Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Waukesha Freeman 7/23/15 Page a6 Opinion Did you vote Tuesday? Democrats missed their chance Did you vote Tuesday? Probably not. According to Wednesday’s Waukesha Freeman there was only an 8.8 percent turnout in the 33rd State Senate District. The low participation rate was despite the best efforts of talk radio and others to remind everyone […]

The Waukesha County Democrats are opening up a campaign office next week in downtown Waukesha. Join us for our 2014 Democratic Campaign Office. Joining us will be candidates for congress, Rob Zerban (1st CD), Amar Kaleka (1st CD), and Chris Rockwood (5th CD). Attorney General candidates, Susan Happ and Jon Richards. The key speaker will […]

Waukesha Alderman Aaron Perry held a “meet and greet” small-dollar fundraiser at Sprizzo in downtown Waukesha last Friday. Alderman Joe Pieper was there, as well as downtown residents Vicky and Tom Hekkers. Other supporters were also there. The food was delicious. I highly recommend the sausage-stuffed mushrooms when Sprizzo is catering an event. * * […]

Jeff Christensen, the 2nd Vice Chairman of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, posted on Facebook a measured response to the news that the Town of Waukesha just signed former County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus to a three-year deal. You know, I would make fun of Jeff but I’m trying to justify not spending the night at […]

Waukesha Freeman, Opinion Page A5, 4/10/14 Time for Kramer to go His case overshadows real state accomplishments It’s time for state Rep. Bill Kramer to go. Unfortunately, judging from his attorney’s statements, it does not appear Kramer is going to go willingly. James Gatzke told WISN-TV, “I don’t think any discussion regarding him stepping down […]

There is a reason city voters rejected Rick Congdon in 2010 when he was running for re-election as a Doyle-appointed judge. The voters of the city are largely Republican, and they vote accordingly. So no, it’s not surprising that the former Chairman of the Waukesha County Democratic Party signed a recall petition, but it is […]

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The 98th Assembly special election is without a Democratic candidate, and local Democratic Party cheerleader* Lisa Mux is trying to find out why. Up until December 30, 2012, Eric was actively campaigning; the last post on his Eric Prudent for District 98 Facebook page still reads: “As we bring in 2013, the Vote Prudent campaign […]

Anti-Nato protestors refuse to end their protest when scheduled, and instead decide to pelt the police with sticks and bottles. A few more pick fights with the cops. And, of course, locally the former* chairman of the Waukesha Democratic Party blames the cops. Just in case you want to understand why the Democrats are unpopular […]

Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus has drawn at least one opponent in the Republican primary for clerk next year, 17-year-old Kurt Heins. His campaign sounds familiar… “I’m very active musically and recently I’ve gotten interested in politics, so I’ve kind of made the decision to run for Waukesha County clerk,” Heins said. Uh, oh. Heins […]