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Johnson Will Head Back to Washington

Republican Ron Johnson is headed back to Washington, D.C., to represent the State of Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate. With 50 percent of the precincts reporting, FOX News is calling the statewide race for U.S. Senate for Johnson. According to the story on FOX News, Johnson was in the lead 798,634 to Feingold’s 692,123. Johnson was running […]

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Sturtevant Voters Choose Republican Candidates

Village of Sturtevant residents overwhelmingly voted for Republican candidates Tuesday, giving Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, Robin Vos and Tricia Hanson decidedly more votes than their Democratic opponents. Village Administrator/Clerk Mary Cole recorded 2,725 voters out of more than 3,175 total registered voters, putting turnout there at 85 percent. Here’s how it shook out there: President […]

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Take Our Poll: Should Early Voting be Uniform or Unique to the Community?

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos plans to once again introduce legislation that will limit early voting, he says, to make availability more uniform across the state. U.S. District Court Judge James Peterson last July struck down a number of provisions of the state’s voter ID laws, including restrictions on limited hours and locations for early voting, […]

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BREAKING: Chelsea Clinton Visiting Racine Monday

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton will visit Racine Monday to stump for her mother, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Chelsea will speak at 1:45p.m. at Living Light Community Center, 740 College Avenue, to rally area Democrats and tout the availability of early voting. The Clinton campaign made the announcement on Hillary Clinton’s website. RSVP is required to […]

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Notes from the DNC: Local Party Chair Inspired by Biden, Obama

**Editor’s Note: Democratic Party of Racine County Chair Meg Andrietsch is reporting from the Democratic National Convention in Philadephia, PA. The second night of the Democratic National Convention was the roll call night.  We had nominations for President of the United States.  US Senator Barbara Mikulski nominated Hillary Clinton, and Congressman John Lewis was one of […]

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Notes from the DNC: Local Chair Talks About 1st Night

**Editor’s Note: Racine County Democratic Party Chair Meg Andrietsch is at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. She offered to provide dispatches from the event. The Democratic National Convention is meeting this week in Philadelphia. The Wisconsin Delegation has 96 members, representing all areas of the state and both candidates. We are sharing our hotel […]