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Wisconsin Election

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...

Mark Blumenthal

Wisconsin Looks Good For Romney | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two new polls in Wisconsin show Mitt Romney leading Rick Santorum by a comfortable margin with just four days remaining before Tuesday's...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Teacher Ensnared In Voter ID Law | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rita Platt is a teacher in Wisconsin who moved to the small town of Osceola last year. She has gone through FBI background checks in the...

Democrats Prevail In Wisconsin Recall Fights

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

Both of the Democratic Wisconsin state senators up for recall elections have survived. The Democrats targeted in Tuesday's election were among the ...

Republicans Look To Oust Democrats In Wisconsin Recall Fights

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Democrats sought Tuesday to hold the ground they gained in last week's recall elections by fending off Republican attempts ...

Wisconsin Recall Election Results: Live Updates From The Badger State

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

The post and live blog below are a collaboration between Patch and HuffPost reporters. Six Wisconsin senators fought Tuesday to keep their jobs in ...

Wisconsin -- It's Your Future, It's Your "Third Party," It's Ground Zero for an "American Spring"

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

People watching the news this past week might have thought that Congress was the only place where battles for our future were fought. That's wrong. There are other battles, better battles, battles far from the glare of the Beltway spotlights.

Matt Damon: Recall Scott Walker

ThinkProgress | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

In a brief interview with ThinkProgress at today’s Save Our Schools march in Washington, actor Matt Damon said he supported the movement in Wisconsi...

Gay Community Gears Up for Tammy Baldwin Senate Bid

Roll Call | Kyle Trygstad | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

Wisconsin Rep. Tammy Baldwin's potential to become the first openly gay Senator escalates the already sizable implications of the state's open-seat ra...

Republicans Grappling With ideological Identity Crisis In Key Senate Race

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 07.21.2011 | Politics

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans looking to win a U.S. Senate seat that's been in Democratic control for more than 50 years are fac...

Tommy Thompson For Senate In 2012?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. - Two GOP sources tell The Associated Press that former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson will strongly consider a run for the U.S. Sena...

Wisconsin Democrats Have Momentum Heading Into Final Recall Fight

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

In a sign that Wisconsin Democrats can still claim momentum in the recall wars, Dems today filed the signatures to trigger a recall election against a...

Wisconsin Senate At Stake In Efforts To Recall Lawmakers

Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Wisconsin may be poised to set a state campaign spending record with interest group money flowing even before officials ap...

Challenger To Seek Statewide Recount In Wisconsin Supreme Court Election

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Supreme Court challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg asked election officials Wednesday for a statewide recount in her flagging...

Conservative Projected Winner In Wisconsin Supreme Court Election

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A conservative state Supreme Court justice overcame efforts to tie him to Wisconsin's polarizing governor and survived a near-up...

Amanda Terkel

Congresswoman Wants Federal Investigation Of Wisconsin Supreme Court Race | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the bombshell announcement that a Waukesha County clerk forgot to report thousands of votes in Wisconsin's Supreme Court election,...

Mark Blumenthal

Wisconsin Election Bombshell: How Plausible? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: 11:20 p.m. -- Perhaps the most convincing evidence so far that human error explains the initial omission of Brookfield's results comes from ou...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: New Twists In Wisconsin Supreme Court Election | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated. WASHINGTON -- In a dramatic turn of events on Thursday, the Waukesha County clerk announced that the vote total announ...

Wisconsin County Corrects Vote Count, Gives Incumbent Lead

AP | CARRIE ANTLFINGER | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WAUKESHA, Wis. — A conservative incumbent surged to a commanding lead in Wisconsin's hotly contested Supreme Court election Thursday, after a pr...

Amanda Terkel

Was Wisconsin Election A Referendum On Scott Walker? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After JoAnne Kloppenburg declared victory on Wednesday over conservative incumbent Justice David Prosser in the Wisconsin Supreme Court ...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Loss: 19 Counties Flip To Dems In Wis. Supreme Court Election | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated and corrected. WASHINGTON -- A divisive budget battle between labor unions and Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) turned a stat...

JoAnne Kloppenburg, David Prosser Likely To Face Wisconsin Election Recount

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

With all 3,630 precincts reporting, JoAnne Kloppenburg had secured 204 more votes than Wisconsin Justice David Prosser in the state's supreme court el...