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Kenosha PD investigating more anti-semitic fliers left in yards

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerMay 23, 2022 Anti-semitic fliers have been left in the yards of Kenosha residents across the city a dozen times, according to Kenosha Police Lieutenant Joseph Nosalik.  This weekend, another round of the fliers — which contain the anti-semitic trope that the media is controlled by Jews and include a link […]

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Wisconsin’s Court of Appeals elections continue trend of increasing partisanship

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerApril 1, 2022 The race for a seat on Wisconsin’s District II Court of Appeals has descended into partisan sniping in campaign ads, drawn the attention of out-of-state political action committees (PACs), and one candidate has received donations from some of the state’s most prominent conservative donors.  Elections to Wisconsin’s courts […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court denies Evers motion to supplement record in redistricting case

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerApril 1, 2022 The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday denied a motion from Gov. Tony Evers requesting to add information to the court record in the case to determine Wisconsin’s new political maps.  Early last month, the court ruled that maps submitted by Evers most complied with constitutional and legal standards […]

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Clerks across Wisconsin work to make sure voters aren’t using drop boxes in spring election

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerMarch 30, 2022 At municipal drop boxes across Wisconsin, municipal clerks have placed large and often brightly colored signs nearby to make sure the drop boxes — used for delivering utility payments, taxes and, until recently, absentee ballots — aren’t used in this spring’s local elections.  The use of drop boxes, […]

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Redistricting court battles lead to missed deadline

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerMarch 18, 2022 Ongoing court battles over Wisconsin’s new political lines have pushed the implementation of maps past an important deadline.  The Wisconsin Elections Commission, which is responsible for putting the new maps into place, needed the lines to be finalized by March 15 so candidates in elections this fall could […]