Elections and Politics
Nate Silver's popular FiveThirtyEight blog asks "Which Governors Are Most Vulnerable in 2014?" While Wisconsin's Gov. Walker isn't singled out for analysis, governors in several of Wisconsin's neighboring states are.
The results of the 2013 Spring Elections will be posted here as they become available.
On April 2, incumbent Justice Patience Roggensack will face Marquette Law professor Ed Fallone for her chance to win another 10-year term on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. While it may not ignite the same political passions as the 2011 Prosser-Kloppenburg race, the 2013 contest is critical to determining the balance of power on the high court.
Steve Walters hosted a Capitol Roundtable discussion with members of the Capitol Press Corps on March 8, 2013 at the WisconsinEye studio in Madison on the recent mining bill passed by the legislature, Governor Walker's budget and the upcoming Supreme Court race between incumbent Justice Pat Roggensack and challenger Ed Fallone. Panelists included: WisPolitics.com editor, JR Ross; Wisconsin State Journal reporter, Dee Hall; Wisconsin Public Radio reporter Shawn Johnson; and Wisconsin Radio Network news director, Bob Hague.
The State Bar of Wisconsin and We the People/Wisconsin are hosting a debate between the Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates. The incumbent, Justice Patience Roggensack, and her challenger, Marquette University Law School Professor Ed Fallone, will debate on Friday, March 22 at 7:00 PM before an audience at the State Bar Center. WISC-TV Anchor Eric Franke will moderate the debate, which will also feature questions from citizens.