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Fall 2014 election

The latest updates from the Fall 2014 election.
Fitzgerald ad picked as GOP winner
By Gazette staff | 2 pm 11/19/14
A vote of WisPolitics.com subscribers and website viewers picked the winners. Read more...
Wednesday morning quarterbacking: How the elections were won
By | 6 pm 11/5/14
Rock County was an interesting example of the Republicans' and Democrats' ground games leading up to Tuesday's elections. Read more...
Wednesday morning quarterbacking: How the elections were won
Wisconsin's GOP Gov. Walker wins re-election
By Associated Press | 10 am 11/5/14
Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker won a hard fought election over Democratic challenger Mary Burke Tuesday, overcoming fierce opposition from unions and other liberal groups for his third victory in four years. Read more...
Wisconsin's GOP Gov. Walker wins re-election
News Guide: A quick look at Wisconsin elections
By Associated Press | 8 am 11/5/14
The race between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke captured the bulk of attention on Tuesday, but Wisconsin voters filled three other statewide offices. Read more...
Republicans maintain majority in Wisconsin Senate
By Associated Press | 8 am 11/5/14
Republicans fended off Democrats’ push to regain control of the state Senate, winning 11 races in Tuesday’s elections to boost their majority to 19 seats. Read more...
Republican Paul Ryan elected to 9th term in US House
By Associated Press | 12 am 11/5/14
U.S. Rep. and former Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan has been elected to a ninth term in Congress, The Associated Press projects. Read more...
Republican Paul Ryan elected to 9th term in US House
Republicans seize control of US Senate
By Associated Press | 11 pm 11/4/14
Republicans wrapped up Senate control before midnight, their wish list becoming reality. Read more...
Republicans seize control of US Senate
Turnout up in some areas of Rock, Walworth counties
By | 11 pm 11/4/14
County clerks in Rock and Walworth counties reported high voter turnout in some but not all areas Tuesday. Read more...
Turnout up in some areas of Rock, Walworth counties
Republican Brad Schimel wins attorney general race
By Associated Press | 11 pm 11/4/14
Democrat Susan Happ conceded the Wisconsin attorney general’s race to Republican Brad Schimel, ending one of the most fiercely contested attorney general races the state has seen in years. Read more...
Republican Brad Schimel wins attorney general race
Rock County voters OK referendum urging minimum wage increase
By | 11 pm 11/4/14
Rock County voters have approved an advisory referendum urging an increase in the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. The vote was 36,334 to 20,278. Read more...
Residents vote 'yes' for Whitewater Unified School District referendum
By | 11 pm 11/4/14
Residents living within the Whitewater Unified School District voted in favor of letting the district exceed it revenue limits by $1.2 million every year for four years. Read more...
Janesville voters shoot down $1.2 million streets referendum
By | 11 pm 11/4/14
Officials say the city of Janesville will have to find ways to shore up its sagging street repair program in coming months, but support won’t come through a boost in the tax levy. Read more...
Janesville voters shoot down $1.2 million streets referendum
Voters approve BadgerCare advisory referendum
By | 11 pm 11/4/14
Rock County voters joined state voters in their overwhelming support of accepting additional federal dollars to expand BadgerCare. Read more...
Evansville school referendums approved
By | 11 pm 11/4/14
Two Evansville School District referendums passed with 55 percent of the vote Tuesday, allowing the district to spend an additional $4.57 million over the next five years. Read more...
Delavan-Darien voters turn down school referendum
By | 11 pm 11/4/14
Voters in the Delavan-Darien School District turned down a second school referendum in less than a year. The referendum failed on a 2,966-2,689 vote. Read more...
State Rep. Debra Kolste re-elected in 44th Assembly District
By | 11 pm 11/4/14
State Rep. Debra Kolste, D-Janesville, received 13,347 votes to return to Madison for her second term representing the 44th Assembly District that covers most of Janesville. Read more...
Steve Nass elected as 11th state Senate District representative
By | 10 pm 11/4/14
State Assembly Rep. Steve Nass said he's excited to transition to the state Senate and continue to be a messenger for his constituents after being elected Tuesday night. Read more...
Lake Geneva parking deck voted down
By | 10 pm 11/4/14
Voters in Lake Geneva decided Tuesday they could do without a new parking deck in the city's downtown area. Read more...
Janis Ringhand easily defeats Brian Fitzgerald in 15th Senate race
By | 10 pm 11/4/14
Janis Ringhand is looking forward to a change of address at the state Capitol. Read more...
Janis Ringhand easily defeats Brian Fitzgerald in 15th Senate race
Voters approve amendment to limit transportation fund usage
By Associated Press | 10 pm 11/4/14
Wisconsin voters have agreed to change the state constitution to prevent the state transportation fund from being siphoned to pay for other needs. Read more...
Voters approve amendment to limit transportation fund usage
Incumbent Andy Jorgensen re-elected to 43rd Assembly District
By | 10 pm 11/4/14
State Rep. Andy Jorgensen, D-Milton, promises to fight for jobs and public education as the re-elected representative of the 43rd Assembly District. Read more...
Tyler August re-elected as 32nd District state Assembly representative
By | 10 pm 11/4/14
State Rep. Tyler August plans to continue to lower taxes and work toward giving hard-earned money back to taxpayers after being re-elected Tuesday. Read more...
Williams Bay to get new elementary school
By | 10 pm 11/4/14
Students in the Williams Bay School District will have a new elementary school as soon as fall 2016. More than 60 percent of district voters Tuesday approved the $19.9-million building referendum. Read more...
Milton voters OK city administrator title change
By | 8 pm 11/4/14
Voters approved Tuesday a change that updates Milton's city administrator title and job description. The change shortens the city administrator/finance director title to city administrator. Read more...
Milton voters OK city administrator title change
Democrat Mark Pocan elected to 2nd term in US House
By Associated Press | 8 pm 11/4/14
Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan has won a second term in the U.S. House seat representing the Madison area. Read more...
The polls are closed; here's where you can find results
By | 8 pm 11/4/14
Polls in Wisconsin closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Here's where to find by-the-minute results for local races and broader results for state and national races. Read more...
The polls are closed; here's where you can find results
Greg Peck: Brisk business at the polling place
By | 11 am 11/4/14
Have you voted yet? I was No. 193 in Janesville Ward 14 at 9:35 a.m. Read more...
Greg Peck: Brisk business at the polling place
Our Views: This Tuesday, do your civic duty and take time to vote
3 pm 11/3/14
Time is running short, but it's not too late to bone up and get solid information about the candidates and referendums. Read more...
Our Views: This Tuesday, do your civic duty and take time to vote
Voter alert: Tuesday is the big day
By | 12 pm 11/2/14
Voting on Tuesday? Here are tips for those heading to the polls but unsure about how it all works. Read more...
Editor's Views: Election night an exciting time in Gazette newsroom
By | 12 pm 11/2/14
We scramble as soon as the results start coming in—usually about 9 p.m. We work as hard, smart and fast as we can until the last page is done and the press rolls at 1 a.m. Read more...
Our Views: Let Gov. Scott Walker finish the job
12 pm 11/2/14
He took office with a straightforward vision and bulldog mentality for how to solve Doyle's fiscal mess. It took leadership and courage. Read more...
Our Views: For AG, Brad Schimel brings broader experience, vision
5 pm 10/30/14
Wisconsin faces big law enforcement challenges and needs an experienced, visionary leader. Schimel fits the bill. Read more...
State officials to be on hand to address voting problems
By Gazette staff | 4 pm 10/30/14
The Wisconsin attorney general announced he is sending people to the polls on Tuesday to handle voter complaints. Read more...
Our Views: Bold vision makes Ryan clear choice for return to Congress
11 am 10/30/14
Ryan has grown from politician into statesman. Rather than just criticize President Obama and Democrats, he has offered thoughtful alternatives. Read more...
A 2014 Wisconsin election with 2016 overtones
By Craig Gilbert/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | 12 pm 10/29/14
When Paul Ryan hit the trail for Scott Walker on Wednesday, it put two potential presidential candidates from the same state on the same campaign bus, a rare piece of political theater and a reminder of the national overtones of the Nov. 4 election in Wisconsin. Read more...
Our Views: Mark Pocan merits second stint in Congress
10 am 10/29/14
Pocan is engaging and friendly. He works across the aisle and joined the Problem Solvers Caucus. Read more...
The Web Desk: Your guide to Gazette election coverage
By | 6 pm 10/28/14
Every major election, Gazette staffers spend hundreds of hours working on local election coverage. The Nov. 4 election is no exception. Read more...
The Web Desk: Your guide to Gazette election coverage
Our Views: In Senate races, Janis Ringhand, Steve Nass are best bets
2 pm 10/28/14
How can we support polar opposites, a Democrat in Ringhand and the ultra-conservative Republican in Nass? Please stay with us. Read more...
Our Views: On Nov. 4, re-elect Debra Kolste, Andy Jorgensen to state Assembly
10 am 10/27/14
The Gazette Editorial Board’s conservative leanings don’t align with many views of Kolste and Jorgensen, but both lawmakers are smart and principled. Read more...
Our Views: 10 reasons to support city of Janesville's streets referendum
11 am 10/25/14
A city analysis suggests almost one-fourth of streets will be in “poor” or “failed” condition by 2016 if Janesville keeps investing just $2.2 million per year. Read more...
Our Views: 10 reasons to support city of Janesville's streets referendum
Our Views: Vote ‘yes’ to ensure transportation dollars are used for roadwork
3 pm 10/24/14
Wisconsinites are right to expect that their $75 annual vehicle registration fees and the 30.9 cents per gallon in gas tax go to pay for roadwork. Read more...
Ryan, Zerban deliver polite, pointed remarks in Janesville debate
By Gazette staff | 4 pm 10/20/14
1st Congressional District candidates Paul Ryan and Rob Zerban debated in their second and final meeting before the Nov. 4 elections. Read more...
Ryan, Zerban deliver polite, pointed remarks in Janesville debate