A group of retired judges asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to enact the rule. Bradley and the rest of the court’s then-conservative majority rejected it on First Amendment grounds.
Website names purchased, big cash raised, but Steil ‘not running,’ Gallagher mum on running against ‘popular’ Baldwin
Steil may be prepping for a tougher reelection if his district becomes more competitive, experts say. And it’s unknown who owns website names like BryanSteilforSenate.com and MikeGallagherforSenate.com.
Top donors to Wisconsin political parties in 2023 (so far) – loophole allows wealthy to bypass legal limits and steer millions to Supreme Court candidates
Rich, liberal donors like George Soros, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman are repeatedly exploiting the loophole left open by state Republicans.
Herb Kohl, Bud Selig, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and attorney David Gruber have all given the Milwaukee County judge the maximum, or close to it.
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.
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 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.