Wisconsin’s gerrymandering case Gill v. Whitford received an update Friday as lawyers for the Democratic plaintiffs filed an amended complaint in federal court. Lawyers added 28 additional plaintiffs to the law suit challenging Wisconsin’s legislative districts. The case was sent back to a lower court by the U.S. Supreme Court this summer, and the Democratic […]
Marisabel Cabrera doesn’t face a Republican challenger in this November’s election, so she’s set to represent the Milwaukee-area District 9 in the state Assembly. Cabrera defeated state Rep. Josh Zepnik in the Democratic primary last week. Multiple women have accused Zepnik of kissing them without their consent at Democratic Party events. The relatively high turnout […]
Wall Street Journal reporter Reid Epstein talks about his recent article about the August 14th primary race. A Republican hasn’t won a primary without the state party’s endorsement since 1978. Vukmir has that endorsement, but the race remains close.
The two technically nonpartisan candidates are conservatively leaning Sauk County Judge Michael Screnock and liberally leaning Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge Rebecca Dallet. They beat out primary candidate Tim Burns in February. The openly liberal Burns got 18 percent of the vote. Dallet got 36 percent and Screnock received 46 percent. Nina Kravinsky spoke with Dallet […]
A new report from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism out this weekend jumps into the lives of convicted felons in the state who are required to wear GPS monitors. Five years ago, a report from the center found a flawed program, people getting calls in the middle of the night, even going to jail […]
Wisconsin has been swept up in the national debate on gun violence after a school shooter killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida. A group of Democratic lawmakers want to implement a strategy here that’s already in place in five other states, and they say could take guns out of the hands of dangerous individuals like […]