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By Karen Stokes
For Sherman Park resident Justine Oates, voting is a family affair.
“I learned as a teenager growing up in Alabama that voting was a civil right. African-Americans have fought and died since the civil war so that my voice can be heard,” Oates said.
“Voting is a family affair, we all share the right to vote in every election.”
Oates has lived in Milwaukee for 30 years. Oates and many Milwaukee residents are headed to the polls on August 12, for the partisan primary election.
Results will determine who will be running …
By Britney Donald
Congresswoman Gwen Moore and former state Senator Gary George will compete against each other in the primary held on August 12, 2014.
The winner will advance to the general election held in November.
Born and raised in Milwaukee, Moore has served the Wisconsin State Senate from 1993 to 2004, according to her biography.
She is the first African American woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Since 2004, Moore continues to become active within Milwaukee by fighting for women’s rights, tackling poverty issues among low-income environments and providing education and …
By Cassandra Lans
On Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Milwaukee residents will have an opportunity to go to the polls and vote. In addition to an vacant aldermanic seat left open by former alderman and common council president Willie Hines, there will also be some judicial races as well.
But, a key vote that has not been talked about much since late summer and early fall is a special referendum that will appear on the ballot that will be the final decision on whether or not the salary of County Board Supervisors gets …
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NOTICE OF SPRING PRIMARY AND
SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND
February 19, 2013
OFFICE OF THE MILWAUKEE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION
TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE, MILWAUKEE COUNTY:
Notice is hereby given of a spring primary election and a special primary election to be held in the City of Milwaukee on the 19th day of February, 2013, at which the officers named below shall be nominated. The names of the candidates for each office, whose nominations have been certified to or filed in this office, are given under the title of the office, …
Compiled by Courier Staff
Governor Scott Walker took his oath of office in January, and once that oath was taken Wisconsin experienced a political upheaval that has left the state with extreme fallout. It has been clear that the Republican Party has set a national agenda, that many have viewed as an attack on working and middle class families.
The GOP have been quite uncompromising as witnessed in the national Debt Ceiling Debate, and they have shown that reaching across the aisle and working with Democrats is not part of their agenda, …
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Chris Abele: Fighting to Change Milwaukee County
Milwaukee County is a world class community, and there is no other place my wife and I would rather live and raise our family.
But we all look around and see there are serious problems at the County, and the future of our community hangs in the balance. If you’re like me, you know we must do better. And if you’re like me, you know we can.
This is why I’m running to be your County Executive, and why I hope to earn your vote on …