Milwaukee Co. Sheriff DAVID CLARKE announced he won’t be running for Milwaukee County executive, saying he wants to focus his energy on public safety. Clarke said he reached out to others as he looked at a bid, but decided he didn’t want to fire up a new campaign in January just days after being sworn in to a new term as sheriff.
Racine Co. Exec. BILL McREYNOLDS announced this week he won’t seek re-election. See his statement: http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=219420.
Racine Co. Register of Deeds JIM LADWIG issued a statement indicating he’ll run to replace McReynolds. See more: http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=219436.
The Milwaukee Branch NAACP has elected JAMES HALL to serve a two-year term as the group’s president. See more: http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=219023.
Milwaukee Ald. JOE DAVIS was appointed to the 2010 World Council of the United Cities and Local Governments during the group’s summit in Mexico City earlier this month. See more: http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=218864.
Former ACORN employee KEVIN CLANCY has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for submitting fraudulent voter registration applications during the 2008 election cycle. See more: http://www.wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=218485.