Voters’ Guide

Local turnout mirrors high numbers statewide

Local turnout mirrors high numbers statewide

In Racine County, roughly 54 percent of voting-age adults cast ballots in Tuesday’s election, matching the relatively high turnout statewide. The Associated Press has reported that 54.2 percent of the state’s voters turned out for Tuesday’s election, which featured a hotly contested gubernatorial race. Other than the 2012 recall election, […]

 
 

Wanggaard, Vos cruise to victory

Wanggaard, Vos cruise to victory

Area politicians lead wave of Republican success By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After being ousted in a recall election in 2012 largely over his support of Gov. Walker and Act. 10, former State Sen. Van Wanggaard is headed back to Madison. Wanggaard garnered a clear victory Tuesday evening with nearly 62 […]

 
 

GAB issues list of top 10 things to know for the election

GAB issues list of top 10 things to know for the election

The state Government Accountability Board on Monday released its list of the top 10 things Wisconsin voters should know for Election Day. Top on the list is for voters to know where to vote and whether they’re currently registered. “Wisconsin voters can find the most accurate information about voting at […]

 
 

Mitchell challenges Vos for Assembly seat

Mitchell challenges Vos for Assembly seat

It’s upstart vs. heavyweight in 63rd district By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor For State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, the last four years under Gov. Scott Walker have been a triumph. For his challenger Andy Mitchell, Walker’s record is less so, and Mitchell is intent on making changes should he be elected. […]

 
 

After redistricting, 21st Senate election draws three candidates

After redistricting, 21st Senate election draws three candidates

Wanggaard and Bryce are on the ballot, Thompkins a write-in By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Wisconsin’s 21st Senate District election features a race between a former incumbent and two political newcomers. Van Wanggaard, who represented the 21st Senate District until being recalled in 2011 – in large part over Act […]

 
 

County supervisor, state representative vie for Senate seat

County supervisor, state representative vie for Senate seat

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer In a candidate forum Oct. 21, candidates Dan Kilkenny and Steve Nass were given an opportunity to speak on why they’re pursuing the vacant seat in Wisconsin’s 11th Senate District. The seat was vacated earlier this year when former State Sen. Neal Kedzie retired. Nass, […]

 
 

Candidates in 32nd Assembly District gear up for Tuesday’s election

Candidates in 32nd Assembly District gear up for Tuesday’s election

Incumbent, challenger share focus on tourism By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer Candidates for Wisconsin’s 32nd Assembly District came together Oct. 21 to discuss their plans if elected and answer questions from citizens during the Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce’s candidate forum. Facing off in the 32nd District are Alan […]

 
 

Silver Lake has big decision on Nov. 4

Referendum will likely decide future of village By Gail Peckler-Dziki                  Correspondent Two separate referenda concerning Silver Lake will be on the ballot Tuesday – both dealing with the future of the village. Two questions will be asked: “Should the Silver Lake Village Board be prohibited from entering into any agreement […]

 
 

Ballot has more than governor’s race

Ballot has more than governor’s race

Other statewide races include attorney general, treasure By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The high-profile race on the General Election ballot is the governor’s seat, but other state local, county and state positions are also on Tuesday’s ballot. Voters will have a variety of decisions to make in statewide competitions for […]

 
 

Area state Senate and Assembly district maps

Area state Senate and Assembly district maps

With redistricting as the result of  Wisconsin Act 43 in 2011, boundary lines and have changed and some people may not be in the same district they’re used to. With the Nov. 4 General Election rapidly approaching, here are maps of four area Senate Districts and accompanying Assembly Districts. Polls […]

 
 
 
 
 

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