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Spring elections are important, too.

Published April 2, 2013

Voter turn-out will likely be smaller than usual because there aren't a lot of "sexy" races today. No candidates for governor, mayor or county executive to elect. Most city aldermen aren't running either.


Find reality beyond the echo chamber

Published Nov. 28, 2012

On the Friday before the Nov. 6 election, I spoke with two prominent members of the Wisconsin Republican Party who were downright giddy about the prospects for their nominee. I have since heard from several conservative friends, who stood slackjawed in disbelief as the election returns rolled in state by brutal state on that Tuesday night.


There's only one story to cover today

Published Nov. 6, 2012

There is only one story that each network and local news outlet will be providing team coverage on, and it started this morning.


Often, I vote early

Published Oct. 30, 2012

At first I was like some folks I know who balk at early voting, thinking they'll miss the camaraderie of voting with the hoi polloi on Election Day. Today, when I voted at the Zeidler Municipal Building Downtown I was reminded that, well-meaning as that attitude is, it's faulty.


Should talk radio hosts endorse candidates?

Published Aug. 9, 2012

It was an interesting conversation. Political talker Jay Weber asked his morning audience on WISN-AM 1130 whether he should let them know who he was going to vote for in the U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday.

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Reader blogs:

Playing the Race Card

"Vote for someone  that looks like you."  State Rep. Elizabeth Coggs (1)She is seeking the Democratic nomination for State Senator for the 6th District, to succeed her cousin Spencer Coggs, who is now Milwaukee City Treasurer. If I were to take her advice in the August 14 prim...

The Importance of Local - Government and Voting

I could spew all the standard quotes and lingo about the importance of voting in general – that it is your right or duty, that we owe it to the men and women that fight for our country, that minorities especially should take advantage of this area they can have a voice in – but since ...

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