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JoAnne Kloppenburg of Madison, has been an assistant state attorney general since 1989, working both as a prosecutor and a litigator. She is a candidate in the April 2011 election for Wisconsin Supreme Court justice. This is her first run for public office.
Recent statements involving JoAnne Kloppenburg
"There are legitimate and widespread anomalies, and widespread questions about the conduct of (the Wisconsin Supreme Court) election, most visibly in Waukesha County, but also in counties around the state."
Says Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg "put an 80-year-old farmer in jail for refusing to plant native vegetation on his farm."
PolitiFact Wisconsin "concluded that the charge that Justice Prosser prejudges matters that come before the court is True."
Says Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg’s record as a state Justice Department lawyer consists only of the prosecution of cases regarding regulation of docks.
Says Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser "has prejudged matters that are likely to come before the court."
Recent stories featuring JoAnne Kloppenburg
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.
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