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By Karen Stokes
Residents of the city of Milwaukee motivated the community with various initiatives to “get out the vote” in the 2014 midterm elections.
This has been a tight race for months but Scott Walker defeated Mary Burke, 52 percent to 47 percent.
According to the Milwaukee Election Commission, approximately 66 percent of Milwaukee residents went to the polls. This is compared to 47 percent who voted in the 2010 midterms.
Helping people to get to the polls was an organized effort with rides being offered to voters who did not have transportation.
By Eelisa A Jones
The people of Wisconsin have elected Republican candidates for three out of four major state positions.
Gov. Scott Walker resecured his office over challenger Mary Burke – defeating her by a little over 6 percentage points.
Our state has elected Republican candidates Schimel and Adamczyk as Attorney General and State Treasurer, respectively.
Democratic candidate, La Follette, narrowly won the position of Secretary of State by approximately 4 percentage points.
Voters in U.S. House District 4 have re-elected Democratic candidate Gwen Moore into Congress with 70 percent voter support.
Milwaukee voters have …
Compiled by Courier Staff
Wisconsin voters turned out in higher than expected numbers, and Democrats made some significant gains in Tuesday’s election. Chris Abele, new to politics defeated state Rep. Jeff Stone for the remaining one year term of Milwaukee County Executive, Scott Walker’s position for the past eight years. Abele won with a 61 percent margin of the vote, Stone received 39 percent.
Stone, who is a Scott Walker supporter conceded relatively early in the evening, before the final numbers were in. Abele had maintained such a strong lead throughout the …
Barrett and Feingold come up short
The good news from Tuesday’s election resulted in the successful re-elections of Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke. Moore won with 69 percent of the vote and Clarke won by a similar margin. County Supervisor Elizabeth Coggs made it to the State Legislature winning the seat for the 10th District State Representative seat left vacant by Annette Polly Williams with 93 percent of the vote.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Senator Russ Feingold were part of the not-so good news for the …
Compiled by Courier Staff
There were no big upsets in Tuesday’s primary election results. With a good voting turnout statewide, many local incumbents held on to their spots. The two most watched races were actually the Republican gubernatorial candidates, former U.S. Rep. and businessman Mark Neumann and Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker, where Walker was declared the winner, now setting the stage for the Nov. 2 general election to battle Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.
Barrett did not face much opposition for the primary, he easily defeated Tim John of Oconomowoc, owner of …