Wisconsin voters filed into polling stations Tuesday to decide whether to give Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett a rematch against Republican Gov. Scott Walker in next month’s rare recall election or whether to back one of Barrett’s fellow Democrats.
The Wisconsin Democratic Party is standing by its plan to force a recall election against Republican Gov. Scott Walker despite losing four of six recalls targeting GOP state senators.
Republicans held onto control of the Wisconsin Senate on Tuesday, beating back four Democratic challengers in a recall election despite an intense political backlash against GOP support for Gov. Scott Walker’s effort to curb public employees’ union rights.
Voters across Wisconsin are receiving misleading information about the dates of upcoming recall elections.
A Wisconsin state senator survived a recall election Tuesday that gave voters the most direct opportunity yet to react to a Republican-backed law that stripped most public workers of their collective bargaining rights.
Democrats didn’t get faked out in the first of four elections in Wisconsin over the next month that will determine whether anger over Gov. Scott Walker’s anti-union proposal will translate into a loss of power for Republicans in the Statehouse.
If you’ve been watching television recently, you may have seen ads about a special state senate recall election in Wisconsin.