WI Supreme Court Election Liveblog

By: Tuesday April 5, 2011 6:01 pm

As odd-year April elections go, tonight’s is actually kind of a big deal.  Republicans currently hold a 4-3 majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, which will eventually rule on the legality of the procedural end-around that Scott Walker used to strip union workers of their collective bargaining rights.  But one of Walker’s most reliable robed [...]


Can Labor Translate Youth Support into Increased Off Year Turnout? Find Out Tuesday

By: Saturday April 2, 2011 6:00 pm

The good news for public sector labor unions is that they have very strong support among young people. The overall rate of support is so high among younger voters that unions could possibly use a strategy of just trying to increase turnout for the entire age group instead of worrying about the more complicated task of micro-targeting potential supporters in the age bracket.

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