.More >>. The Wisconsin Election Commission chairman blames Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign ...
Right-wing populist leader Geert Wilders points at Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a national televised debate, the first head-to-head meeting of the two political party leaders since the start of the election campaign... (AP Photo/Muhammed ...
MADISON - Wisconsin election officials are setting the stage to remove hundreds of thousands of people from the voting rolls because they have died, moved or have not voted in the past four years.
Beaver Dam Mayor Tom Kennedy will face a challenge from alderperson Becky Glewen (Ward 8) for the office of mayor of Beaver Dam. The election is April 4. Here is a profile of Kennedy. There will be additional articles regarding the race in upcoming ...
A former Oneida County Circuit Judge who resigned last year from the Wisconsin Ethics Commission is the guest speaker Tuesday at the League of Women Voters of the Northwoods meeting.
A new state report says scores of 17-year-olds voted illegally in nearly 30 Wisconsin counties during last spring's presidential primary.
MADISON (AP) -- The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin has submitted his resignation days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered dozens of the country's federal prosecutors to resign.
Gruenke added that election workers in the city of La Crosse slipped up in this case. "I think the courts have been trained, they just didn't catch it," Gruenke said.
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his main rival at national elections, the far-fight populist Geert Wilders clashed Monday in their only nationally televised face-to-face debate ahead of Wednesday's vote, with Wilders ...
(AP) - A new state report says scores of 17-year-olds voted illegally in nearly 30 Wisconsin counties during last spring's presidential primary.
Dozens of 17-year-olds voted illegally across Wisconsin during last spring's intense presidential primary, apparently wrongly believing they could cast ballots if they turned 18 ahead of the November general election, according to a new state report.
Four candidates, including one incumbent, are seeking three seats on the Cross Plains Village Board in the April 4 election. A fifth candidate, incumbent Steve Schunk, has dropped out of the race although his name will still be on the ballot. Incumbent ...
Six candidates are on the April 4 ballot for three Sun Prairie City Council districts. The seats have two-year terms and are in districts 1, 2 and 3. (I) denotes incumbent.
As U.S. attorney, it was Vaudreuil's role to prosecute federal offenders in the 44 counties of Wisconsin's Western District based on the priorities of the federal government.
Streamline our development process and continuing to attract builders and businesses. 2.) Revisit building our community park now that the trail network in Conservancy Place is complete.
+4. Darlene Groenier. +4. Jenna S. Jacobson. submitted. +4. Michael Stapelmann. Wisconsin State Journal (copy). prev. next.


 

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