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REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Harold H. Cushman II; Case No. 17-SC-474
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 11/20/17 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 11/16/17 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
PRESCOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2018 Spring Election Notice
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 10/2/17 Board Meeting Minutes
Diane M. Schneider
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October 7, 2009
Public hearing on how to clean up elections set for Oct. 15 in Eau Claire
Wisconsinites will be asked this month for ideas on how to clean up the election process. The Assembly Elections Committee is holding three public hearings to get opinions about campaign finance reform, and the public financing of campaigns. The first hearing will be held Thursday...
October 7, 2009 - 9:00am
July 29, 2009
Five year election plan may include online voting
A five-year plan to update Wisconsin's election process could include voting by mail, or on the Internet. And it could also move the September primaries earlier, so there's more time for the winners to campaign before the November general elections. Tuesday, local and state officials...
July 29, 2009 - 9:00am
June 18, 2009
Senate's budget puts a limit of investigative funding for potential corruption cases
The board that investigates government corruption might have lost some of its independence in the Senate's version of the new state budget. The Government Accountability Board was created in 2007 in the wake of the State Capitol's illegal campaigning scandal and it was given unlimited...
June 18, 2009 - 9:51am
June 17, 2009
Two bills aim to clean up Wisconsin elections
The state Assembly's Campaign Reform Committee has endorsed two bills aimed at cleaning up Wisconsin's elections. One measure would create voluntary public funding of Supreme Court races, so candidates would not have to rely on the special interest money that was a main factor in...
June 17, 2009 - 9:48am
March 25, 2009
Editorial: Make it a point to vote
Difficult economic times have affected society in various ways. Interest in public office is no exception. Local governments face unprecedented challenges. It's no wonder citizens already burdened with their own economic hardships are reluctant to get involved. They need to focus...
March 25, 2009 - 1:41pm
March 18, 2009
Letter: Young candidate opposes councilman seeking youth, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Younger is better. Months ago, a perennial Prescott City Councilman of age pled publicly for younger people to run for council in our Spring Elections, April 7. Young James O'Brien, whose family has been in politics, answered the bell and is running for office. Funny...
March 18, 2009 - 7:16am
Editorial: Fall elections make sense
Most of us have probably forgotten last month's primary election. Easy to do because most of us didn't bother to vote. In the Village of Ellsworth, a total of 29 people voted; Village of Elmwood, 16; Village of Plum City, 21; and Village of Spring Valley, 28. Surrounding towns had...
March 18, 2009 - 7:09am
February 5, 2009
Lawmaker introduces amendment to hold all state elections in the fall
A state Assembly Democrat says he'll try again to move Wisconsin's spring elections to the fall. Rep. Gary Sherman, Port Wing, has tried before to eliminate the February and April voting. But he thinks the idea will be more popular this year, after just 19 percent of Wisconsin voters...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Feingold calls for constitutional amendment requiring special elections
U.S Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., says he'll introduce a constitutional amendment this week to require special elections to fill vacant Senate seats. The Wisconsin Democrat said the naming of Barack Obama's replacement from Illinois was too much of a spectacle and it was nothing like...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Only incumbents file for local offices so far
Candidates are currently able to file for available municipal and school seats in the spring election, including those in Ellsworth. For Ellsworth Village Board, only the four incumbents with expiring terms indicated interest in participating in the election, as of Tuesday. Trustees...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Chuck Norris for president
Those who were eligible to vote in Pierce County Tuesday went to each of their polling places and cast their vote in multiple elections, including...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Doyle changes tune from last election; says state AG has no right to supervise elections
Gov. Jim Doyle says the state Justice Department has no right to supervise elections. But the department said Doyle remained silent four years ago, when the attorney general of his own party did the exact same thing. Democrat Peg Lautenschlager sent 40 assistants and investigators...
October 31, 2008 - 9:00am
October 29, 2008
DOJ plans to scrutinize Tuesday's election
The Wisconsin Department of Justice Department plans to keep a watchful eye on next Tuesday's voting to ward off possible fraud. Attorney General J.B.
October 29, 2008 - 9:00am
October 15, 2008
Oak Grove Elections
Public Notice Town of Oak Grove, Pierce County Change of Election Voting Location NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the General Election to be held in the Town of Oak Grove, on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM will be conducted at the school building located at...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am