Early voting begins Monday in city clerks’ offices across Wisconsin. Voters who can’t make it to the polls on Election Day will be able to cast ballots during the two weeks prior to the August 12 primary.
Wisconsin Democrats will decide in a few weeks who they want running for state Attorney General.
Wisconsin recently set its ballots for this fall’s elections. All 99 Assembly seats are up; so is half the state Senate.
When the Republican majority redrew the state’s political boundaries in 2011, it virtually assured GOP control of both chambers of the legislature.
The maps seemed to solidify districts as either Republican or Democrat, with few toss-ups. Yet, the parties don’t seem to be taking many races for granted.
Generally, JR Ross says, this should be a good year for Republicans. Ross is editor of wispolitics.com, and has viewed trends.
There were 44 school funding referenda on ballots Tuesday.
Americans for Prosperity got involved in county board elections in northern Wisconsin this spring, hoping to help pro-mining candidates win.
Attorney and political newcomer Shawn Reilly will become the new mayor of Waukesha.
Former alderman Willie Hines, who also was Common Council president, stepped down in February, to take a job with the city’s housing authority.
Laura Gramling Perez won the post of Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 32 on Tuesday.
Milwaukee County residents have created what essentially will be a part-time county board.
During many state elections in Wisconsin, voters may have considered the race for Attorney General a yawner. But in recent times, it seems to have become a more coveted position.