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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

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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

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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

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Turnout in Wisconsin election nears 55 percent of voting-age population

MADISON (AP) — Official results show that turnout in last month’s election in Wisconsin was just shy of 55 percent of the voting-age population.

The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board certified the election results on Monday. 88 more words

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Wisconsin Election Officials Say Turnout Is Strong

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials say turnout is on pace to meet predictions of about 2.5 million voters or about 56.5 percent of the voting-age population. 194 more words

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