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Wisconsin Primary

Ryan Fends Off Primary Challenge

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) won his primary election on Tuesday, securing the Republican nomination to defend his seat in the House, the Associated Press ...

Switching Party Affiliation: Sometimes It Works, Sometimes It Doesn't

Rich Rubino | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Taylor and Crist must prove that their party switch was a principled, rational move, not an act of political opportunism.

Amanda Terkel

Tommy Thompson Wins GOP Senate Primary | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tommy Thompson beat three other Republicans for the party's U.S. Senate nomination in Wisconsin on Tuesday night, allowing him to challe...

Tuesday Primary Contests Have GOP Veterans Fighting For Careers

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Veteran Republican Rep. John Mica turned back a challenge from tea party freshman Rep. Sandy Adams in their Florida GOP primary Tue...

Wisconsin and California: Past and Prologue

Harry Kresky | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics
Harry Kresky

For my money, the most interesting feature of the Wisconsin results was what happened with independents. Independents -- frustrated with partisanship on both sides -- are the force behind the drive to find, or create, something new.

Romney, Ryan Receive All Clear

Waukesha Patch | Sarah Millard | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, will not face prosecution for an Election Day event where he gave supporters ...

Romney Sandwich Scheme Charges Investigated

Waukesha Patch | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

The Waukesha County District Attorney’s office is continuing to look into the allegations that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was pas...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For April 6, 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

So, did you hear? This week, the GOP nomination pretty much became a settled issue. Barring some accident or emergency (or some freaktastic alchemical...

87-Year-Old Wisconsin Woman Turned Away At Polls

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

A Wisconsin woman says her 87-year-old mother was disenfranchised in Tuesday's election after a poll worker demanded they provide photo identification...

5 Pieces of Advice for Mitt Romney

Matthew Dowd | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Matthew Dowd

As we move from the primary contest to the general election and are on the verge of the 200-day war between President Obama and Mitt Romney, let's pause for a minute and reflect on some things we have learned \and offer a little advice on Romney's immediate next steps.

Wisconsin Election Official Admits Another Vote Counting Mistake

Waukesha Patch | Joe Petrie and Lisa Sink | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus, who has been under fire for past election snafus, is at the center of attention again because new procedures in...

Santorum Aide Calls For Gingrich's Exit

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

The Rick Santorum campaign is formally calling on Newt Gingrich to drop out of the race and endorse the former Pennsylvania senator, following Tuesday...

A Great Night for Mitt Romney But How Does He Untangle the Web He's In?

Dominic Carter | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Dominic Carter

Numerically it may not officially be over... but with his sweep of Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C., Mitt Romney is on a trajectory to the nomination.

Romney Keeps Foot Out Of Mouth In Primary Sweep

Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

You know who's really happy about Mitt Romney's clean sweep of primaries in Maryland, Washington D.C. and Wisconsin? This guy. No oopsies to...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Voter ID Law Causes Confusion At Polling Place | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin's voter identification law reportedly caused some confusion at a polling place Tuesday, when workers asked voters to show iden...

Mitt Romney Wins Wisconsin Primary

Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was projected to finish first in the Wisconsin primary on Tuesday night by Fox News. The win came as expected for the former Massachuse...

Ryan Grim

Romney Winning Primary Whether Anybody Likes It Or Not | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The "worst Republican in the country to put up against Barack Obama," at least as far as Rick Santorum is concerned, took another few st...

LOOK: Real-Time Map Of Wisconsin Primary Results

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the results for the 2012 Wisconsin Republican primary. Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and current fron...

Wisconsin Primary Results 2012: Live Updates

Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

The Wisconsin primary results have all eyes on the Badger State on Tuesday night. Mitt Romney was projected to finish in first in the Maryland prim...

Wisconsin Exit Polls Reveal Interesting Results

AP | JENNIFER AGIESTA and CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney won the Maryland Republican presidential primary broadly and deeply, besting chief rival Rick Santorum among conservati...

Good News For Scott Walker

Washington Post | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

More than eight in ten voters in today’s Wisconsin Republican presidential primary approve of embattled GOP Gov. Scott Walker , a stratospheric rati...

Dems File Bribery Complaint Against Romney, Ryan

Shorewood Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is alleging that Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan committed election bribery ...

No Voter ID Needed For Wisconsin Primary

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

Voters in Wisconsin's primaries today don't need to show a photo ID, despite new state requirements. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed a bill ...

Wisconsin Primary 2012: Live Updates

Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

The Wisconsin primary is taking place on Tuesday, and 42 delegates are at stake in the contest. The latest polls show Mitt Romney leading rival co...

Mark Blumenthal

Romney Ready To Roll? Sweep Likely In Wisconsin, Maryland And D.C. | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans head out to vote in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia, the final pre-election polls show former Massachuse...