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04.01.2014 | 15 days ago | Posted at 01:24 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
The title says it all. It’s Election Day, so make your voice heard and head out to the polls. They’re open until 8 p.m., and you get that awesome sticker when you’ve cast your ballot.  You can find your polling place and sample ballot on the Government Accountability Board’s website. (Click on “regular voter” if you want to vote today.) You don’t need a photo ID to vote in th...
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012
 Frankly, no one who pays any attention at all to elections really needs a daily newspaper to tell him or her how to vote
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Board President Peter Blewett and Michael Mathias

MPS Board President Peter Blewett is the best choice for voters in District 6, and he’s the best choice to lead the board in the coming years. Blewett is a strong advocate for public education in Milwaukee and his fight to get adequate funding for MPS shows that he’s willing to dig in his heels and do what’s right for the district...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Ellen Brostrom and J.D. Watts

Voters have two qualified candidates to replace Kitty Brennan on Branch 6 of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court, attorney Ellen Brostrom and Glendale Municipal Court Judge Christopher Lipscomb. But we prefer Ellen Brostrom for position. Brostrom has impressed us with her genuine desire to serve Milwaukee County’s...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Tony Evers for State Superintendent

Education must be one of our top priorities. Without a strong public education system, our next generation will fail—not just personally; they’ll also fail our state. We can’t let that happen. That’s why voters should choose Tony Evers, who is currently the deputy state superintendent. Evers isn’t running as a flashy...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Shirley Abrahamson Has Earned Another Term

Perhaps the easiest and most satisfying vote on April 7 is the one cast for Supreme Court of Wisconsin Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson. We could list all of her accomplishments here, starting with Abrahamson’s appointment to the state Supreme Court, a first for women in this state, all the way through her national...
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

Longtime state Rep. Sue Jeskewitz decided not to run for re-election this year, which provides voters in the 24th Assembly District with a rare opportunity to give equal consideration to both candidates running for this seat. We support Democrat Charlene Brady. Brady has served her community as a member of the...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

Linda Flashinski would be a welcome alternative to Robin Vos, the Republican incumbent representing the western portion of Racine County, the 63rd Assembly District. Unfortunately for his constituents, Vos is more interested in serving the interests of his party’s leaders than helping Racine workers get to their jobs.
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

Voters in Oak Creek and South Milwaukee can choose an Assembly representative who will truly represent their needs by electing Glen Brower. A fourth-generation South Milwaukee resident, Brower is a longtime public servant who can be trusted to do the right thing when acting on issues that are important...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

The Shepherd Express strongly endorses Democrat Sandra Pasch for the open seat in the 22nd Assembly District, which encompasses the North Shore suburbs and part of Milwaukee. Pasch won the highly competitive Democratic primary in September and is still campaigning hard for the general election.

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