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Caledonia Gives Nods To Walker, Ryan, Wanggaard; Says ‘No’ to Referendum

Caledonia residents helped give Gov. Scott Walker another four years leading Wisconsin, threw their support behind Rep. Paul Ryan, sent Van Wanggaard back to the state senate and helped Brad Schimel become the next state Attorney General. Village voters resoundingly defeated the Racine Unified referendum, but whether or not it ultimately passes remained to be seen as […]

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Sturtevant Sides with Walker, Against Referendums

Residents in Sturtevant overwhelmingly supported Republican candidates in the election Tuesday but they went against extra funding for parks and schools. Total turn out in Sturtevant was about 71 percent, well above the 56 percent statewide predicted by the Government Accountability Board. The village has 3,205 registered voters, and 2,264 ballots were cast, including 200 […]

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Area Clerks Report Brisk Early Voting

Area residents are turning out for early voting at a rate that could equal a quarter of all local ballots cast in the November 2014 election. Turnout statewide is predicted at 2.5 million voters, or 56.4 percent, about the same as during the 2012 gubernatorial recall election, a story from WTMJ 4 News reads. In the Villages […]

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21st Senate District Candidate Forum a No-Go

A candidate forum Thursday featuring state senate hopefuls Van Wanggaard and Randy Bryce was cancelled Wednesday. Sponsored by the Kenosha-Racine-Walworth Tobacco Free Coalition, the debate was scheduled at the Gateway Technical College SC Johnson iMET Center, 2320 Renaissance Blvd., in Sturtevant. But, there may be some confusion over who agreed to appear where. According to […]