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Rebecca Kleefisch

Aug 10, 2022

Michels wins Wisconsin GOP governor primary, will face Evers

Tim Michels, a wealthy businessman endorsed by former President Donald Trump, won the Republican primary for Wisconsin governor on Tuesday and will face Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in a contest that could reshape elections in the marquee battleground.

Aug 9, 2022

Wisconsin primary may shape elections in key battleground

Voters will choose a Republican nominee for Wisconsin governor on Tuesday who could reshape how elections are conducted in the marquee battleground, where former President Donald Trump is still pressing to overturn his 2020 loss and backing candidates he sees as allies.

Jul 26, 2022

What’s behind efforts to decertify 2020 election?

A year and a half after Joe Biden's presidential inauguration, Donald Trump is still pushing for decertifying Biden's win, particularly in Wisconsin.

Jul 14, 2022

Republican Kleefisch raises $3.6 million in 6 months

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Kleefisch on Thursday reported raising more than $3.6 million over the first six months of the year as she competes with self-funder Tim Michels, who has spent millions on television ads that almost immediately put him in a tight race for the nomination. Michels, who is endorsed […]

Jul 13, 2022

Wisconsin governor candidate won’t rule out decertification

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican candidate for Wisconsin governor who has Donald Trump’s endorsement won’t rule out attempting to decertify President Joe Biden’s 2020 win in the battleground state, even though GOP legislative leaders and attorneys from both sides have dismissed the idea as impossible and unconstitutional. Tim Michels, [&hellip[...]

Kevin Nicholson drops out of Wisconsin governor's race
Jul 6, 2022

Kevin Nicholson drops out of Wisconsin GOP governor race

Republican Kevin Nicholson, a business consultant whose campaign for governor in battleground Wisconsin failed to catch on with conservative voters, announced Tuesday he was dropping out of the race five weeks before the Aug. 9 primary.

Jun 28, 2022

GOP gov hopefuls: Fire DAs who don’t enforce abortion ban

Three Republican gubernatorial hopefuls say they would fire prosecutors who refuse to enforce Wisconsin's 173-year-old ban on abortions in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision reversing Roe vs. Wade.

Jun 22, 2022

Wisconsin elections head not concerned about intimidation

Wisconsin's top elections official said Tuesday that she wasn't worried about increased voter intimidation or partisan observers at the polls this fall, when the Democratic governor and a Republican U.S. senator are up for reelection in the presidential battleground state.

May 16, 2022

Wisconsin Republicans look to unite amid internal feuds

Wisconsin Republicans gathering for their annual convention this week are trying to unite to defeat Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and reelect U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, in two of the most hotly contested races nationwide this year.

May 13, 2022

Wisconsin governor asks panel to reconsider killer’s parole

Gov. Tony Evers on Friday implored the chairman of the Wisconsin Parole Commission to reconsider his decision to parole a convicted murderer who served less than 25 years of his 80-year sentence, a move that came as the Democrat up for reelection this year faced mounting criticism.

May 11, 2022

Parole of killer in Wisconsin puts pressure on Evers

The decision to parole a man who served less than 25 years of an 80-year sentence for stabbing his wife to death has angered her sisters and daughter and is becoming an issue in Wisconsin's governor's race.

Apr 27, 2022

Poll shows growing pessimism among Wisconsin voters

Wisconsin voters are growing more pessimistic, a Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday showed.

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