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After 12 years of Democratic control, the 31st state Senate seat is wide open and three candidates are vying to represent the far western Wisconsin district.

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President Donald Trump's son Eric Trump made a stop in Sheboygan on behalf of Wisconsin’s Sixth Congressional Rep. Glen Grothman.

The Morning Show

This election season Wisconsin Public Radio is going Beyond the Ballot. In this extended feature, WPR reporters examine the races in the state legislature that could determine which political party leads Wisconsin. To be part of the Beyond the Ballot project, call our hotline at 877-782-8942 or visit wpr.org/ballot .

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Vice President Mike Pence is planning to visit Wisconsin this weekend to attend a campaign rally with Gov. Scott Walker.

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Almost 400,000 absentee ballots have been requested by voters across Wisconsin ahead of next Tuesday’s election. While the figure is hovering around where it was in the last gubernatorial election statewide, election officials in Madison say the city is on track to set a new voter turnout record for mid-term elections.

The Morning Show

In this installment of our series of interviews with Wisconsin candidates for governor, we speak with Independent candidate Maggie Turnbull.

WPR News

Former Vice President Joe Biden criticized the Trump administration and urged students to vote during a campaign rally in Madison on Tuesday.

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A growing number of Wisconsin kids are being placed outside their homes due in part to increased drug abuse among parents. Now, counties are asking the state to provide more funding under the next two-year state budget to address rising caseloads and costs.

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When WPR reporters asked voters across the state about something the government has done to help or hurt them, taxes were prominent in their responses.

The Morning Show

Voters in more than 20 Wisconsin cities, counties, and villages will vote on referenda asking lawmakers to address the so-called “dark store” loophole. Supporters of the referenda say big box stores are using it to avoid paying higher taxes, but opponents argue that these stores are being unfairly targeted. We check in with a WisPolitics reporter to get the latest.

The Morning Show

This election season, Wisconsin Public Radio is meeting people where they are, in their communities, to talk about the issues that matter most to them. As part of our ongoing conversations about the Beyond the Ballot project, we look at how Wisconsinites are thinking about health care this election season.

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Democrat candidate Tony Evers supports expanding background checks in Wisconsin, while Gov. Scott Walker has focused on more funding for school safety programs.

Central Time

In our series of interview with candidates ahead of the November 6 midterm election, we speak with Josh Kaul. He's a former federal prosecutor and Democrat running to be the next Attorney General of Wisconsin. His challengers this election are Republican incumbent Attorney General Brad Schimel and...

Central Time

Gov. Scott Walker and state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers met for their second and final debate Friday in Milwaukee. We look at what was said and what the campaigns are up as we enter the home stretch for Wisconsin's race for governor.

Newsmakers

The Democratic candidate for the 96th Assembly District says he's open to modifying a property tax break for Wisconsin farmers, while his Republican opponent is against the idea.

WPR News

Gov. Scott Walker and Democrat Tony Evers sparred over health care, taxes, and road funding on Friday night during the final debate of the gubernatorial campaign.

Central Time

In our series of interviews with candidates for Attorney General, we speak with Attorney Josh Kaul. He is running as a Democrat in the November 6 general election against incumbent Attorney General Brad Schimel, a Republican, and Constitution Party candidate Terry Larson.

WPR News

At a time when election security is at the top of people’s minds, Wisconsin election officials are doing everything they can to ensure the voting process is secure — whether it’s a small town or a major metropolitan area.

Central Time

Margaret Engebretson, a U.S. military veteran, is running as a Democrat for the seat representing the 7th Congressional District in the Nov. 6 election. She's up against Republican incumbent Sean Duffy and Independent Ken Driessen.

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Dairy organizations in Wisconsin say the U.S. Department of Agriculture hasn't done enough to help dairy farmers suffering from the effects of increased tariffs.

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