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State elections board to consider whether lobbyists can contribute to Walker's presidential campaign

MADISON — The state elections board is expected to consider whether lobbyists can contribute to Gov. Scott Walker’s presidential campaign.

The Government Accountability Board says lobbyists have been asking about whether they can contribute to Walker’s campaign and, if so, when they can start. 80 more words

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Wisconsin elections board director praises new audit

MADISON — The director of Wisconsin’s nonpartisan board that oversees elections and ethics says he is pleased with a new audit that found no significant problems with how it handles complaints about campaign finance, elections, ethics and lobbying. 95 more words


Governor Walker calls for dismantling of Government Accountability Board

MADISON — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is calling for the dismantling of an independent state agency that oversees elections and that authorized an investigation into his 2012 recall campaign. 583 more words

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Republicans call for resignation of man who oversees Wisconsin elections

MILWAUKEE — State Republican leaders are calling for the resignation of the man who oversees elections in Wisconsin. They say a new report has them wondering if Kevin Kennedy worked with the IRS to target conservative political groups. 427 more words


Haven't voted in a while? You may get a postcard from the State of Wisconsin

MADISON — The State of Wisconsin recently mailed postcards to nearly 100,000 registered voters who have not voted in the past four years.

The postcard is titled “Notice of Suspension,” and asks voters who have not participated in an election in the past four years whether they want to remain active on the state’s voter list. 243 more words


Election Day is Tuesday, April 7th: How many voters are expected at the polls?

MADISON (WITI) — The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board is predicting voter turnout of 20 percent for the Spring Election on Tuesday, April 7.

A photo ID is not required on April 7 for voters to receive their ballots, but one will be required for future elections, including special elections in 2015. 388 more words