April 1, 2013
Referendum on same-day registration a chance to make residents’ voices heard!
Joint Statement from members of the Common Council
To see how effective and important same day voter registration is in the City of Milwaukee, one need only look at the numbers from the November 6, 2012 Presidential Election:
• More than [...]
Please vote in the spring general election on April 2nd.
These are MY endorsements:
Wisconsin State Supreme Court: Ed Fallone
Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Evers
Milwaukee County Circuit Court Branch 45: Janet Claire Protasiewicz
County Board Supervisor – District 2: Ravae S.M. Sinclair
City of Milwaukee Referendum: “Should the state of Wisconsin continue to [...]
As of today, five Republicans have declared their candidacies for Wisconsin’s Assembly District 98, which covers parts of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Sussex, and Brookfield. They’re all hoping to fill the seat vacated by Paul Farrow (R), who won the (uncontested) December 4th election for Senate District 33. The GOP candidates will face off in the Republican [...]
From the email:
Last Tuesday was a great day for Democratic women in Wisconsin, where we sent Tammy Baldwin to the U.S. Senate, and elected several strong progressive women to the state legistature.
Our friends over at Emerge Wisconsin are looking for bright, self-motivated women who are committed to effective political leadership and are [...]
Those who relish the complicated nature of Wisconsin politics will be pleased to learn that election season is not quite over in Waukesha County. Since Republican Paul Farrow ran for both Wisconsin Assembly and Senate simultaneously, and since he won his Senate race on Tuesday, he’ll be vacating his Assembly seat, giving Democrat Eric Prudent [...]
Jeff Christensen, the Democratic Chair of Wisconsin’s Fifth Congressional District, has written a thoughtful and inspiring election eve message for Waukesha County Democratic candidates and volunteers. Here it is, reprinted in its entirety, with permission (links added):
Sometimes it is easy to be cynical here in the Fifth Congressional District, as it’s the “roughest” of [...]
Normally I wouldn’t go down the list this far to endorse candidates across the entire state. But we are living in extraordinary times. And if you read the list we have an opportunity to elect a lot of Democratic women to the State Assembly…which I think would be an outstanding idea.
But for those [...]
One year ago today, I interviewed Jessie Read, Democratic candidate for Waukesha County Clerk (click here to read the interview). I remember feeling downright giddy at the possibility of trading in Kathy Nickolaus for a county clerk who was competent and trustworthy. And I’m not the only one; Waukesha County residents, both Democrat and Republican, [...]