DPI’s Tony Evers Wins Third Term As State Superintendent

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (0404/2017) – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Tony Evers (above) has been re-elected to a third term to helm the DPI. Evers was supported by a majority of teachers and parents throughout Wisconsin. A big part of his likeability is due to the fact that he has been high on what Public Education does for students, as opposed to the idea floating around by advocates of School Choice. Evers opponent, challenger Lowell Holtz, on the other hand, has been pushing Choice and the Voucher system that transfers tax dollars from the public system to private schools. The latter […]

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What You Should Know Before Voting April 4, 2017

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (04/01/2017) – The Wisconsin Elections Commission reminds voters to bring an acceptable photo ID when they go to the polls for the Spring Election on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Acceptable photo IDs for voting include a Wisconsin driver license or Wisconsin state ID card, Veterans Health Administration ID card, military ID card, U.S. passport, tribal ID card and some student ID cards.

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Wisconsin Republicans Fight Gerrymandering Decision

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (02/26/2017) – Republicans are actively appealing the recent federal court ruling that found them engaging in unconstitutional gerrymandering when they redrew boundaries that affect voting districts. A State Senator claims GOP leaders have decided to roll the dice by using another $175,000 of taxpayers money to continue what has been a losing battle to defend themselves against a federal court decision that found the Republicans rigged Wisconsin elections when they drew the current lines. “With today’s decision by state Republicans to appeal the federal court ruling that found them to have engaged in unconstitutional gerrymandering, justice for Wisconsin’s voters […]

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Mixed Reactions To Wisconsin State Of State Address

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/12/2016) – There are mixed reactions to the State of the State address given by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker this week. Republicans are saying the speech showed that common-sense conservative reforms are working and winning for Wisconsin. Democrats, however, point out, Wisconsin families are working harder than ever, but still being left behind by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-led legislature. Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Brad Courtney says, “We stand by Governor Walker as he continues to defend hardworking taxpayers by fighting for policies that increase economic prosperity and put more money back in their pockets. The Wisconsin […]

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Wisconsin Presidential Recount May Cost $3.9 Million

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (11/29/2016) – The first of three presidential vote recounts undertaken at the request of Green Party candidate Jill Stein may cost nearly $3.9 Million, according to a revised tally. President-Elect Donald Trump, who had been hinting during the campaign that he might not be satisfied with voting results should he lose, has been Tweeting against the recounts called for by Stein, suggesting they are unnecessary. However, it is the legal right of any candidate to request a recount to clarify the accuracy of the original count, if they follow all of the requirements for the recount.

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Could Electoral College Change U.S. President-Elect?

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (11/16/2016) – The results of the 2016 Presidential Election in the United States of America and caused some world turmoil of sorts for many reasons following election day, November 8, 2016. This is an election cycle that finds the President-Elect Donald Trump with, at this writing, 290 Electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s, currently, 232. The unsettling news to some people, is that Hillary Clinton’s popular vote lead over Trump is growing as ballot counting continues. However, the Electoral Count remains steady, to this writing.

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