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Four Assembly Republicans cruise against primary challengers

Republican State Assembly incumbents Adam Neylon, John Nygren, Ken Skowronski, and Robert Brooks easily fended off primary challenges in Tuesday’s partisan primary. The four incumbents,...

Kind, Van Orden to meet in western Wisconsin’s 3rd CD

Dem U.S. Rep. Ron Kind will meet Republican Derrick Van Orden, a retired Navy SEAL, in the general election for western Wisconsin’s 3rd CD...

Johnson declares victory in 6th SD Dem primary, slams Taylor for “retaliation”

State Sen. LaTonya Johnson told WisPolitics.com she is declaring victory in the race to retain her seat against Michelle Bryant, fellow Milwaukee Dem state...

Fitzgerald declares victory in 5th CD GOP primary

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, declared victory Tuesday night in the GOP primary for the 5th CD, rolling to a win over businessman...

Elections Commission: No major issues with absentee ballots, but count slow in Milwaukee and...

There were no major issues with absentee ballots statewide, but counting in Milwaukee and Kenosha was going slower than expected, a spokesman for the...

Mail-in voting likely to boost turnout in key primaries

The unique nature of this year's partisan primary--conducted amidst a pandemic with a slew of absentee voters--has complicated things in some of the more...

New Marquette Law poll has Biden leading Trump by 6 points in Wisconsin

Presumptive Dem nominee Joe Biden continued to lead President Trump among likely Wisconsin voters in the latest Marquette University Law School Poll with just...

Kanye West’s campaign: Papers filed on time because 5 p.m. deadline is really 5:01...

Kanye West’s campaign insisted Monday that his nomination papers to make the presidential ballot in Wisconsin were filed on time even if the person...

Challenges allege West nomination papers filed after deadline, have deficiencies

Two challenges were filed late this afternoon to the nomination papers entertainer Kanye West filed to run for president in Wisconsin, each alleging that...

Biden, other speakers won’t travel to Milwaukee for 2020 Dem National Convention

Joe Biden will not accept the Dem presidential nomination in Milwaukee, citing concerns over rising COVID-19 cases in the state. The convention in a statement...

Kanye West files to run for president in Wisconsin, filings under review

The Elections Commission will take the coming days to determine whether entertainer Kayne West and four others met the qualifications to be on the...

Kleefisch launches PAC to help GOP legislative candidates

Former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, who’s widely expected to explore a bid for guv in 2022, is launching a PAC to help GOP legislative...

Republican Voters Against Trump launching $1 million ad buy

Republican Voters Against Trump is launching a $1 million ad campaign in the state this week with a trio of spots featuring Wisconsin GOP...

DNC’s latest ad knocking Trump running in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is one of the markets that will see the DNC‘s latest TV ad, which knocks President Trump on his response to COVID-19. The party,...

Voters requested nearly 750K absentee ballots so far for August primary

Three weeks out from the Aug. 11 primary, voters have already requested at least 743,908 absentee ballots. That’s well above the 645,619 ballots cast in...