Elections


FILE - Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels, left, speaks as former President Donald Trump, right, listens at a rally Aug. 5, 2022, in Waukesha, Wis. Michels casts himself as an outsider, although he previously lost a campaign to oust then-U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold in 2004 and has long been a prominent GOP donor. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
Connecticut Businessman Michels Will Run for Wisconsin Governor After Defeating Kleefisch

Road company magnate spent more than $10 million of his personal wealth to top a once-popular former lieutenant governor.

Mandela Barnes vs. Ron Johnson
National Democrats Already Charging Out of the Gate with Ads Targeting Ron Johnson

National Republicans and many other groups will also spend big in Wisconsin to prop up the GOP’s most vulnerable reelection target.

Ron Johnson Goes There—Says Social Security and Medicare Should Face a Renewal Vote by Congress Every Year

Millions of Americans would face uncertainty each year about whether they’ll receive the benefits they helped pay for throughout their working lives.

The Most Common Mistakes That Get Wisconsin Voters Turned Away on Election Day

Don’t miss out on having your voice heard. Wisconsin’s Primary is Aug. 9, 2022.

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Dem Congressional Candidate Brad Pfaff, Like the Retiring Ron Kind, Not Keen on an Assault Weapons Ban

Kind was one of only 5 Democrats to oppose reinstituting a ban on new semi-automatic weapons. Pfaff cites “culture of hunting” in taking a position in the highly-competitive western Wisconsin district.

Mandela Barnes vs. Ron Johnson
Mandela Barnes Emerges as the Senate Nominee After Every Primary Opponent Drops Out in Less Than a Week

The lieutenant governor becomes the Democrats’ presumptive challenger to Sen. Ron Johnson as Nelson, Lasry, and now Godlewski all drop out and seek a united front for November.

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‘Big Lie’ Advocate Admits to Fraudulently Seeking Others’ Absentee Ballots—as a Way to Claim Fraud Exists

But the far-right advocate didn’t get the ballots of two public officials because the system worked. The Racine County Sheriff gives the crime a wink while advancing his own “Big Lie” claims.