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Incumbent Mayor Dave Cieslewicz falls to Soglin

Two-term Madison mayor Dave Cieslewicz fell to fellow liberal former Mayor Paul Soglin in Tuesday’s election.  In the tight race Soglin received 49.77% of the votes while Cieslewicz received 48.97%.  Cieslewicz interjected himself into the budget reapir bill circus when he and three other people filed compliants with the Dane County District Attorney claiming that […]

Campaigns

Recall for Sen Robert Wirch Is On

Taxypayers to Recall Robert Wirch  has collected enough signatures to force a recall election for Sen Robert Wirch (D-Pleasant Prarie).  Wirch was one of the infamous Badger 14 who fled the state during the Budget Repair Bill circus.  A recall election will happen when 13,537 valid signatures are turned into the Government Accountability Board.  They […]

Campaigns

Democratic Led Recall Efforts Raise Nearly $250K

The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board released today the filing reports for the recall committees of eight Republican state senators. A look at the numbers does not reflect a grassroots effort to raise money but large donations from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Progress PAC. Included among the expenditures is money allocated for […]

Campaigns

Sex Abuse Victim Slams Kloppenburg in New TV Ad

  Victim of sex abuse Troy Merryfield fired back at JoAnne Kloppenburg and the Greater Wisconsin Committee by appearing in a new ad paid for by Citizens for a Stronger America. In the ad, Merryfield condemns the use of his pain for political gain. For over a week now, the Greater Wisconsin Committee has been […]

Policy

Comments by Patrick Lucey Don’t Hold up to Scrutiny

Former Governor Patrick Lucey (D) abruptly resigned as honorary campaign co-chair of Justice David Prosser’s campaign yesterday. Perhaps more surprising than his departure, is his involvement in the campaign in the first place.   As governor during the 1970s Lucey focused on implementing stricter environmental regulations, progressive energy policies and land preservation. These interests sound […]