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Wisconsin Election

​Big Business Groups, Facing Criminal Investigation, Succeed in Ousting Wisconsin Chief Justice

Billy Corriher | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Billy Corriher

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley managed to hang onto her seat in Wisconsin's most recent election, after raising more than $750,000 and resorting to despicable attacks on her opponent, Rock County Circuit Court Judge.

It's Time for a Constitutional Right to Vote, and a Truce in the Voting Wars

Rob Richie | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics
Rob Richie

By enshrining the right to vote in our constitution, Congress would be empowered to enact minimum electoral standards to guarantee a higher degree of legitimacy, inclusivity, and consistency across the nation.

Walker Casts Shadow On Contentious Races

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker wasn't on any ballots Tuesday, but he still cast a shadow on the nonpartisan elections for four of his judicial appointees, who batt...

Amanda Terkel

Democrat To Become First Openly Gay Senator | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) beat Republican Tommy Thompson for Wisconsin's open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, becoming the nation's first...

LOOK: Wisconsin Election Results

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the Wisconsin election results for the 2012 presidential election as well as the state's Senate race and House contests. ...

Obama, Romney Vie For Wisconsin's Critical 10 Electoral Votes

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The Wisconsin election could play a critical role in the outcome of the race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. While the state has traditionall...

Jason Linkins

Tammy Baldwin, Tommy Thompson Face Off In Wisconsin Senate Election | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Wisconsin Senate race features a pair of relatively heavyweight competitors, vying to occupy the seat being vacated by retiring four-term Dem...

Ryan Grim

Reince Priebus: GOP 'Basically Crushed' Dems In Walker Recall, Will Do So Again In Wisconsin | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus reminded Democrats on Sunday that his party "basically crushed" them when they attempted to mount a...

Race Narrows In Key Battleground State

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

The race for president in Wisconsin has narrowed, with 49 percent supporting Barack Obama and 46 percent Mitt Romney, according to a poll released Wed...

Wisconsin Race Tightens

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin, which President Barack Obama won by 13 points in 2008, is looking like an increasingly close contest in 2012, according to a poll released ...

What The Wisconsin Recall Results Mean For You

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.06.2012 | Comedy

Now that Scott Walker has made history as the only U.S. governor to win in their own recall election, you're left wondering how the vote outcome will ...

After Critical Elections, Labor Unions Could Feel Further Squeeze

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

* California, Wisconsin votes portend more union attacks * White House: don't read too much into Wisconsin outcome * Wis...

Wisconsin Dems Get Silver Lining In Recall Election

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Democrats have appeared to win control of the Wisconsin state Senate, with former state Sen. John Lehman (D) declaring victory in a recall election of...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Makes Bold Claim

Posted 06.06.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell declared President Obama the "big winner" of Tuesday night's Wisconsin recall election. O'Donnell hosted the network's breaking...

The Struggle for Justice Goes On in Wisconsin

Phil Haslanger | Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion
Phil Haslanger

As the tears and the cheers from Wisconsin's vote on Tuesday to keep Scott Walker as governor fade into history, a small group of us gather in a sanctuary near Madison thinking about the words of Micah, that Hebrew prophet who challenged the marketplace and the rulers of his time.

Walker Win Demoralizes Protesters Who Began Recall

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

By James B. Kelleher MADISON, Wis., June 5 (Reuters) - Protesters who had besieged the Wisconsin Capitol in Madison 16 months ago, st...

Scott Walker Defeats Tom Barrett In Wisconsin Recall

Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was projected the winner of Tuesday night's gubernatorial primary by NBC News. The latest polls showed Walker leadi...

Scott Walker Recall Election Puts Wisconsin, Governor In Spotlight

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wis. Gov. Scott Walker is only the third governor in U.S. history to face a recall vote. The effort to remove him from office beg...

Wisconsin Recall Election Results 2012: Live Updates

Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

The Wisconsin recall election results have all eyes on the Badger State. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) challenged Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R)...

LOOK: Real-Time Wisconsin Recall Results

Election Dashboard | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

Live results: Wisconsin governor recall election — Scott Walker vs. Tom Barrett...

Wisconsin Voters Flock To The Polls

Greenfield Patch | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

When the polls opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday at a local elementary school in Port Washington, voters were already waiting outside....

Little-Known Republican Group Once Again Spends Big Money in Wisconsin

Elizabeth DiNovella | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Elizabeth DiNovella

We've heard about all of the out of state money that's gushing into the Wisconsin's recall races. One Virginia-based group that is pouring money into Wisconsin but getting little notice is the Republican State Leadership Committee.

Progressive Group Pours Major Cash Into Scott Walker Recall Effort

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee announced Tuesday that it will send $100,000 to Wisconsin to help unseat Gov. Scott Walker (R), a cash infus...

Scott Walker Gets Big Endorsement

Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin's biggest newspaper released an editorial on Saturday recommending that voters choose to keep Governor Scott Walker in office. (Read the who...

Mark Blumenthal

Romney Ready To Sweep? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New polls released over the weekend show Mitt Romney poised to win the two states, Wisconsin and Maryland, that will hold Republican pre...