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Wisconsin Supreme Court Election

Wisconsin Clerk Cleared For Election Night Mistake

Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

By TODD RICHMOND, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) MADISON, Wis. -- A county clerk likely violated the law when she failed to report thousands of votes in thi...

Challenger In Wisconsin Supreme Court Election Concedes Defeat

AP | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- The challenger for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court has conceded defeat to a conservative incumbent justice in an election seen ...

After Controversial Recount, Wisconsin Supreme Court Election Results Certified

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser's victory over challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg has been certified by the state board that...

Wisconsin Republicans Rush Agenda Before Recalls

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker and GOP leaders have launched a push to ram several years' worth of conservative agenda i...

Wisconsin Union Battle Casts Shadow Over Local Races

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — When the race for Green Bay mayor began months ago, the main issues looked clear-cut: planning downtown development, dealing wit...

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...

Conservative Attacks Are a Losing Strategy, but Progressives Must Do More to Win

Amy B. Dean | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics
Amy B. Dean

The fact that conservatives are currently pursuing a losing electoral strategy is not enough for progressives to win in the long run. The labor movement must seize the current moment as an opportunity to put forward a winning program.

Amanda Terkel

Congresswoman Wants Federal Investigation Of Wisconsin Supreme Court Race

HuffingtonPost.com | 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,...

Fervor Of Wisconsin Debate Shifts To Recall Elections

AP | JASON SMATHERS | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Nearly a month after the Wisconsin standoff over union rights ended, some of the fervor from that debate has shifted to recall e...

Mark Blumenthal

Wisconsin Election Bombshell: How Plausible?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The (Not Very) Non-Partisan WI Supreme Court Race

Thomas M. Holbrook | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Thomas M. Holbrook

While the 2011 race stands out as somewhat more partisan than previous contests, there's nothing particularly non-partisan about Wisconsin's Supreme Court elections.

Andrea Stone

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Calls For Solidarity In Face Of Anti-Union Push By Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

One day after Wisconsin voters turned out in force for a judicial election widely seen as a referendum on Gov. Scott Walker’s law ending collective...

Amanda Terkel

Was Wisconsin Election A Referendum On Scott Walker?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Wisconsin Election Recount Likely In Race Between JoAnne Kloppenburg, David Prosser

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

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

Wisconsin Election Results: David Prosser, JoAnne Kloppenburg Await Official Outcome In State Supreme Court Race

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin voters sent Republican Gov. Scott Walker a clear message about their unhappiness with his muscling through a law restr...

Wisconsin Supreme Court Election Morphs Into Intense, Expensive Contest

AP | By DINESH RAMDE | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Labor groups and conservative activists have turned Tuesday's Wisconsin Supreme Court election into an intense and expensive contes...