election http://wuwm.com en Roggensack Turns Back Challenge from Fallone on Supreme Court http://wuwm.com/post/roggensack-turns-back-challenge-fallone-supreme-court <p></p><p>Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack has won a second ten year term. Roggensack handily defeated Marquette University Law Professor Ed Fallone in Tuesday’s election. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:58:46 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 1665 at http://wuwm.com Roggensack Turns Back Challenge from Fallone on Supreme Court Evers vs. Pridemore: Where Do the DPI Superintendent Candidates Stand on Big Education Questions? http://wuwm.com/post/evers-vs-pridemore-where-do-dpi-superintendent-candidates-stand-big-education-questions <p>With election day coming up next Tuesday, education activists on both sides of the aisle are anticipating the outcome of one of the biggest races - that for state superintendent of public instruction. Fri, 29 Mar 2013 18:10:12 +0000 Amy Kiley 2108 at http://wuwm.com Evers vs. Pridemore: Where Do the DPI Superintendent Candidates Stand on Big Education Questions? GAB: What Wisconsin Voters Should Know for Election Day http://wuwm.com/post/gab-what-wisconsin-voters-should-know-election-day <p>The polls will be swarming with people on Tuesday as voters cast their ballots in the presidential election. Lately, poll watchers and observers have also become a fixture at polling places.<br><br>To limit any confusion at the polls, the Government Accountability Board created a list of <a href="http://gab.wi.gov/node/2637" target="_blank">10 things Wisconsin voters should know</a>. Kevin Kennedy, director and general counsel of Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board, went over some of the list’s highlights with WUWM’s Ann-Elise Henzl. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 17:39:27 +0000 Michelle Maternowski & Ann-Elise Henzl 2280 at http://wuwm.com GAB: What Wisconsin Voters Should Know for Election Day Report Shows Record Spending For Recall Campaigns http://wuwm.com/post/report-shows-record-spending-recall-campaigns <p></p><p>A new report from the government watchdog organization, Wisconsin Democracy Campaign says 15 recall races in 2011 and this year cost $137 million. More than $80 million was spent on the effort to recall Governor Scott Walker. Money spent on the governor's race was more than twice as much as the $37.4 million spent in Waker's 2010 campaign.Walker won a recall election versus Tom Barrett. Three Republican senators were removed from office, giving Democrats a 17-16 majority. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:30:41 +0000 Bob Bach 2983 at http://wuwm.com Report Shows Record Spending For Recall Campaigns Walker Survives Recall Attempt, Vows Cooperation Moving Forward http://wuwm.com/post/walker-survives-recall-attempt-vows-cooperation-moving-forward <p>Wisconsin residents have voted to keep Republican Gov. Scott Walker in office. Walker defeated Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in Tuesday’s recall election by 6 percentage points. As WUWM’s Erin Toner reports, Walker told his supporters it is time to leave a year of division behind. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 21:27:03 +0000 Erin Toner 2972 at http://wuwm.com Walker Survives Recall Attempt, Vows Cooperation Moving Forward Recall Signs Come Down as Madison Weighs in on Election Results http://wuwm.com/post/recall-signs-come-down-madison-weighs-election-results <p>The State Capitol was filled with mixed feelings Wednesday, in the wake of Gov. Walker’s recall victory. Walker handily defeated Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, while it appears Democrats have flipped the Senate. Unofficial results show John Lehman defeating Incumbent Sen. Van Wanggaard in the Racine County recall race. WUWM’s Marti Mikkelson visited the Capitol to gauge the temperature. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 18:45:59 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 1776 at http://wuwm.com Recall Signs Come Down as Madison Weighs in on Election Results Much of Country Focused on Recall Election of Gov. Walker http://wuwm.com/post/much-country-focused-recall-election-gov-walker <p></p><p>Tuesday is the big day. Voters across Wisconsin will head to the polls to decide whether Gov. Scott Walker keeps his job. As WUWM’s LaToya Dennis reports, Wisconsin eyes won’t be the only ones riveted on the results. If the tens of millions of dollars groups have pumped into Wisconsin are not enough to prove how significant the recall race is, maybe this did the trick… Mon, 04 Jun 2012 21:24:05 +0000 LaToya Dennis 2971 at http://wuwm.com Much of Country Focused on Recall Election of Gov. Walker Nearly 200,000 Voters have Requested Absentee Recall Ballots http://wuwm.com/post/nearly-200000-voters-have-requested-absentee-recall-ballots <p></p><p>The number of Wisconsin residents requesting absentee ballots or voting absentee in the June 5 recall election is nearly three times higher than during the May 8 recall primary.</p><p>According to the Government Accountability Board, more than 182,000 residents have requested absentee ballots as of noon Friday. During the May primary, clerks tracked 68,000 absentee ballots. Fri, 01 Jun 2012 21:22:08 +0000 Marge Pitrof 2970 at http://wuwm.com Nearly 200,000 Voters have Requested Absentee Recall Ballots Democrats Press the Flesh in Final Days http://wuwm.com/post/democrats-press-flesh-final-days <p>For the first time ever, Wisconsin voters will go to the polls today to decide which candidate will take of the governor in an recall election. Republican Incumbent Scott walker is only the third governor is U. S. history to face recall. Organizers launched the effort last winter after he pushed forward a bill to strip collective bargaining rights from most public workers. WUWM’s Marti Mikkelson reports on how the Democratic contenders have been crisscrossing the state, each wanting their name opposite Walker’s on the June 5 ballot. Tue, 08 May 2012 18:41:33 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 1775 at http://wuwm.com Democrats Press the Flesh in Final Days GOP to Run "Fake Democrats" in all Six Republican Recall Elections http://wuwm.com/post/gop-run-fake-democrats-all-six-republican-recall-elections <p>There will likely be primary elections in recall races targeting Republican Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four GOP state senators.</p><p>The Republican Party of Wisconsin says it has lined up “fake” Democrats to run in primaries, against the real Democrats who hope to challenge the six Republican incumbents.</p><p>The fake Democrats, like genuine candidates, will need to obtain enough valid signatures to get on the ballot. The Republican party says it would not spend money on the fake Democrats’ campaigns.</p><p>The party says the move is meant to force primaries in the race, thus creating firm dates for upcoming recall elections. Wed, 04 Apr 2012 21:16:52 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 2968 at http://wuwm.com GOP to Run "Fake Democrats" in all Six Republican Recall Elections