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10 Things Wisconsin Voters Will Decide on Tuesday Along With the Next Supreme Court Justice

Spring elections include another batch of local referendums due to restrictions on school boards from legislative Republicans.

Progressive Judge Janet Protasiewicz to Run for State Supreme Court

Conservative Patience Roggensack’s retirement creates a fight for court control. The US Supreme Court, meanwhile, sees a major downshift in public opinion in a new Marquette Poll.

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‘The Quiet Majority Needs to Show Up’: Election Day Brings High Stakes for Schools, Local Government, Courts

Spring non-partisan races have been shaped by GOP-supported spending and messaging. Dozens of school districts forced to ask for additional local help to make up for the Legislature’s lack of support.

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Early Voting Is Underway for the April 5 Elections in Wisconsin. Here’s What You Need to Know.

On April 5, voters across the state will head to the polls to decide who will lead their city and county governments, preside over the local circuit courts and serve on the court of appeals, and represent their school districts as school board members.

Jill Underly, Wisconsin's 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.