Stories tagged: "elections"

Jill Underly will become Wisconsin's next State Superintendent of Public Instruction. (Photo provided)
Underly Wins State Superintendent Post While GOP Holds On to Two Legislative Seats

Conservative-backed candidates win two Court of Appeals judgeships as voters take part in local, non-partisan elections.

Voters cast their ballots last November at the Zwingli United Church of Christ in the Dane County community of Paoli. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Election Day Is Here: Local Offices and State Education Leader Among the Contests

Polls are open until 8 p.m. for spring non-partisan races and two special elections to fill vacant seats in the state Legislature.

A finished clean room with stacked chairs in the science room at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston's Mattapan, which were being cleaned for the reopening of school on July 9, 2020. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Wisconsin Schools Have 69 Referenda on Ballots. Some Just Ask for Basic Funds.

From keeping programs in place to bringing sites into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, cash-starved schools are asking their communities for extra funding due to the Legislature’s restrictions.

Clockwise, from top: Shelley Grogan, Rick Cveykus, Jeff Davis, and Greg Gill are running for Appeals Court seats. Gill and Cveykus are running for a judgeship in District 3, while Grogan and Davis are running for a seat in District 2. Republican groups and donors have given heavy backing to Gill and Grogan, despite the position's nonpartisan nature. (Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Conservative Groups and Donors Trickle Down to Nonpartisan Appeals Court Races

No state Supreme Court race this year, but tens of thousands of dollars and high-profile endorsements are flying in two down-ballot races in next week’s election.

Poll worker Rebecca Brandt, center, feeds a voting tabulation machine with absentee ballots in the gym at Sun Prairie High School on Nov. 3 in Sun Prairie. The entire gym was dedicated to counting the absentee ballots. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
More Scrutiny, More Security—Head of WI Elections Addresses Unfounded Fraud Claims

Meagan Wolfe tells legislative Republicans the absentee balloting they now dislike is becoming more secure than in-person voting.

Jill Underly and Deb Kerr face off in the April 6 election for state school superintendent. (Graphic illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Candidates for Wisconsin’s Top Education Job Have Decidedly Different Positions

Voucher schools, resuming in-person instruction among the contrasts in a contentious race.

Green Bay's central count facility for absentee ballots at the KI Convention Center on Nov. 3, 2020.
GOP Elections Hearing Held to Accuse Green Bay of… What Exactly?

Curiously timed to coincide with a conservative group's 'investigation' that feeds a self-fulfilling cycle of accusations but shows no fraud.