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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District Court Says Fix Wisconsin District Boundaries

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/27/2017) – A three judge federal district court ruling requires the State of Wisconsin to redraw legislative district boundaries. The existing boundaries were created by a Republican controlled legislature. Democrats complained that the boundaries of the districts favored the election of majority party candidates as a result. Today’s ruling based on the federal district court proceedings attempts to remedy what is perceived as unfair voter makeup resulting from the current borders, otherwise known as gerrymandering. “Today’s decision by the federal court is in keeping with what those of us who brought this case forward knew all along, Wisconsin’s legislative […]

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Wisconsin’s 10 Electoral Votes Officially Go To Trump

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (12/19/2016) – Wisconsin’s 10 Electoral Votes have all gone to Donald Trump as Electoral College electors in states throughout the United States cast votes today that reflect the Electoral results of the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election. Even though there were attempts by disgruntled citizens to convince the Electoral College voters to vote for someone other than Republican candidate Donald Trump, Trump is expected to remain President-Elect until the swearing in ceremony, January 20, 2017. Following the conclusion of today’s meeting of the electors, Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Brad Courtney released the following statement: “Today, Donald Trump received […]

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Recount Shows Trump Wins Wisconsin By Bigger Margin

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (12/13/2016) – The recount of 2016 Presidential Election votes in Wisconsin called for by Green Party candidate Jill Stein didn’t find any major differences, still declaring President-Elect Trump the Popular Vote winner in the state. Stein says her request for the recount was not made with the intention of changing the outcome. Instead, it was about validating the vote and restoring confidence in the voting system. < Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Wisconsin Elections Commission Chair Mark Thomsen certified results of the presidential election following a 10-day recount process, confirming Republican Donald J. Trump the winner in Wisconsin. Donald [...]

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