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Elected the first women president of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, Stephanie Bloomingdale has more than two decades of experience in labor as an organizer, negotiator, trainer and activist. Read more

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The Shepherd Express strongly endorses Megan O’Halloran for the MPS District Eight board seat and for her tireless work supporting public education and fighting against the efforts of those who continue to try to privatize our public education. Read more

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The Shepherd Express endorses judges and MPS School Board candidates for the election of Tuesday, April 2. Read more

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District One is fortunate to have two qualified individuals running for the MPS School Board: Marva Herndon and Shyla Deacon. Read more

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We need more judges who understand the lives of the average working people and poor people and who don’t lean toward always supporting the wealthy corporate interests. For this reason, we strongly endorse Danielle Shelton for Milwaukee County Judge. Read more

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Judge Neubauer is our clear choice to bring judicial knowledge, legal acumen, fairness and independence to Wisconsin’s highest court. Read more

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Bob Peterson is probably the most qualified person to run for the Milwaukee School Board in more than a generation, and that is not an exaggeration. Read more

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There is no doubt that Erika Siemsen is best qualified to serve the families in the Second District on the MPS School Board. Read more

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Sequanna Taylor’s personal and professional track record strongly indicates that she will be a powerful advocate for the educators, parents and children of Milwaukee Public Schools. Read more

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Republicans are losing votes among college-educated citizens, and their refusal to fund education will lead to a disastrous outcome for them. Read more

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The Shepherd Express endorses several candidates for national, state and local offices for the election taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Read more

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We strongly endorse Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa, a passionate voice for the community where she was born, raised and has represented in the State Assembly since 2011. Read more

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A strong vote will let legislators know that their constituents are serious and want Wisconsin to move into the 21st century. Read more

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Small-business owner Liz Sumner knows her community well. A native of Milwaukee, she serves as a trustee on the Fox Point Village Board and believes in local control. Read more

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In the 14th Assembly District, which includes portions of Wauwatosa, Brookfield and Waukesha, Robyn Vining made such an impression on her Democratic primary opponent that he withdrew from the race to enthusiastically endorse her; she made a great ... Read more

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Our respect for State Sen. Chris Larson has grown throughout his years in public service from the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors to becoming among the youngest Democratic Senate leaders to serve in 2013. Read more

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If you live in the Fifth State Senate District (which includes Brookfield, Elm Grove, Wauwatosa, West Allis, the northern part of New Berlin and far western Milwaukee), your vote for Julie Henszey is key to flipping the State Senate to Democratic ... Read more

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Secretary of State Douglas J. La Follette has brought transparency and honesty to Wisconsin government for many years, diligently serving the people of Wisconsin without seeking the spotlight. Read more

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The Wisconsin State Treasurer’s office was designed as the fiscal watchdog to monitor and sustain our state’s financial wellbeing. The office works as a check and balance on the rest of state government, much like a company’s chief financial officer. Read more

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In former federal prosecutor Josh Kaul, our state has the incredible opportunity to hire an attorney general so qualified, talented and experienced that, even with bigger races at the top of the statewide ballot, Kaul should have your full ... Read more

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