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Feb 15, 2017

Changes sought following presidential recount in Wisconsin

Republican lawmakers are seeking changes in Wisconsin law in response to the presidential recount last fall forced by the Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

Dec 2, 2016

Judge allows recount to continue in Wisconsin

A federal court in Wisconsin on Friday rejected an attempt by pro-Donald Trump groups to stop a recount of the state's presidential vote, saying there was no harm in allowing it to continue.

Jun 7, 2011

Supreme Court recount cost at $520,000-plus (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The recent recount in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race between Justice David Prosser and challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg cost counties more than $500,000, an Associated Press survey found. The AP queried election officials in all 72 counties, asking for their best cost estimates. Seventy counties reported spending […]

May 31, 2011

Kloppenburg concedes defeat in Supreme Court race (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg conceded defeat on Tuesday to conservative incumbent Justice David Prosser, saying she did not think a court would overturn the election results that were affirmed following a statewide recount. Kloppenburg’s concession brings to an end the race that was widely […]

May 23, 2011

It’s official: Prosser wins Supreme Court recount

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin board that certifies elections declared Monday that a recount had confirmed state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser defeated challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg in the hard-fought April 5 election many saw as a referendum on polarizing union rights legislation. The board said Prosser won by 7,004 […]

May 20, 2011

Recount: Prosser wins Supreme Court election 

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A grueling statewide recount concluded Friday that Justice David Prosser defeated challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg to win another 10-year term on the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a race driven by the debate over Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s efforts to curb the union rights of the state’s public […]

May 13, 2011

Waukesha County hopes to finish court recount soon

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Waukesha County officials say they’re moving faster now and should be able to complete their share of the state Supreme Court recount days ahead of schedule. Wisconsin counties had until May 9 to finish their recounts. Waukesha County was the only one that couldn’t meet the deadline. Dane County Circuit Judge […]

May 10, 2011

Judge grants extension in Supreme Court recount (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge gave Waukesha County nearly three more weeks to complete its recount in the state Supreme Court race, saying Monday that he would sacrifice speed for confidence in the county’s results. Wisconsin counties had until Monday to complete their recounts. State elections officials said all […]

May 5, 2011

GAB to seek extension of recount deadline

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board will be asking for an extension in the deadline to complete the recount in the state Supreme Court race. Board director Kevin Kennedy said Thursday that Dane County has requested a one-day extension to Monday’s deadline. He says Waukesha County has also asked for a deadline […]

May 3, 2011

Views from around the state: Don’t change money for CCAP, legal services

As the details of Gov. Scott Walker's budget plans continue to be unearthed, we're finding more ways the cuts could creep into our lives.

May 1, 2011

Counties work to meet recount deadline

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Government Accountability Board says that as of Sunday afternoon only about one third of the state’s reporting units have completed their recount of the Wisconsin Supreme Court election. The recount information is due to the state in just eight days. The recount process began Wednesday with Justice David Prosser […]

Apr 27, 2011

Recount begins in Supreme Court election 

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The first statewide recount in more than 20 years began Wednesday with county workers scrutinizing ballots in a state Supreme Court race that many saw as a referendum on Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his polarizing collective bargaining law. Challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg requested a recount after […]


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