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Nicole-Schneider
Wisconsin | Campaigns

Another GOP Name Surfaces in WI 2018 Senate Race:UPDATED

The race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in 2018 could be crowded and expensive. There are already three candidates considered likely to run for the chance to challenge incumbent Tammy Baldwin: Madison businessman Eric Hovde, Milwaukee area business consultant and Marine veteran Kevin Nicholson and State Senator Leah Vukmir.  Most observers consider Nicholson […]

holtz
Wisconsin | Campaigns

Packers Will Look Into Use of Team Logo by Holtz Campaign

Green Bay Packers Spokesman Aaron Popkey said Friday there will be internal discussions concerning the use of legendary coach Vince Lombardi’s image and the Packers logo on posts on the Twitter feed of Superintendent of Public Instruction candidate Lowell Holtz. Numerous posts on Holtz’s feed use the image. Holtz campaign spokesman Briton Schiel told Media […]

jim schmitt
Wisconsin | Campaigns

Green Bay Mayor Sat for a Year on Letter Clearing 3 Aldermen

Media Trackers has learned that Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt was told a year ago that a campaign finance investigation against three aldermen had been closed but said nothing. Schmitt, in December 2015, requested the investigation after one was launched into his campaign finances. The probe into the Mayor’s finances ultimately led to misdemeanor conviction charges […]

tonyevers
Wisconsin | Campaigns

Hypocritical Liberal Outrage in DPI Race

A consultant for Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidate John Humphries says the nature of Humphries’ recent job change is being distorted by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now(OWN). The Wisconsin State Journal reported last week that Humphries has been hired as a consultant by the same district he resigned from in December. The Dodgeville School […]

Votehere
Wisconsin | Campaigns

WI GOP to File FEC Complaint on Recount

The Republican Party of Wisconsin is preparing to file a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission alleging improper coordination between Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to force a recount of Wisconsin’s November 8 vote. A draft complaint, first reported on by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and obtained by Media Trackers, […]

ballot-box
Wisconsin | Campaigns

Craig: Shorten Recount Request Deadline

A state lawmaker believes the time given to request election recounts in Wisconsin should be shortened. State Representative David Craig suspects Green Party candidate Jill Green waited until the 11th hour to request a recount of Wisconsin’s presidential election results to disrupt the process of Donald Trump’s victory being made official by the Electoral College. […]

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