Thursday, December 8th, 2016

WISN’s Mark Belling took part of the last hour of his program on Tuesday to discuss the two judicial races in Waukesha County. The first race he discussed was between Judge Linda Van De Water and Paul Bugenhagen. It’s an unusual race because Van De Water is an incumbent and incumbents rarely have challengers. Belling […]

Waukesha Freeman 3/26/15 Page A6 Opinion Judicial races on the docket Can Bugenhagen upset Van De Water?  There will be at least one new face in the Waukesha County Courthouse after the April 7 election. Two attorneys are running in a countywide election to replace Judge James Kieffer on the circuit court bench, Ron Sonderhouse […]

It’s the thrilla’ in Minooka. Local attorney Ron Sonderhouse is taking on the politically connected Mike Maxwell for judge, branch 8 of the Waukesha County Circuit Court. Sonderhouse’s campaign is being managed by Mary Gainey who recently managed Scott Allen’s victory in the 97th Assembly district. Sonderhouse is taking an early lead in the endorsement […]

Todd Kolosso did manage to make it on the ballot to challenge Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner after some problems with his nomination signatures. I’m not sure what it says about a candidate that doesn’t have all of his i’s dotted and t’s crossed before they turn in the campaign paperwork. You might recall that it was […]

Former Democratic political strategist Bill Christofferson gives a brief history lesson on the career path of Judge Linda Van De Water, who is currently challenging Judge Paul Reilly for the Court of Appeals: Linda Van De Water leads a charmed life. Despite totally blowing a fatal beating case as a prosecutor, and having an alcohol-fueled […]

WTMJ-AM’s Charlie Sykes said today that if lived in Waukesha he would vote for Jeff Scrima for Waukesha Mayor, but it’s not an endorsement. He said it would be more of a case of voting against the incumbent, Mayor Larry Nelson. Sykes enthusiastically endorsed State Representative Mark Gundrum over Judge Rich Congdon, and endorsed Judge […]