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Kloppenburg raising recount money as Prosser gains lead

Waukesha - A stunning discovery of votes in Wisconsin could give the state's hotly contested Supreme Court race to the conservative incumbent after a race in which the lead has switched several times as votes poured in from across the state.

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Kloppenburg raising recount dollars

Waukesha, WI (AP) - The candidate on the losing end of Wisconsin's hotly contested state Supreme Court race has started raising money for a recount. JoAnne Kloppenburg's campaign manager, Melissa Mulliken, said Friday that fundraising efforts for a recount have begun, but she stopped short of saying the candidate would request one. Mulliken refused to back ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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Election results show a state divided

Wisconsin voters sent Republican Gov. Scott Walker a clear message about their unhappiness with his muscling through a law restricting union rights by sending a once runaway state Supreme Court race toward a near-certain recount and filling the governor's former post with a Democrat.

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State Supreme Court race still too close to call

Madison (AP) — Early returns show Wisconsin's Supreme Court election is very close. The initial returns Tuesday night showed Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser locked in a virtual dead heat with challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg. The race has become a referendum on Republican Gov. Scott Walker's contentious new union rights law.

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Supreme Court race costliest in state history

Milwaukee (AP) — This year's state Supreme Court race is now the most expensive high-court race in Wisconsin history. A group that tracks spending in judicial races said Tuesday that outside groups combined to spend more than $3.5 million on TV ads in Wisconsin. That tops the previous record of $3.4 million in the state's 2008 ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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Candidates limited by financing

The surviving candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court know they each have an additional $300,000 to spend between now and April 5, which theoretically, creates a level playing field in terms of advertising.

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Milwaukee Bar Association releases candidate survey results

The Milwaukee Bar Association on Thursday released its 2011 member survey on the qualifications of judicial candidates running for the Milwaukee County Circuit Court and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Members were asked to designate each candidate as “qualified” or “not qualified,” and those unfamiliar with a candidate’s qualifications have the option of indicating “no opinion.”  The ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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Candidates explore alternative advertising

Public financing hasn't exactly forced state Supreme Court candidates to pinch pennies, but the alternative to raising money has made inexpensive forms of campaigning, like social networking websites, more attractive.

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Bio mechanics

Joshua M. Koch is a real Boy Scout. The civil litigator at Arndt, Buswell & Thorn in Sparta highlights his Eagle Scout award in his online firm biography. Koch also advertises his love of hunting and fishing, personal tidbits which often prove useful in connecting with clients, especially in northern Wisconsin.

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IDENTITY POLITICS

Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge John Siefert feels pretty good about his chances in next spring's election.

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Ziegler in majority most often

The popular perception of the Wisconsin Supreme Court is that of a court deeply divided on personal grounds, with Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson and Justices Ann Walsh Bradley and N. Patrick Crooks in the minority.

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