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5th Assembly Jim Steineke (R) (I)  62% ** Jeff McCabe (D)  38%      Steineke was the Assembly Assistant Majority Leader. McCabe is a former Kaukauna school board member. 4th Assembly David Steffen (R)   59% ** Chris Plaunt (D)   41%      …

posted 2014-11-05 02:28 by WHBY

Stuck wins 57th Assembly seat

Yesterday was a rough day for Democrats, but the party was able to hold onto an open Assembly seat in the Fox Cities. Amanda Stuck of Appleton defeated Republican Chris Klein of Menasha in the 57th district, 54 to 46…

posted 2014-11-05 02:27 by WHBY

Rohrkaste taking over 55th Assembly seat

Republicans kept an open Assembly seat that covers much of Neenah, and more rural areas to the west. Mike Rohrkaste of Neenah defeated Democrat Mark Westphal for the 55th district seat, 58 to 42 percent. Rohrkaste succeeds Neenah Mayor Dean…

posted 2014-11-05 02:26 by WHBY

Grothman heading to Congress

A state senator from Campbellsport will be the next congressman in the 6th congressional district. Republican Glenn Grothman defeated Democrat Mark Harris in yesterday's election. Harris is the Winnebago County executive. Grothman will succeed Congressman Tom Petri. The Fond du…

posted 2014-11-05 02:25 by WHBY

Ribble returning to Washington D.C.

A Republican congressman will continue to represent parts of northeast Wisconsin. Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood won a third term in office. He topped Democratic challenger Ron Gruett of Chilton. Gruett is a member of Chilton's city council. Ribble was…

posted 2014-11-05 02:24 by WHBY

Schimel wins race for attorney general

A Republican will be the state's new attorney general. Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel won yesterday's race against Democrat Susan Happ. Happ is the district attorney in Jefferson County.

posted 2014-11-05 02:23 by WHBY


Polling places busy in Fox Cities

Today's election is bringing plenty of people to the polls, around the Fox Cities. City of Appleton spokesman Chad Doran says the clerk's office is predicting a turnout between 80 and 85 percent. The turnout, as of noon, was 28…

posted 2014-11-04 13:05 by WHBY

Prof weighs in on turnout

The two main candidates for governor have been pushing their supporters to vote today, and both have said turnout could decide the winner. UW-Madison political science professor Barry Burden says it's tough to predict which political party will have a…

posted 2014-11-04 13:04 by WHBY

Campaign finance referendum on some ballots

Voters in four local communities are giving their opinion on federal campaign finance issue. A referendum in Appleton, Neenah, Menasha and Green Bay asks if the U.S. Constitution should be amended to ban unions, corporations and other groupsm from having…

posted 2014-11-04 13:03 by WHBY

17-yr-old not cooperating after shooting

Green Bay police say they're not getting much cooperation from a 17-year-old shooting victim. The teen took himself to St. Vincent Hospital, around 10 p.m. yesterday. Lt. Chad Ramos says they looked into the initial story from the Green Bay,…

posted 2014-11-04 13:02 by WHBY

TCCES changing name to St. Mary

The Twin City Catholic Education System will have a new name next year. The board of directors decided to change it to St. Mary Catholic Schools, starting in July. Spokeswoman Molly Griffin says the elementary schools in Neenah and Menasha…

posted 2014-11-04 13:01 by WHBY

Walker, Burke make late G.B. stops

They've spent plenty of time in northeast Wisconsin leading up to today's election, and the two main candidates for governor were in Green Bay last evening. Governor Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke rallied supporters at events that were held…

posted 2014-11-04 05:05 by WHBY

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