Stories tagged: "democracy"

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Here’s Who’s Supporting (and Spending Big for) the Candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Janet Protasiewciz’s backers include supporters of reproductive freedom, labor unions, and pro-democracy organizations. Dan Kelly’s supporters include right-wing billionaires, election deniers, and anti-abortion rights groups.

5 Things You Don’t Know About Wisconsin’s Supreme Court

Let's not overhype it: Voting in Wisconsin's April election isn't as exciting as a presidential contest. But it's just as, if not more, consequential.

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Democrats Demand Ouster of Elections Commission Official for Bragging About Suppressing Voters of Color

Bob Spindell, chair of the 4th Congressional District Republican Party, said he won’t quit despite the uproar over an email he sent celebrating reduced Black and Hispanic turnout in Milwaukee.

‘Courts Are About People’: Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Election Will Play a Major Role in the Rights of its Residents

Judge Chris Taylor, a former legislator who’s running for the Court of Appeals, is reminding voters of the many issues that come before state Supreme Court justices and the impact they have on protecting, expanding, or removing your rights.

‘The Vote of Every American Matters’: Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul on Defending Democracy

During our recent interview with Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul, he spoke about why upholding the will of Wisconsin's voters and defending democracy is so critical and why he, and not Republican Eric Toney, is the right choice for Wisconsin AG.

‘Likely’ Voters Favor Republicans. ‘Registered’ Voters Favor Democrats in New Poll.

With less than one month until the midterms, Wisconsin's latest poll is painting a clearer picture of what could happen. Well, kind of. Here are some of the biggest takeaways from October's Marquette Law School poll.

A light dusting of snow is seen on and around the state Capitol in Madison as the Wisconsin Legislature begins its new session on Jan. 4, 2021. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Ramthun Already Pulling Two Other Candidates for Governor Further Right in Eliminating Election Independence

Kleefisch and Nicholson suggest control should be given to partisan politicians instead of a state Elections Commission.