Election

Poll gives Gov. Walker a 47-45 percent edge over Democrat Mary Burke, a 47-44 percent edge over Dem. Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, about a year before the 2014 vote.

While Republican activists fan out to register voters, Democratic women have formed a new PAC. Both camps know they have about one year to prevail.

Fields Finalized For Special Elections

Oct 23, 2013

Ballots can be printed in two special elections following Tuesday's primary.

Richards Announces Run For State AG

Oct 16, 2013

Milwaukee state Representative Jon Richards is the first Democrat to announce his candidacy in the 2014 state Attorney General's race.

Two people considering a run are Amar Kaleka and Rob Zerban. Republican Congressman Paul Ryan is expected to run for reelection next year.

Governor Walker now has a declared opponent in seeking another term. Mary Burke threw her hat into the ring Monday.

Van Hollen will not Seek a Third Term

Oct 7, 2013

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he will not run for re-election in 2014. He initially won the office in 2006 and was re-elected in 2010.

Former state commerce secretary and Trek executive Mary Burke is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.

Deadline Today in Assembly Special Eelection

Sep 24, 2013

Nomination papers from candidates seeking the 21st Assembly District seat a due today.

Paul Ryan Also Writing a Book, Before 2016 Elections

Sep 23, 2013
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Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, like Gov. Walker, has a book in the works about his politics. Both Republicans are rumored to be interested in running for president.

Special Election Planned in South Surbubs

Sep 18, 2013

A special election will be held in the 21st Assembly District to replace Mark Honadel.

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Three well-known GOP governors are helping one of their colleagues.

Walker Rakes in $3.5 Million for Re-election Bid

Jul 22, 2013
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Gov. Scott Walker has a healthy start, heading into what's expected to be his 2014 bid for re-election. According to the numbers he filed Monday, he's raised $3.5 million so far in 2013.

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The Government Accountability Board says it found more than 10,000 violations of two federal laws, which require polling places to be accessible.

Over the last three years, the agency conducted inspections at 1,614 polling sites in 921 municipalities throughout the state.

Many polling places violated the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or the Help America Vote Act of 2002, because voters were not able to vote privately and independently.

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While it does not appear Tuesday's ruling affects Wisconsin, politicians here are reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on a key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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