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Political analysts from the La Crosse area say there's a chance for Gov.-elect Tony Evers to work on bipartisan governing, but his biggest power may be in helping shape fairer political boundaries in Wisconsin.

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As Gov.-elect Tony Evers moves ahead with his transition into office, Republican senators were meeting privately to discuss ways to limit his power as governor.

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Leaders in the GOP-controlled state Legislature are defending possible changes to state law that would limit the power of Democratic Governor-Elect Tony Evers.

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Dane County Democrats turned out big to defeat Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday night while thousands of Waukesha County Republicans stayed home when Walker needed them the most.

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Voters approved advisory referendums by large majorities in Wisconsin communities on Tuesday that asked whether lawmakers should legalize marijuana or close the so-called dark store loophole.

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Southwestern Wisconsin is holding on to its reputation as one of the last swing regions in the state.

The Morning Show

Voter turnout in Wisconsin reached its highest level in a midterm ever, according to unofficial returns from the Associated Press. We talk to a political science professor about the issues and candidates that drove people to the polls on Tuesday, how that differed by age, race and region, and what...

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Now that the votes in this week's midterm elections have been cast, counted and analyzed, we want to know what you think about how the races went down. Weigh in with your thoughts on the contests for governor, attorney general, state Legislature, U.S. Senate, Congress and other election-related...

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Nearly 12 hours after the race was called for Democratic governor-elect Tony Evers, Gov. Scott Walker released a statement conceding the race.

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Democrat Tony Evers' running mate Mandela Barnes will become the first African-American lieutenant governor in Wisconsin history.

The Morning Show

As we continue to look at election results, join us for a conversation with two guests of differing political viewpoints about the results of statewide races and consider what’s ahead for the state legislature and for Wisconsin politics and policy.

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In the closest governor's race in Wisconsin since 1950, state schools Superintendent Tony Evers defied odds, becoming the first Democrat to win an election against Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

The Morning Show

While it appears that Democrat Tony Evers will be Wisconsin’s next governor, Republicans will maintain control of both houses of the state legislature. We look at the results from a variety of legislative races around the state, including two ‘rematches’ between candidates who faced off earlier this year in special elections. We also look at the prospect of divided government, once again, in Wisconsin, and discuss whether we’re potentially heading for gridlock or bipartisanship in the coming months and years.

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Wisconsin Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Mason, received 51 percent of the vote with 99 percent of precincts reporting in unofficial vote totals. The 25 th Senate race still wasn’t called until the early morning hours Wednesday. Republican challenger James Bolen of Cable was defeated by just under 1,700 votes in Tuesday’s election.

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Republicans flipped a Democratic seat and held eight other key seats to maintain their majority in the state Senate.

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State Rep. Beth Meyers, D-Bayfield, won the 74th Assembly District race with 58 percent of the vote in unofficial totals with 93 percent of precincts reporting early Wednesday morning. Republican challenger and former Phillips Mayor Jeff Fahl garnered 42 percent of the vote.

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State schools superintendent Tony Evers has made history as the first Democrat to successfully win an election against GOP Gov. Scott Walker, a two-term governor and one time rising star in the national Republican Party.

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U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Weston, beat out Democratic challenger and Polk County attorney Margaret Engebretson with 59.6 percent of the vote in unofficial totals with 51 percent of precincts reporting.

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No winner was declared in what ended up being a tight race for Wisconsin attorney general between Republican incumbent Brad Schimel, who was seeking a second term, and his democratic challenger Josh Kaul.

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Democrat Josh Kaul is claiming victory in an extremely tight race for Wisconsin attorney general. At a press conference in Madison Wednesday, Kaul said that while the election was close, the "results" are clear".

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