recall election

Battle lines drawn over judge's recall election

The yard signs are easy to spot. On the left, the head shot of a smiling middle-aged man. On the right, an ominous looking jailhouse mug shot. Judge Aaron Persky and Brock Turner, side by side with these words: Vote Yes on the recall.

Commentary: Hope for Wisco politicos

Columnist Ellen Foley challenges Madison and Wisconsin with a campaign of our own. We will monitor the media in the next five weeks leading up to the recall election and point out ads and messages that are helpful to voters.

Democrat Barrett has momentum in recall primary

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett appears to be pulling ahead of the Democratic competition less than two weeks before a primary that will determine who faces Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election. 

Barrett Lashes Out At Walker, Gets Endorsements

Three Democrats who were either considering running for governor or frequently mentioned as candidates in a recall election against Republican Gov. Scott Walker have announced they are backing Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. VIDEO: Watch The Report

Barrett Uses New Attack Ad To Raise Money

Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is using a new attack ad to raise money, but he's still not saying whether he will run against Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election.