Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Mistakes happen by clerks all the time. The good thing is that both parties are so data driven that it’s nearly impossible to steal an election. Unless we can prove errors are purposeful, we look foolish screaming about fraud. – Jeff Christensen, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Something for both parties to remember. I do think […]

Each year I make a list of predictions, and each year we examine where I went wrong. Unfortunately the end of the Mayan calendar did not mean the end of the world, so we have 50 predictions to sort through. It might be easier to don the sackcloth and walk barefoot through Canterbury while being […]

The MacIver Institute posted this photo and comment on their Facebook page: Brian Fraley wrote about the 21st Senate District recall recount: As the MacIver News Service has noted: The Racine County Sherrif’s department is investigating the discovery of some election documents found in a dumpster outside a City of Racine polling place; Many voters may bave been mistakenly given […]

As the recount goes on in the 21st state senate district, it just looks uglier and uglier in Racine. This is from a press release from the Van Wanggaard campaign: Today, Recount observers in Racine discovered that ballot bags for 9 of the 36 city of Racine wards were sealed on election night, reopened, and […]

Former State Senator John Lehman explains to the audience how he dodged the draft and was convicted for it. So Democrats have a draft dodger running for State Senate and they have a spokesman, Graeme Zielinski, who once wrote how proud he was of himself for burning an American Flag. Happy Memorial Day weekend, Democratic […]

Kevin Binversie took a longer view at the Daily Kos poll numbers in the Wisconsin Senate districts that are up for recall. The news isn’t good for Democrats. The only close race so far is in Racine, the rematch between former Senator John Lehman (D) (46%) and current Senator Van Wang­gaard (R) (48%). This isn’t […]

I already predicted the margin of victory for Ron Johnson tomorrow. Let’s look at the races that directly affect the state of Wisconsin. Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker should win convincingly on Tuesday. Aside from the polls, the geography just doesn’t work for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. There is just no way for Barrett to […]

In my column this week for the Waukesha Freeman (just a couple of quarters for the deadtree edition), I questioned the leadership of the Waukesha County Board and their inaction on the proposed Regional Transit Authority in southeastern Wisconsin.  It was a timely piece, appearing the morning the Joint Finance Committee in the legislature was […]