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Nominations Now Open For Spring 2022 Election Seats

RACINE COUNTY – Wednesday (Dec. 1) is the first day that candidates for local office can circulate nomination papers for the Spring 2022 election, scheduled for April 5. Local government voters will elect board members, supervisors, alderpersons, trustees and judges. The deadline for filing nomination papers in most cases is Jan. 4, 2022. If necessary, […]

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Election fraud charges sought against 5 Wisconsin Election Commission members

RACINE COUNTY – The Racine County Sheriff’s Office referred election fraud charges Wednesday to the Racine County District Attorney’s Office against five members of the Wisconsin Elections Commission. Commissioners Margaret Bostelmann, Julie Glancey, Ann Jacobs, Dean Knudson, and Mark Thomsen were all named, but they have not formally been charged. Referrals for charging have been […]

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Racine County Sheriff alleges voting issues during 2020 presidential election

RACINE COUNTY – Officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office sounded an alarm around alleged voting issues, specifically how one long-term care facility collected ballots for the fall 2020 presidential election. During a press conference held Thursday morning, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling released findings of a 10-month-long investigation into the role staff at the […]

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Republicans Keep Grip on Legislature Despite Democratic Spending Spree

Peter Cameron, The Badger Project Wisconsin Democrats were flush with cash in the 2020 election cycle. Billionaire liberals like Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and other super-rich donors used a loophole in Wisconsin campaign finance law to dump money into the coffers of the Democratic Party, which routed a considerable chunk of contributions to state legislative […]

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State Driver Licenses and IDs are the Most Common Forms of Identification to Show at the Polls

Wisconsin driver licenses or IDs are the most common form of identification used for voting purposes. Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) encourages voters to check and be sure that they have the proper identification needed to vote in next month’s election (April 6). A federally compliant REAL ID card is not […]

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Elections personnel could return to some nursing homes for April vote

WISCONSIN – Nursing home voters will have the opportunity for assistance voting in the April 6 election, state officials said Friday. Wisconsin Elections Commission officials determined on March 2 that county and municipal clerks must reach out to nursing homes and other eligible facilities to determine whether assisted voting is possible during the coronavirus pandemic, […]

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Bids to Alter Wisconsin Elections Fall Mostly Along Partisan Lines

By Anya van Wagtendonk For Wisconsin Watch Proposals to change Wisconsin’s voting system could determine how one of America’s top swing states picks congressional candidates, how it awards its 10 Electoral College votes, how fast results can be announced and who can use the increasingly popular method of absentee voting. But the political divisiveness that […]

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Carmella Venturini

Carmella Venturini, 55, is throwing her hat in the ring to run against Auntavia Jackson in the spring election on April 6, 2021, for the Racine Unified School District seat #6. To read more about other races, click here. Where do you live? Racine, WI How long have you lived there? 34 years Age? 55 Spouse or partner’s name? Jim Venturini If […]

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Auntavia Jackson

Auntavia Jackson, 35, is throwing her hat in the ring to run against Carmella Venturini in the spring election on April 6, 2021, for the Racine Unified School District seat #6. To read more about other races, click here. Where do you live? Racine, WI How long have you lived there? Born and raised. Age? 35 Spouse or partner’s […]

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Ally Docksey

Ally Docksey will run against Jane Barbian for the Racine Unified School District #6 seat in the April 6, 2021 spring election. To learn more about the other races, click here. Where do you live? Mount Pleasant, WI How long have you lived there? 16 years Age? 46 Spouse or partner’s name? Andrew Docksey If you have children, please […]

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Donald Gloo

Donald Gloo, 58, is throwing his hat in the ring to run against incumbent Martin Meissner, Mike Rohrer, Kate Maurer, and Milt Habeck on April 6, 2021, for Wind Point Village Trustee. Residents will vote for three candidates and the top three people with the most votes will be sworn into office. To read more about […]

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Mike Rohrer

Mike Rohrer, 53, will be throwing his hat in the ring to run against Donald Gloo, Martin Meissner, Kate Maurer, and Milt Habeck on April 6, 2021, for Wind Point Village Trustee. Residents will vote for three candidates and the top three people with the most votes will be sworn into office. To read more about […]