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Apr 14, 2020

Turnout hits 34% for Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Turnout in Wisconsin's chaotic spring election held during a pandemic last week topped 34% of the voting-age population, the highest for an April vote since 2016 when there were two competitive presidential primary races on the ballot.

Apr 14, 2020

Walker judicial appointees fail to keep seats, plus more judicial election results

Former Gov. Scott Walker's judicial appointees didn't fair well in the April 7 election. Justice Dan Kelly, Milwaukee County Judge Paul Dedinsky and Milwaukee County Judge Dan Gabler, all of whom were seeking full terms, lost to their challengers in the April 7 election.

Apr 13, 2020

Liberal Karofsky wins Wisconsin Supreme Court seat (UPDATE)

The political leanings of Wisconsin's Supreme Court could change Monday night with the expected release of results from last week's election held during the coronavirus pandemic, an acrimonious race that generated record spending from outside liberal and conservative groups.

Apr 6, 2020

Supreme Court rules that primary can proceed on Tuesday (UPDATE)

Voters in Wisconsin will likely face a choice on Tuesday of participating in a presidential primary election or heeding warnings from public health officials to stay away from large crowds during the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 6, 2020

Voting absentee? Here are the contested judicial races for the election (UPDATE)

As Wisconsin encounters lawsuits to delay the April 7 election because of coronavirus concerns, a federal district court ordered a deadline extension to give people more time to register to vote online and request an absentee ballot.

Apr 3, 2020

Court hopefuls push through coronavirus to Election Day

Wisconsin residents may be more worried about whether they'll be able to feed their families than voting as the coronavirus shutdown stretches on. But someone has to pick the state's next Supreme Court justice in Tuesday's spring election.

Apr 1, 2020

Democratic contributions help Karofsky outpace Kelly

The Wisconsin Supreme Court hopeful Jill Karofsky raised more than twice as much money during the last two months as her rival, the incumbent Justice Daniel Kelly, new campaign finance reports show.

Mar 30, 2020

Voting absentee? Here are the contested judicial races on April 7 ballots

As Wisconsin encounters lawsuits to delay the April 7 election because of coronavirus concerns, a federal district court ordered a deadline extension to give people more time to register to vote online and request an absentee ballot.

Mar 18, 2020

Report: Outside spending favors Karofsky in court race

Outside groups have spent far more to support liberal state Supreme Court challenger Jill Karofsky than incumbent conservative Justice Dan Kelly, according to a report released Tuesday.

Mar 11, 2020

Wisconsin voter purge case appealed to state Supreme Court

A conservative law firm asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn an appeals court ruling that stopped the purging of more than 200,000 people from the state's voter rolls, a step that Democrats argued was intended to make it harder for their voters to cast ballots.

Mar 11, 2020

Justices push back against Karofsky’s corruption allegations

Justice Dan Kelly's conservative colleagues on the state Supreme Court are pushing back against his liberal challenger's accusations that's he's corrupt, calling her attacks "reckless rhetoric" that risks undermining the court's legitimacy.

Feb 21, 2020

Labor union endorses Karofsky in Supreme Court race

The Wisconsin AFL-CIO labor union is endorsing Judge Jill Karofsky in the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court.

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