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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 — a margin that would be difficult to overcome even with a statewide recount. As of Monday, 69 of the state’s ...

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Railroad executive charged with making illegal donations (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin railroad magnate accused of illegally donating to Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign said Monday he would plead guilty but didn’t realize he had done anything wrong when he asked employees to donate tens of thousands of dollars and then reimbursed them. Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co. Chief Executive William Gardner ...

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20 percent voter turnout expected for Supreme Court election

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Even though there seems to be extra interest in the upcoming state Supreme Court race, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board is predicting a typical level of voter turnout. According to the GAB, it expects 20 percent of eligible voters to cast a ballot next week. That’s about in the range of other spring elections with contested ...

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Judges picked to serve on Accountability Candidate Committee

By Jack Zemlicka The Wisconsin Court System’s version of the NBA lottery was held Wednesday with four Court of Appeals judges randomly selected to serve on the Government Accountability Candidate Committee. Judge Kitty K. Brennan of District I in Milwaukee, Chief Judge Richard S. Brown of District II in Waukesha, Deputy Chief Judge Gregory A. Peterson of District III in ...

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