Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel did a story on an interesting open records issue involving an old friend of this blog, John Washburne. Washburn is seeking to get the open meetings law applied to the vote counting process for elections. “This is one of the core processes of an election, the canvass,” Washburn said in a […]

Walker’s historic win just a step for GOP  GOP needs to embrace reform agenda Waukesha Freeman Page A8 Opinion June 6, 2013 This week Republicans and much of Wisconsin are celebrating the one-year anniversary of Gov. Scott Walker’s win in the recall election. It was a tremendous victory for Walker, and it has had an […]

The Los Angeles Times has a couple of warnings about watching the results come in from Ohio. It’s very possible that the nation will be looking closely at early poll results from Ohio next Tuesday to see who that state chose for president, and therefore, who won the presidential election. But the early results may […]

State Senator Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee) has suddenly become a stickler for election rules. Good to see she has finally developed a healthy appreciation for election laws. Maybe she can do something about politicians who feel they are so above the law that when they’re on the ballot they actually talk to voters in line at […]

So what do we know? We know that Wisconsin Jobs Now! was running a probably illegal get-out-the-vote effort for State Rep. Sandy Pasch (D-Whitefish Bay), using food and raffle prizes as inducements to vote. We know that Wisconsin Jobs Now! and Citizen Action share the same phone number and the same address, and that the […]

With the state legislature is meeting today for the final scheduled time this term (other than some mop up in May), I added two feeds to the side bar to help readers keep track of what’s going on: The MacIver Institute Twitter feed and the WisPolitics.com Quorum Call feed. Speaking of the MacIver Institute, Brian […]