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Racine mayor’s race spending tops a staggering $500k

RACINE — Spending in the City of Racine mayor’s race has exceeded $500,000, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday. The incumbent, Cory Mason, and Henry Perez, the challenger, face off in the Spring Election on Tuesday, April 4. In-person absentee voting (early voting) is now underway and runs through this Saturday (April 1). Friends […]

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Upcoming April 4 election ballots include statewide, local referendum questions

RACINE COUNTY — More than just candidates’ names will appear on Spring Election ballots. All Wisconsin voters will be asked to vote on three statewide questions while voters in some Racine County municipalities will consider ballot questions related to public safety or schools. The Spring Election is Tuesday, April 4. In-person absentee ballots may be […]

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2023 Spring Election candidate forums to be hosted by Racine County Eye on Facebook

RACINE COUNTY — The 2023 Spring Elections are fast approaching, and we know members of the community have questions for the candidates who will represent them. Racine County Eye is hosting a series of candidate forums as Facebook Live events for the next three weeks. Each forum begins at 7 p.m. and lasts for an […]

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Bill Folk, Anthony Hammes advance Caledonia Trustee #3

Voters in Caledonia on Feb. 21 cast their ballots for incumbent Trustee Bill Folk and challenger Anthony Hammes during the 2023 spring election primary. Folk, Hammes garner over 75% of votes There were three residents running for the seat: Folk, Hammes, and Mark Gracyalny. Hammes garnered the lion’s share of the votes – 1,785 – […]

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Mary Land: City of Racine 2023 alder candidate

Racine County Eye asked candidates to fill out a questionnaire so that our readers could learn more about them. These are incumbent Alder Mary Land’s answers. Mary Land What position are you seeking?Alder District 11 How long have you lived in Racine?66 yrs Age66 OccupationIncumbent Alder Retired Auto Worker Incumbent Alder Mary Land will focus […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates debate values in first appearance together

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerJanuary 10, 2023 The four judges vying to fill an open seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court appeared together at a forum hosted by Monday to debate the values and judicial philosophies they say they’ll bring to the court if elected.  On stage at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in […]

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4 Mount Pleasant Village Board seats up for grabs, here’s who is running

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. — With four seats up for grabs on the Mount Pleasant Village Board, it may look different after the 2023 spring election. Kelly Gallaher, Travis Yanke, Kim Mahoney, and Eric Martinez will challenge Village of Mount Pleasant Board incumbents David DeGroot (Village President), John Hewitt (Village Trustee #1), Nancy Washburn (Village Trustee […]

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Candidate Mitchell: ‘Fairness and justice is what I’m all about’

RACINE — Dane County Circuit Judge Everett Mitchell, a Wisconsin Supreme Court justice candidate, told an audience here Monday that he’ll be “a listening judge.” Dane County Circuit Court Judge Everett Mitchell chats with attendees at a campaign event Monday evening. – “It’s time for us to remember that all the different rights are respected. […]

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