Rep. Bryan Steil issued a statement last week about his fundraising success after a Democrat declared she will run against him.
Ann Roe of Janesville made her announcement Tuesday.
Two Janesville women endorse Sarah Godlewski for U.S. Senate.
Reaching a consensus on a massive infrastructure package and jobs bill will be the two biggest priorities, and the foremost challenges, for Co…
Former House Speaker Paul Ryan is scheduled to speak about his party and its future in a speech Thursday night. We have some excerpts.
A protest against Israel is planned for Sunday in Janesville.
Here are the unofficial vote totals for races in the April 6 election released Monday.
Doug Marklein retained his seat on the Janesville City Council on Tuesday and will be joined by three newcomers, creating a largely new city council.
The reelection of three Milton School Board incumbents stanches a period of turnover in the board's ranks over the last year.
Voter turnout was low, as expected, Tuesday in Rock County.
Voters on Tuesday elected Elizabeth Paull, incumbent Greg Ardrey and John Hanewall. Paull led all vote-getters with 4,082 votes, Ardrey receiv…
Voters in four Rock County towns and one village said "yes" on Tuesday to the idea of ATVs and UTVs using town roads.
A Janesville man has been charged with being part of the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 that led to a police officer’s deat…
Here's information for those going to the polls for the annual spring elections on Tuesday.
Bill McCoshen, founder of the Janesville Jets hockey team, says he is exploring a run for office in 2022.
Thomas Bier, a candidate for the Supervisor 1 seat on the Johnstown Town Board, reached out to The Gazette with information about his candidacy.
Four candidates are running for two spots on the Beloit Town Board, and one of them also is running for the town chair seat.
Four candidates are vying for three seats on the Evansville School Board: Mason Braunschweig and incumbents Shana Cook, Ellyn Paul and Kathi Swanson.
Four candidates are vying for three seats on the Footville Village Board: incumbent Randy Baertschi, Roland Nath, David Stelter and Jill Thomson.
Jeff Border and Luke Withrow are contending for a seat as Avon Town Board supervisor 2 in the spring general election April 6.
Four candidates will be running for two seats on the Beloit school board on April 6.
Five candidates are running for Beloit City Council on April 6 for a chance at three seats on the city’s highest board.
Two Edgerton residents are battling for the Edgerton City Council's District 2 seat: Matt McIntyre and incumbent Candy Davis.
Voters in the April 6 election must choose one of two candidates for the Edgerton City Council's District 3 seat: incumbent Anne Radtke or Pau…
Three candidates are vying for two town supervisor seats in the April 6 election: Delores Hahn and incumbents Virgil Pope and Archie Morton Jr.
Thomas Bier and Scott Fleming are battling for the Supervisor 1 seat on the Johnstown Town Board on April 6.
Four candidates will appear on the April 6 ballot for two spots on the Whitewater School Board, but only three are actually running.
Incumbent Michael F. Moore and Gregg Wartgow are vying for the Avon town chair seat April 6.
Three candidates are vying for two seats on the Clinton School Board: Tom Kucy and incumbents Ken Luety and Mike Birkholz.
In the Milton School District six candidates are running to fill four seats on the school board.
Janesville School Board candidates shared their thoughts about their priorities, district finances and a post-pandemic learning environment.
Janesville voters will choose from among six candidates to fill four city council seats in the April 6 election, and their selections will det…
All of the candidates running for Milton School Board this spring agreed Thursday that bringing students back into classrooms was a good decis…
Some local officials have endorsed Jill Underly.
Referendums in five Rock County municipalities ask whether residents favor ATVs on local roads.
As individuals nationwide plan how to spend their upcoming stimulus checks, candidates for city council were taken to task on how they would p…
Rep. Mark Pocan says he's been appointed to Congress' Joint Economic Committee.
Finding balance, problem solving and growth were common themes at a candidate forum Thursday night attended by the six candidates running for …
Candidate Jessica Davis told The Gazette on Thursday that she is withdrawing from the race because a new job has required more of her attention.
The Janesville League of Women Voters will hold two virtual forums for Janesville School Board and Janesville City Council candidates running …
Few voters are expected Tuesday. Here are some details about the primary vote.
A commission that hopes to influence the debate over legislative redistricting this year held a hearing for the 1st Congressional District on …
Few voters are expected at the polls Tuesday. Here are the basics for those who go.
UW-Madison political science professor David Canon will discuss how to restore confidence in the voting process Feb. 13 at a virtual fundraisi…
Rep. Mark Pocan, D-2nd District, reacted Wednesday to Republican opposition to the halting of the Keystone oil pipeline project.
Rep. Bryan Steil, R-1st District, assailed the new president on Inauguration Day despite the appeal for unity.
Watch the historic inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Five candidates will seek two seats on the Whitewater School Board on Feb. 16, according to a news release on Rock County's spring primary ballot.
The impeachment vote from local congressmen was split along party lines.
Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Janesville, is staying strong with his support for President Donald Trump.
Rep. Bryan Steil, R-1st District, issued a statement Friday condemning the move to impeach the president in the wake of the riot at the Capitol.
The Gazette interviewed some local thinkers about the state of politics that brought us Wednesday's riot at the U.S. Capitol.
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan in a video Wednesday said President Donald Trump was “inciting domestic terrorism” during an earlier speech before his s…
The Janesville School Board will have three open seats come the April election. One incumbent, Greg Ardrey, and five new community members wil…
Three city council seats and Mayor Anissa Welch's seat are up for grabs in April. Candidates had until 5 p.m. Tuesday to file paperwork indica…
The city can expect a nearly brand-new city council in April, as three current members have chosen not to run for reelection.
Six residents—three incumbents and three new faces—have filed papers to compete for four seats on the Milton School Board in April.
Martin is in the third and final year of his first term on the board. He became board president in 2019.
Rep. Mark Pocan, D-2nd District, said Monday he would not run for U.S. Senate in 2022.
Brian Kvapil will not seek reelection to the Milton School Board in April after serving on the board for four years. He said Sunday he made th…
State Sen. Janis Ringhand announced her committee assignments for the upcoming legislative session.
Rep. Bryan Steil, R-1st Congressional District, spoke about the presidential transition on a WCLO radio show Tuesday.
Milton Mayor Anissa Welch announced she will seek another “likely final" term as mayor in the spring election.
State Rep. Amy Loudenbeck has been reappointed vice co-chair of the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee.
Former House Speaker Paul Ryan has been named to the board of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.
Rep. Bryan Steil, speaking on a Janesville radio show Tuesday morning, appeared to support President Donald Trump's election challenges.
Rep. Bryan Steil has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a brief statement shared Sunday evening.
Rock County's votes for president won't be recounted, but the threat of a recount affected county Clerk Lisa Tollefson's office.
State Rep. Tyler August, R-Lake Geneva, was unanimously elected by his peers to serve as Assembly speaker pro tempore, the second-highest cons…
State Rep. Mark Spreitzer was reelected chairman of the Assembly Democratic Caucus for the 2021-22 legislative session.
Rock County held its official vote canvassing Monday, and Rock County Clerk Lisa Tollefson said fewer than 20 provisional and write-in ballots…
Rock County Judge Michael Haakenson announced that he is running for his seat again in the upcoming April elections.
Here's a look at the vote-verification process in Rock County on Monday. All 71 Wisconsin counties must do the same by Nov. 17, and no recount…
Rock County election officials say they are confident that no catastrophic errors will be found in the county’s election results as counties a…
At first glance, it might seem voters did not want a new pool at all. The city's pool referendum listed three options, and the third option—no…
Republican Michele Jacobs on Tuesday defeated Register of Deeds Cairie Virrueta, who was appointed by Gov. Tony Evers in March.
Walworth County voters agreed Tuesday to throw a life preserver to almost all of the communities that had referendums on the ballot to better …
Residents voted 1,020-683 in favor of the town treasurer being appointed by the town board rather than elected by voters.
Clinton School District voters on Tuesday approved two referendums the district sorely needed: one for additional operational funding and one …
State Rep. Don Vruwink won a third term as 43rd Assembly District representative Tuesday, keeping his seat by a comfortable margin over Republ…