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Verona Swanigan

In 2016, Verona Swanigan ran in the Democratic primary for Milwaukee County District Attorney. She lost to John Chisholm.

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District Attorney Election Divided by Race

District Attorney Election Divided by Race

Swanigan won most majority black wards, Chisholm won everywhere else in county.

Murphy’s Law: 19 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

19 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the candidates, behind the scenes. who won, who lost?

Murphy’s Law: Can Chisholm Be Beaten?
Murphy’s Law

Can Chisholm Be Beaten?

The DA pleads for help as dark money from outside the county blasts him.

Plenty of Horne: The John Chisholm Road Show
Plenty of Horne

The John Chisholm Road Show

He discusses his handling of crime, staff turnover and that "partisan witch hunt."

Back in the News: Chisholm Far More Experienced Than Opponent
Back in the News

Chisholm Far More Experienced Than Opponent

He’s handled 14 times more cases than Swanigan. He also shows up for debates.

Back in the News: Radio Ad Blasts John Chisholm
Back in the News

Radio Ad Blasts John Chisholm

Secretive group blames DA for carjackings, lauds his opponent Verona Swanigan.

Back in the News: Chisholm Challenger Skips Debate
Back in the News

Chisholm Challenger Skips Debate

Verona Swanigan objects to moderator and drops out of debate with DA John Chisholm.

Verona Swanigan to Speak at Kiwanis Club of Milwaukee Meeting on June 29th
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Verona Swanigan to Speak at Kiwanis Club of Milwaukee Meeting on June 29th

Swanigan is running for Milwaukee County District Attorney.

Corrections Officials Face Community on Lincoln Hills

Corrections Officials Face Community on Lincoln Hills

Attendees demand accountability, action, in wake of Lincoln Hills scandal.

Milwaukee County District Attorney Debate has been Canceled for June 29, 2016
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Milwaukee County District Attorney Debate has been Canceled for June 29, 2016

Milwaukee County District Attorney, John Chisholm, will speak during the Kiwanis Club of Milwaukee meeting on July 27, 2016.

Murphy’s Law: The Bizarre War Against John Chisholm
Murphy’s Law

The Bizarre War Against John Chisholm

What’s more peculiar, his opponent, or the complicated plot to defeat him?

Milwaukee County District Attorney Debate hosted by Kiwanis Club of Milwaukee
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Milwaukee County District Attorney Debate hosted by Kiwanis Club of Milwaukee

The debate will be held on June 29, 2016 at 11:45 AM on the 3rd Floor of the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center.

DA candidate represented landlord in 296 eviction cases
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DA candidate represented landlord in 296 eviction cases

Murphy’s Law: The Plot to Defeat Bob Bauman
Murphy’s Law

The Plot to Defeat Bob Bauman

His opponent has two names, lives outside the district, and is part of anti-streetcar clique.

Plenty of Horne: City Birthday Party All About Dining
Plenty of Horne

City Birthday Party All About Dining

Politicians and candidate hopefuls mix with winners of dining awards.

Critics Demand Federal Probe of Police Department

Critics Demand Federal Probe of Police Department

Huge turnout at listening session, many call for civil rights investigation of MPD's "patterns and practices."

Vel Phillips denies encouraging local lawyer to run for Milwaukee County DA
Democrat challenging John Chisholm has uphill battle
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Democrat challenging John Chisholm has uphill battle