For many women, Tuesday's election was a one-two punch: A huge milestone just out of reach and a victor who had denigrated women.
At least 74 percent of eligible Dane County voters went to the polls, either on Tuesday or as early voting absentees, drawn by contentious races for president and U.S. Senate.
Trending right now
Popular in this section
Latest Local Offers
The 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee says she will support the Janesville Republican's challenger in Wisconsin's August primary.
In 11th hour fashion, Mayor Paul Soglin is telling Madison Area Technical College officials they should retain their Downtown campus in addition to expanding on the South Side.
In addition to the presidential primary, the April 5 ballot contains dozens of contested races for county and municipal office, as well as state Supreme Court justice.
With only one statewide race, several local area races and two area school district referendums, turnout is expected to be very light in Madison and the state in general for the 2016 spring primary.
The following candidates have filed to be on the ballot in the April 5 election. The filing deadline was 5 p.m. Tuesday. If necessary, a primary will be held Feb. 16. (I) denotes incumbent.
Gov. Scott Walker told ABC News that if elected president, he would push for a constitutional amendment to allow each state to define marriage for its residents.
Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson has sued to delay enactment of a constitutional amendment OK'd by voters that likely would result in removing her from her leadership post on the court.
Soglin thrashes challenger Ald. Scott Resnick to win another four-year term and build on an unprecedented legacy in holding the city's highest office.