2014 Gubernatorial Race

Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Why Walker Hopes the GOP-Controlled Legislature Approves a Budget Quickly

Gov. Walker says he wants legislators to work with his staff, as he prepares his proposal for the next biennial budget
Credit Whitney Curtis/Getty Images

It appears Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is facing resistance from fellow Republicans in accomplishing a big item on his “to do” list: the state budget.

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Politics & Government
11:03 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Former Consultant Defends Burke, Says Plagiarism Accusations Unwarranted

Consultant says Burke helped mold her jobs plan

Eric Schnurer was fired after Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke was accused of plagiarizing her jobs plan.

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Politics & Government
3:51 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

What Gov. Walker's Victory Means For His Political Future

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at his election night party November 4, 2014 in West Allis, Wisconsin.
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Scott Walker was elected to another four-year term as Wisconsin governor yesterday, beating back a challenge from Trek bicycle executive Mary Burke.  

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Politics & Government
1:48 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Burke Vows to Pick Herself Up and Continue Serving People in Wisconsin

Burke thanks and inspires crowd
Credit Susan Bence

In opening her concession speech Tuesday night, Democrat Mary Burke used a quote from legendary Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi.

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Politics & Government
1:03 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Republican Scott Walker Re-Elected Wisconsin Governor

Gov. Scott Walker speaks to supporters at State Fair Park after his win over Democrat Mary Burke in Tuesday's election
Credit Erin Toner

Republican Scott Walker has won another four years as Wisconsin governor, raising speculation about whether he’ll try to run for president in 2016.

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Politics & Government
9:59 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Wins Second Term

Gov. Walker's victory raises questions about whether he'll soon aim for the White House
Credit Whitney Curtis/ Getty Images

The race was not close as many polls had predicted. Gov. Walker handily defeated Democrat Mary Burke, with not much suspense, as votes were tallied.

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Election
9:05 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Wisconsin Midterm Election Results

Winners of the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 midterm election are in bold.

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Politics & Government
4:47 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

290,000 Wisconsin People Voted Early

Workers will feed absentee ballots into voting machines, after people finish casting theirs in person on Tuesday.

Election clerks will count absentee ballots, after regular finishing with those cast in person on Tuesday, Election Day.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon November 3, 2014

What National Experts Are Saying About The Wisconsin Governor's Race

National experts are weighing in on the Wisconsin governor's race

Wisconsinites won’t be the only people interested in the results of Tuesday’s election.

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Politics & Government
12:44 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Marquette Poll: Walker Has Seven Point Lead Over Burke Among Likely Voters

Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger Mary Burke

The latest Marquette Law School poll shows Gov. Scott Walker leading his Democratic challenger Mary Burke, 50 to 43 percent among likely voters. 

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