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. Continue reading The top donors (so far) to former Justice Daniel Kelly, right-wing candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court
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. Continue reading Western Dane County’s new state representative will continue serving on county board, but “not indefinitely”
Democrat Dianne Hesselbein will be the first woman to represent the 27th State Senate district, which includes Middleton, Waunakee, Mount Horeb and New Glarus. Continue reading Uncompetitive race for Dane County Senate seat draws near record in campaign funds
The state could get fair maps, or it could be stuck with perhaps the worst gerrymandering in the country for the rest of the decade. Continue reading The 2022 Election is over. Wisconsin turns to redistricting (again).
More than a quarter of incumbents not running for their seats in 2022, a number not seen since World War II Continue reading Record number of retirements in Wisconsin State Legislature this year
It’s a subtle but potentially significant result of the fierce redistricting battle that wrapped in April with a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision giving the GOP significant political victories. Continue reading GOP redistricting separated Fitzgerald brothers – who live 13 miles apart – into different congressional districts. Democrats put them back together again.
Ryan Weichelt, a professor of geography at UW-Eau Claire who specializes in redistricting, built this interactive map that shows the changes. Continue reading INTERACTIVE MAP: See how Wisconsin’s congressional districts changed in the redistricting process, down to the municipality