Stories tagged: "judicial 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.

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.