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Klein elected as State Bar president

For the third time in the last four years, the State Bar of Wisconsin elected another president-elect who supports a voluntary bar. Phillips attorney Kevin Klein won the election for president-elect, defeating Janesville lawyer Jim Carney, a mandatory bar supporter, ...

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State: No ‘major’ problems with Supreme Court votes

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials say Waukesha County’s vote totals in the state Supreme Court election appear to match totals from the county’s municipalities. The Government Accountability Board reviewed the county’s totals after Clerk Kathy Nickolaus announced she ...

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Counties still finalizing Supreme Court votes (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser is on track to lead challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg by about 7,300 votes after all counties finish verifying the ballots cast in last week’s election — ...

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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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