Mark Bellacero, a law enforcement officer in western Wisconsin, was charged with a minor offense for the 2012 arrest. A district attorney chose not to charge him for the 2013 arrest.
Koch Network groups, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, hospitals are some of the biggest lobbiers in the state.
Protasiewicz, Democrats flying past Kelly, Republicans in direct donations, losing independent spending slightly as race for Wisconsin Supreme Court reaches final days
Once again, a statewide race sets a record for most expensive in Wisconsin history.
Wisconsin Supreme Court has highest percentage of female justices on a top state court in the country
The April election could alter the gender makeup of the court. Research suggests the addition of female justices has little effect on court rulings, with one notable exception.
The top donors (so far) to Milwaukee County Judge Janet Protasiewicz, left-wing candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Herb Kohl, Lynde Uihlein, Karla Jurvetson and several members of the Lubar family have all given the maximum.
The top donors (so far) to former Justice Daniel Kelly, right-wing candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Billionaire conservative donor Diane Henricks of ABC Building Supply in Beloit and her daughter have both given his campaign the maximum donation allowed by law.
The top donors (so far) to Waukesha County Judge Jennifer Dorow, right-wing candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Kwik Trip owner Donald Zeitlow has given her campaign $10,000.
The top donors (so far) to Dane County Judge Everett Mitchell, left-wing candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Mitchell is last in the field in total cash raised, but receiving lots of support from small-dollar donors.
LITTLE COMPETITION AND NOT MUCH CHOICE: In nearly 90 races for WI state legislature in 2022, only one incumbent lost.
Experts say that’s an indication of extreme gerrymandering in Wisconsin. The April election could change things.
Western Dane County’s new state representative will continue serving on county board, but “not indefinitely”
Democrat Mike Bare is the first new face to represent the 80th Assembly District — which includes Middleton, Verona, Oregon and Mount Horeb — in 20 years.