In the Wisconsin state Senate, eight of the chamber’s 33 seats will be held by women — the lowest since the start of the 2011-12 session.
Don’t expect the new administration to be Doyle 2.0. Incoming Gov. Tony Evers, a less partisan figure, will chart his own course.
Advocates who want pro-marijuana legislation and a bill to rein in “dark stores” are hoping for progress in the next two years.
Election 2018 is in the books, and as midterms go, it was one to remember. Turnout in the election was the highest for a midterm since at least 1948
Politicos are also closely watching the Wisconsin state Senate, where Democrats have hopes of retaking a chamber they haven’t run since 2010.
It’s election season, but budget watchers are looking ahead because the making of the next two-year budget will begin in earnest once the next governor is elected.
The Wisconsin attorney general race hasn’t gotten a lot of attention, but recent ads and a flurry of debates are allowing voters to know the candidates better.
Voters across the state will weigh in on a number of referendums next month, many of which focus on “dark store” loopholes, school funding and marijuana.
Insiders are speculating a lame-duck session of the Republican-controlled state Legislature might be in the works next month.
All but one of the Republican candidates in top Wisconsin state Senate races had more cash on hand for the home stretch of campaigning than their Democratic opponents in the November elections.