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<h2 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:180%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: black; padding:0.2em 0.4em;"><br>'''Welcome to Wisconsin on Ballotpedia!'''<br><br></h2><br>
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<p align="justify">''Located in the north-central, Great Lakes region of the United States, the state of Wisconsin is bordered by Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. Nicknamed both “the Badger state” and “America’s Dairyland,” Wisconsin was the 30th state admitted to the Union in 1848. While Madison is the state’s capital, the city of Milwaukee is the state’s largest city. Currently, there are two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 8 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 members of the Wisconsin State Senate and 99 members of the Wisconsin State Assembly. As of September 2013, Wisconsin is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.  ''</p></td></tr>
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'''Government of Wisconsin'''<br>
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[[Wisconsin Constitution]] •
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[[Judgepedia:Wisconsin Supreme Court|Supreme Court]] •
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[[Adams County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Adams]] • [[Ashland County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Ashland]] • [[Barron County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Barron]] • [[Bayfield County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Bayfield]] [[Brown County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Brown]] • [[Buffalo County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Buffalo]] • [[Burnett County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Burnett]] • [[Calumet County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Calumet]] • [[Chippewa County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Chippewa]] • [[Clark County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Clark]] • [[Columbia County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Columbia]] • [[Crawford County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Crawford]] • [[Dane County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Dane]] • [[Dodge County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Dodge]] • [[Door County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Door]] • [[Douglas County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Douglas]] • [[Dunn County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Dunn]] • [[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Eau Claire]] • [[Florence County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Florence]] • [[Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Fond du Lac]] • [[Forest County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Forest]] • [[Grant County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Grant]] • [[Green County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Green]] • [[Green Lake County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Green Lake]] • [[Iowa County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Iowa]] • [[Iron County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Iron]] • [[Jackson County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Jackson]] • [[Jefferson County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Jefferson]] • [[Juneau County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Juneau]] • [[Kenosha County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Kenosha]] • [[Kewaunee County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Kewaunee]] • [[La Crosse County, Wisconsin ballot measures|La Crosse]] • [[Lafayette County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Lafayette]] • [[Langlade County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Langlade]] • [[Lincoln County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Lincoln]] • [[Manitowoc County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Manitowoc]] • [[Marathon County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Marathon]] • [[Marinette County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Marinette]] • [[Marquette County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Marquette]] • [[Menominee County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Menominee]] • [[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Milwaukee]] • [[Monroe County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Monroe]] • [[Oconto County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Oconto]] • [[Oneida County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Oneida]] • [[Outagamie County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Outagamie]] • [[Ozaukee County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Ozaukee]] • [[Pepin County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Pepin]] • [[Pierce County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Pierce]] • [[Polk County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Polk]] • [[Portage County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Portage]] • [[Price County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Price]] • [[Racine County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Racine]] • [[Richland County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Richland]] • [[Rock County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Rock]] • [[Rusk County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Rusk]] • [[Sauk County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Sauk]] • [[Sawyer County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Sawyer]] • [[Shawano County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Shawano]] • [[Sheboygan County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Sheboygan]] • [[St. Croix County, Wisconsin ballot measures|St. Croix]] • [[Taylor County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Taylor]] • [[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Trempealeau]] • [[Vernon County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Vernon]] • [[Vilas County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Vilas]] • [[Walworth County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Walworth]] • [[Washburn County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Washburn]] • [[Washington County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Washington]] • [[Waukesha County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Waukesha]] • [[Waupaca County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Waupaca]] • [[Waushara County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Waushara]] • [[Winnebago County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Winnebago]] • [[Wood County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Wood]]
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<td><center>''[[Wisconsin elections, 2013|There are regularly scheduled elections in Wisconsin.]]<br/>Exceptions include special elections.<br/><hr>'''[[Portal:Elections|Find current U.S. election news and links here]].'''''</center></td></tr></table>
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<td><center>• [[Voting in Wisconsin|Important voting information]]  <br>•  [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]]  •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]]  •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]]  <br> • [[Redistricting in Wisconsin|Redistricting]]  •  [[Wisconsin vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in Wisconsin,'' '''''[[Voting in Wisconsin|<br>click here]].'''''<br></center></td></tr></table>
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* '''[[Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2010]]'''
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'''Laws and history'''
 
* [[Campaign finance requirements for Wisconsin ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
 
* [[Laws governing recall in Wisconsin|Laws governing recall]]
 
* [[Laws_governing_direct_democracy_in_Wisconsin|Laws governing direct democracy]]
 
* [[History of direct democracy in Wisconsin|History of direct democracy]]
 
  
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* [[:Category:Wisconsin political organizations|Political organizations]] and [[:Category:Wisconsin ballot initiative activists|ballot activists]]
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<center>[[Wisconsin state budget|State budget]] • [[Wisconsin public pensions|Public pensions]] • [[Wisconsin Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[Wisconsin Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] <br>• [[Laws governing ballot measures in Wisconsin|Laws governing ballot measures]] • [[Laws governing recall]] <br>• [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Wisconsin|Laws governing local measures]] • [[Laws governing the initiative process]] <br>• [[Wisconsin signature requirements|Signature requirements]] • [[History of direct democracy in Wisconsin|History of direct democracy]] <br>• [[Public financing of campaigns#Wisconsin|Public Financing of Campaigns]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for Wisconsin ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]<br><br></center>
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<td><center><br>• [[Governor of Wisconsin|Governor]]• [[Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin|Lieutenant Governor]]<br>
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• [[Wisconsin  Public Service Commission| Public Service Commission]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Wisconsin|Results for Wisconsin, ''Who Runs the States'' report]]<br><br></center></td></tr></table>
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<td><center><br>• [[List of Wisconsin ballot measures|Statewide ballot measures]] • [[Recall campaigns in Wisconsin|Recall campaigns]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] ''[[Ballot Measure Scorecard, 2013]]''<br><br></center></td></tr></table></table></td></tr></table>
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<center>[[Counties in Wisconsin|Counties]] •  [[Cities in Wisconsin|Cities]] • [[Wisconsin school districts|School Districts]] • [[Wisconsin media|Newspapers and blogs]] • [[:Category:Wisconsin political organizations|Political organizations]] • [[Wisconsin political consultants|Political consultants]]</center><br>
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<hr><br>[[County election website evaluations]] • [[Costs of administering local elections]] • [[Local ballot measure reports#Local ballot measure statistics (by year)|Local ballot measure statistics (by year)]] •  [[Local ballot measure reports#Political topics (by year)|Political topics (by year)]]  <br><br>[[File:Verified.png|20px]] ''[[Local Ballot Initiatives: How citizens change laws with clipboards, conversations, and campaigns]]''<br><br></center>
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<span style="font-size:150%;"><center>'''Check out Wisconsin's judiciary on Judgepedia'''</center></span><br/>
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<p align="justify">''The structure of the '''Wisconsin judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article VII, Wisconsin Constitution|Article VII]] of the state constitution. The state court system is composed of the {{JP|Wisconsin Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|Wisconsin Court of Appeals}}, the {{JP|Wisconsin Circuit Court}} and the {{JP|Wisconsin Municipal Courts}}.''</p>
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<h2 style="margin:0; background:#00008B; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #a3b0bf; text-align:left; color:#faf5ff; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">Transparency and Judiciary</h2>
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Welcome to Wisconsin on Ballotpedia!


Located in the north-central, Great Lakes region of the United States, the state of Wisconsin is bordered by Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. Nicknamed both “the Badger state” and “America’s Dairyland,” Wisconsin was the 30th state admitted to the Union in 1848. While Madison is the state’s capital, the city of Milwaukee is the state’s largest city. Currently, there are two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 8 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 members of the Wisconsin State Senate and 99 members of the Wisconsin State Assembly. As of September 2013, Wisconsin is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Ron Johnson
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Wisconsin 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Tammy Baldwin
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Wisconsin 2013January 3, 2019November 2018Link


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Gwen Moore
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Democratic PartyDistrict 4 2005January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Jim Sensenbrenner
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 1979January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Mark Pocan
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Democratic PartyDistrict 2 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Paul Ryan
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 1999January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Reid Ribble
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Republican PartyDistrict 8 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Ron Kind
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Democratic PartyDistrict 3 1997January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Sean Duffy
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Tom Petri
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 1979January 3, 2015Link


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The Badger State
Capital:   Madison
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