Appeals Court Chief Judge Neubauer files for Supreme Court

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The chief judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals has filed for candidacy to become a Supreme Court justice. Judge Lisa Neubauer filed over 5,500 signatures on Thursday, and is the first candidate to file for the 2019 spring election for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. > AP News

Is the Wisconsin Supreme Court our best defense against Vos-Fitzgerald power grab?

A liberal majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court might be the best way to fight the recent power grab by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald. With Rebecca Dallet winning this year, liberals winning the next two elections would lead them to a majority by the summer of 2020. > Isthmus

Wisconsin Republicans forge ahead with power-stripping bills

Wisconsin Republicans moved quickly Monday with a rare lame-duck session that would change the 2020 presidential primary date to benefit a conservative Supreme Court justice and weaken the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general, as well as reduce the window for early voting. > AP News

Fitzgerald goes on record saying moving 2020 presidential primary would give conservative judge a ‘better chance’

The top Senate Republican acknowledged Tuesday a key benefit of moving the date of Wisconsin’s 2020 presidential primary would be to give a “better chance” in the election to a conservative-backed appointee to the state Supreme Court. The move would add a March election between already scheduled February and April elections. > Wisconsin State Journal

Expert: GOP’s proposal to move 2020 presidential primary could cause ‘voter fatigue’, aid Republican candidates

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Changing the date of Wisconsin’s 2020 presidential primary, as Republican state leaders are considering, would be costly to taxpayers, confusing to voters and may not even be feasible, according to local clerks who run elections. > Wisconsin State Journal

Walker’s moves to rig high court election

The most outrageous scheme Scott Walker, Robin Vos and Scott Fitzgerald are plotting is to change the date of the 2020 presidential primary from April to March of that year. This would add a third election that year, sandwiched between the February primary and April general election, hardly an idea likely to thrill the public. > Isthmus