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Mason seeking second term; stresses ‘a more equitable community’

RACINE — Racine Mayor Cory Mason formally kicked off his re-election campaign last week touting the city’s recent accomplishments and emphasizing his vision of inclusion for all residents. “I’m really excited about the work we’ve been doing,” he told supporters who crowded into Littleport Brewing Co., 214 Third St. “In the last five years, […]

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Racine among cities monitored for federal voting rights violations by Justice Department on Nov. 8

RACINE, WI — Racine residents voting in the general election on Tuesday will see the U.S. Department of Justice there to monitor polling locations for potential voting rights violations. Officials with the Justice Department plan to monitor elections in 64 communities – including Racine – for compliance with federal voting rights laws on Tuesday, Nov. […]

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Assembly District 62: Wittke seeks 3rd term, challenged by Hammes

RACINE COUNTY — Robert Wittke (R) is running for his third term in the 62nd Assembly District. Wittke is challenged by Tony Hammes, who is running for office for the first time. Racine County Eye asked the candidates the same questions via email and have only edited their responses for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization. […]

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2022 General Election guide for Racine County: Who is on the ballot?

RACINE COUNTY — The 2022 general election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8. Wisconsin’s polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. that day for in-person voting. Voters may also choose to vote absentee and submit ballots via mail or delivered in person to their municipal clerk on or before Election Day. […]