Dallet Wins Supreme Court Race

On Tuesday, April 3, Wisconsin voters went to the polls to vote in municipal races, school board elections, and local referendums. However, the marquee race was the State Supreme Court general election, the only statewide race on the ballot. Rebecca Dallet, the liberal candidate and Milwaukee County judge, defeated the conservative Sauk County judge Michael … Read more

Regular Session Comes to a Close…Maybe

Last week, both houses of the legislature met for the final time in the regular 2017-18 legislative session. The legislature took up issues ranging from a sales tax holiday to school safety. According to legislative leaders, neither house currently has intentions to take up any more bills this year. The State Senate met on Tuesday … Read more

Dane County Judge Orders Walker to Call Special Elections, Legislature Heads into Extraordinary Session

On Thursday, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Josann Reynolds ruled Governor Walker must call a special election in the 1st Senate District and 42nd Assembly District. Both seats have been vacant since December when former Senator Frank Lasee and former Representative Keith Ripp both resigned from the legislature to take positions in the administration. Following … Read more

Walker to Introduce School Safety Proposal

According to various reports, Governor Scott Walker has been speaking with state legislators on a package to provide schools with increased security measures. The proposal comes on the heels of a national discussion on school safety following last month’s school shooting in Florida. While details have yet to be released, the proposal is said to … Read more

Marquette Law School Releases New Poll

On Monday, March 5, the Marquette Law School released its newest poll numbers on a range of state and national topics. As the first significant poll of the 2018 election season, it offers interesting insight into what issues voters are prioritizing before heading to the polls in November. Among the highlights are Governor Walker’s approval … Read more