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The State of Politics: House Districts’ Maps Protect Incumbents
The State of Politics

House Districts’ Maps Protect Incumbents

State's 8 congressional districts typically won by incumbents, resulting in long tenure.

Grothman, Gallagher Face No Opponents

Grothman, Gallagher Face No Opponents

Only Wisconsin congressional districts without a Democrat on the ballot.

Congressional Candidate Derrick Van Orden Cited For Having Gun At Airport

Congressional Candidate Derrick Van Orden Cited For Having Gun At Airport

Paid fines, ordered to take firearms safety course for having gun in his carry-on bag.

Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District Might Be Competitive Again

Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District Might Be Competitive Again

Gov. Evers' legislative map rebalances district held by Republicans for two decades.

Republican School Board Push Has Mixed Results

Republican School Board Push Has Mixed Results

GOP-backed candidates pick up seats in Waukesha and Kenosha, lose in several areas.

Six Wisconsinites Charged in Capitol Insurrection

Six Wisconsinites Charged in Capitol Insurrection

One West Allis man was sentenced to 30 days in jail.

Op Ed: Van Orden Complicit in January 6 Riot?
Op Ed

Van Orden Complicit in January 6 Riot?

Republican running for 3rd District Congressional seat backed overthrow of legal election.

Former CIA Officer Enters 3rd Congressional District Primary

Former CIA Officer Enters 3rd Congressional District Primary

Deb McGrath, daughter of former Rep. Al Baldus, running as a Democrat.

What They’re Saying: One Year Out From Election Day, Democrats Brace for Red Wave
Van Orden Gets $12,000 Donation From Casino Magnate Accused of Sex Harassment

Van Orden Gets $12,000 Donation From Casino Magnate Accused of Sex Harassment

The Republican candidate for Congress has himself been accused of sexual harassment.

Lt. Gov. Barnes Leads Fundraising in Senate Democratic Primary

Lt. Gov. Barnes Leads Fundraising in Senate Democratic Primary

Barnes raised more than $1 million since launching his campaign this summer.

Small Business Owner Joins Race to Replace Rep. Ron Kind

Small Business Owner Joins Race to Replace Rep. Ron Kind

Rebecca Cooke, of Eau Claire, running for 3rd congressional seat. Kind not seeking re-election.

State Sen. Brad Pfaff Running For 3rd Congressional District

State Sen. Brad Pfaff Running For 3rd Congressional District

Current Congressman Ron Kind announced he would not seek re-election.

Questions Remain About Derrick Van Orden’s Participation in the January 6th Attack on Democracy
Democrats Face High Profile Races in 2022

Democrats Face High Profile Races in 2022

Experts say elections will test strength of state Democratic Party.

The State of Politics: Barrett, Kind Had 59 Years Experience
The State of Politics

Barrett, Kind Had 59 Years Experience

Exit of mayor and congressman makes room for new generation of leaders.

WisDems Statement on Welcoming Afghan Refugees to Wisconsin
Rep. Ron Kind Won’t Run For Another Term

Rep. Ron Kind Won’t Run For Another Term

The La Crosse Democrat was first elected in 1996.

Smart Politics: History Suggests Ron Kind Will Win Reelection
Smart Politics

History Suggests Ron Kind Will Win Reelection

Democratic congressman faces rematch against Derrick Van Orden. Just 15% of such efforts have succeeded since 1848 in Wisconsin.

Derrick Van Orden Hasn’t Answered for His Role in the January 6th Insurrection
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Files FEC Complaint After Derrick Van Orden Uses Campaign Funds to Attend Capitol Insurrection
GOP Candidate For House Under Fire

GOP Candidate For House Under Fire

Derrick Van Orden, opposing Ron Kind, accused of attending Capitol Riot, getting pandemic relief he criticized.

Derrick Van Orden Gets Caught in January 6th Insurrection Lie
State’s Schools Reassess Mask Mandates

State’s Schools Reassess Mask Mandates

As CDC loosens requirements, some districts stick with masks, some make it optional.

Data Wonk: How Fox Spread Lies About State’s Election
Data Wonk

How Fox Spread Lies About State’s Election

Sidney Powell, Rudy Giuliani and some very fishy graphs about Wisconsin’s presidential election.

Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair On Failed Candidate Derrick Van Orden
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Wisconsin ‘Kraken’ Suit

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Wisconsin ‘Kraken’ Suit

Election suit was by Trump Attorney, Sidney Powell, who vowed to 'release the Kraken.'

GOP Spends Big on Appeals Court Race

GOP Spends Big on Appeals Court Race

Led by Republican fat cats Richard Uihlein, John Menard. Cost of state appeals court races up 700%.

Wisconsin Democrats Release Ad Highlighting Dangers of Derrick Van Orden
Judge Dismisses Sidney Powell’s Suit to Overturn State Election

Judge Dismisses Sidney Powell’s Suit to Overturn State Election

Federal judge says she lacked standing to throw out the election

Trump’s Lawsuits May Impact State

Trump’s Lawsuits May Impact State

Failing in court but increasing Wisconsin’s partisan divide and undermining legitimacy of its elections.

Sidney Powell Files Suit to Overturn State Election

Sidney Powell Files Suit to Overturn State Election

Federal suit confuses Detroit and Milwaukee and peddles baseless conspiracy theory.

Fitzgerald Wins Big, Kind By 3% for Congress

Fitzgerald Wins Big, Kind By 3% for Congress

All incumbents for Congress in state reelected, Fitzgerald replaces Sensenbrenner.

Primary Results Set Stage for November

Primary Results Set Stage for November

Newcomers in many races. Kelda Roys will replace Fred Risser, nation's longest serving legislator.