Monday, August 13, 2012
Tuesday is primary election day, and Patch has the information you need before you cast your ballot.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to choose the candidates they want to see run on the official ballot in November, as well as the winner of the 10th Assembly District seat. The Government Accountability Board is predicting a 20 percent turnout for the partisan primary. Here's the contested races on Tuesday's ballot. Voters may only vote for candidates of one party in the primary. United States Senate Republican candidates: Eric Hovde, Tommy Thompson, Mark Neumann and Jeff Fitzgerald. Click here to read more about this race. 10th Assembly District Democratic candidates: Sandy Pasch, Millie Coby and Ieshuh Griffin. There's no Republican candidates on this race, so the primary winner takes the seat. Click here to read more about this …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
What you need to know — from polling locations to Voter ID information — before hitting the voting booth Tuesday.
Shorewood Patch wants to make sure you've got all the information you need before hitting the voting booth Aug. 14. See below for information on the upcoming partisan primary and a breakdown of every contested race, with links to individual candidate profiles. Election Info Sample Ballot: To see your sample ballot, go to the state's Voter Public Access website and enter your address. Polling Locations: Download this updated voting ward map to see where you are supposed to vote. You also can visit the Wisconsin Voter Public Access page for specific information. Early Voting: Download an absentee ballot request form or make a written request of the Village Clerk. Absentee ballots may be cast up until 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10. Here are the …
Rep. Sandy Pasch and community activists Millie Coby and Ieshuh Griffin will square off in a Democratic primary Tuesday. With no Republican in the race, the primary winner takes the seat.
With no Republican candidates on the 10th Assembly District ballot, Tuesday's Democratic primary is a winner-take-all contest. Rep. Sandy Pasch of Whitefish Bay, Millie Coby of Shorewood and Ieshuh Griffin of Milwaukee are Democrats competing for the open seat, which includes Shorewood, Riverwest and parts Milwaukee's central city. Candidate Harriet Callier has dropped out of the race, but her name will still appear on the ballot. The seat is currently held by Rep. Elizabeth Coggs of Milwaukee, but she vacating the seat to run for her cousin Spencer Coggs’ 6th Senate District seat. The road leading up to the primary has been one embroiled with barbs aimed at Pasch, centering on her outsider status and race. Pasch lives in Whitefish Bay, …
Monday, July 30, 2012
For the first time since 1946, partisan primaries, typically held in September, will be held in August. Early voting occurs at Village Hall from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Aug. 10.
Early and in-person absentee voting began in Shorewood Monday for partisan primaries. Early voting takes place at Village Hall, 3930 N. Murray Ave., from 8 a.m to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, until Aug. 10, the Friday before the primary. For the first time since 1946, the "Partisan Primary" will be held in August. That change comes with the enacting of Act 75, which relates to the requirements of the Federal M.O.V.E Act ensuring that all military and overseas electors have ample time to receive and return absentee ballots. In a Partisan Primary each voter is limited to voting for candidates in one political party. The primaries were typically held in September. Kevin Kennedy, GAB director, said in a statement confusion about crossover …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Two polls released this week show political newcomer Eric Hovde leading the Republican field of U.S. Senate candidates in one and coming in second to former Gov. Tommy Thompson in another.
The Aug. 14 Republican primary for U.S. Senate looks like a two-man race between Eric Hovde and former Gov. Tommy Thompson, according to two polls released this week. The Marquette University Law School poll results released Wednesday still have Thompson in the lead among likely GOP primary voters with 35 percent to Hovde's 23 percent. In June, the same poll had Thompson at 34 percent and Hovde at 14 percent. GOP candidate Mark Neumann comes in at 10 percent, down from 16 percent in June, while candidate Scott Fitzgerald dropped from 10 percent to 6 percent. The Marquette poll was released one day after a Public Policy Polling survey showed Hovde leading Thompson, 31 percent to 29 percent. Against Baldwin in the November election, Hovde …