JoAnne Kloppenburg's file


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JoAnne Kloppenburg of Madison is state Court of Appeals judge and a former assistant state attorney general. She ran for the Wisconsin Supreme Court in 2011 and is running for the high court again in 2016. 

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Our April High Five includes (surprise!) an election flavor

April was such a busy month when it came to politics (Wisconsin’s  April 5 primary was just the start) that it took us some extra time to sort through our most-clicked items for the month.

Fact-checking the Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Claims have been made about the backgrounds of Justice Rebecca Bradley and her challenger, state Court of Appeals Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg.


Plus: Claims we have rated in the Milwaukee County executive's race


And: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; closer looks at visits by ClintonSandersKasichCruz and Trump, and our article: Trump: Low on the Truth-O-Meter, high in the polls

February High Five: Bringing home our most-clicked items of the month

From national issues to a single Milwaukee house, a look at our most-clicked items for the month of February.

Check out our pre-election roundup of rulings

In Wisconsin, the 2011 spring elections have attracted heightened interest as the fallout from the Madison budget battle continues. PolitiFact Wisconsin has been in high gear, too.

Here's our round up of recent rulings in the hotly-contested races for state Supreme Court and Milwaukee County executive.