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Newspaper to Legislature in 3 years: Todd Novak

Updated: 11/18/2014 - A newspaper editor, turned mayor, is now preparing to be a state assembly member. After winning an extremely close election, Republican Todd Novak talked about the race for the 51st assembly district.

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Wisconsin Assembly Democrats stay with leader

Posted: 11/11/2014 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Democrats have decided to stick with Peter Barca as Assembly minority leader despite a lackluster showing in last week's elections.

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Assembly GOP elects leadership

Updated: 11/10/2014 - The assembly majority party now has some new leadership, Republicans held elections today for this coming term.

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Burke doesn't want to run again statewide

Posted: 11/10/2014 - Democrat Mary Burke says she definitely will not run for U.S. Senate in two years or any other statewide office after she was defeated in the governor's race against Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

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Lazich elected Senate president

Posted: 11/06/2014 - Sen. Mary Lazich of New Berlin has been chosen by her Republican colleagues to serve as president of the state Senate.

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Campaign season is over, what's next for Wisconsin?

Updated: 11/05/2014 - It was a long election season, but now that the attack ads, debates, and campaigning are over--- what is left here in Wisconsin? NBC15 caught up with a political expert who says this governorship will likely be a short one.

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Voters thinking about union law at polls

Posted: 11/04/2014 - Strong feelings about Republican Gov. Scott Walker's signature legislation eliminating most public workers' union rights are still influencing Wisconsin voters.

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A look at Wisconsin's 17th senate district race

Updated: 11/03/2014 - The 17th senate district spans over parts of 9 counties, and with swing voter Senator Dale Schultz leaving, many are wondering if Republicans will hold onto the seat with Howard Marklein or of it will go to Democrat Pat Bomhack.

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Walker, Burke make final campaign push

Updated: 11/03/2014 - With less than 48 hours until the start of Election Day, Governor Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger Mary Burke spent Sunday campaigning across the southern Wisconsin.

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Over 240k people have cast absentee ballot

Posted: 10/31/2014 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke say turnout will be the key to victory in Tuesday's election. It looks like they'll get it.

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The AG race is overshadowed, but just as heated

Posted: 10/30/2014 - The attorney general candidates Democrat Susan Happ and Republican Brad Schimel made an argument public today with Happ writing a letter first to Schimel asking him to "clean up his act" accusing him and his campaign of calling her a liar. Schimel responded backing up claims that he made saying they were true, and he stands by what he and his campaign had said.

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GAB predicts election turnout over 50%

Posted: 10/30/2014 - Wisconsin election officials are predicting a little more than half of the state's voting-age population will go to the polls next week.

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Numbers steady in second week of early voting

Updated: 10/28/2014 - This is the second and final week of early voting in Wisconsin, and many clerks say plenty of voters are casting ballots ahead of Election Day.

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UPDATE: Burke puts $5 million into governor's race

Updated: 10/27/2014 - UPDATE: MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Democrat Mary Burke says she is spending $5 million of her own money in the race against Republican Gov. Scott Walker, a third of the $15 million she's raised in total.

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Wisconsin gubernatorial race in national spotlight

Posted: 10/24/2014 - The amount of star power stopping in the state before the election shows just how huge this election has become. NBC News' Political Director was in town today talking about why all eyes are on Wisconsin.

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Burke continues to outspend Walker on TV

Posted: 10/24/2014 - The latest estimates of television advertising spending in Wisconsin's hotly contested governor's race shows Democrat Mary Burke and her backers continue to outpace Gov. Scott Walker and his supporters.

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UPDATE: What's the transportation question on my ballot?

Updated: 10/23/2014 - It's not just politicians on the ballot, but pot holes, and the money it takes to fix them. Essentially you will be asked should transportation funds be off-limits for other uses, or is borrowing money here and there OK?

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