Primary Election

The Shepherd Express enthusiastically and unequivocally endorses Tony Evers for governor. Read more

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Mandela Barnes has experience, vision and energy. Barnes, a former state legislator from Milwaukee, ticks all the boxes you need in a great candidate and state official. Read more

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The problems at the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office didn’t magically disappear when its vitriolic former Sheriff, David Clarke, resigned August 2017. Read more

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After more than a decade as a state senator—where she fiercely fought against voter ID laws designed to disenfranchise black voters—Moore became the first African American from Wisconsin elected to the House of Representatives in 2004. Read more

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Sarah Godlewski, an Eau Claire, Wis., native, is eminently qualified to serve as the state’s financial watchdog. Read more

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If the name Doug La Follette rings a bell, it should; he has successfully and diligently served the people of Wisconsin for many years as secretary of state by monitoring lobbying activities and investigating ethics violations. Read more

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Born and raised on the South Side, Marisabel Cabrera’s family fought to get by and, more than once, had to rely on a local church for food and other necessities; thus, she became aware at a very early age about how difficult life can be for ... Read more

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Milwaukee-born Frederick P. Kessler has earned his bid for re-election to the Wisconsin Assembly. Read more

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Supreme Moore Omokunde is running for the seat currently held by the retiring Leon Young. Omokunde says he named his campaign “Supreme for the People” because of his mission “to serve the community and [his] neighbors.” Read more

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The Shepherd Express endorses several qualified candidates running for public office; the primary election takes place Tuesday, Aug. 14, statewide. Read more

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We are urging Shepherd readers to vote for Tony Evers for state superintendent of public instruction on Tuesday, April 4. Evers is a strong advocate for public education and is a check on the abuses of a Republican government. Read more

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General election for Branch 1 Milwaukee Municipal Court, and we are supporting challenger William Crowley. Read more

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In case you missed it, today is Election Day for the primaryraces for nonpartisan offices. Here’s what you need to know:Polls are open until 8 p.m. You can find your polling place,voter registration info and sample ballot at You .. Read more

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This is a very easy endorsement to make. We are urging Shepherd readers to vote for Tony Evers for state superintendent of public instruction on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Evers is a strong advocate for public,Expresso Read more

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Four candidates are vying for Branch 1, and we are supporting the three challengers to the incumbent, William Crowley, Kail Decker and Brian Michel. Read more

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We encourage all of our readers to support the underdogs if they are good, honest, hardworking and competent even if you offend certain entrenched individuals. Read more

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You need to have a plan to vote, since the state requires you to do more than just show up at the polls on Election Day. Read more

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Instead of going with the establishment choice, we are endorsing challenger Julie Meyer in Assembly District 20 in the Aug. 9 Democratic primary. Read more

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Of the three individuals running, David Crowley is by far the most experienced and talented candidate on the Aug. 9 Democratic primary ballot. Read more


This is a very easy endorsement to make: We strongly support Russ Feingold in his bid to represent Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate. Read more

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