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Date: 1957-08-27 

Description: William Proxmire, his wife, Ellen (to Proxmire's right), and his supporters celebrate his victory in the special election to fill the Senate seat vacated u...

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Recount

Date: 1960-04-12 

Description: In a recount that lasted almost four hours, the tide turned in favor of Alderman John Budzien, who apparently had lost last Tuesday's election to Robert A....

Date: 1924-09 

Description: Several men and children pose outside the La Follette-Wheeler-Blaine-Schneider campaign headquarters before the primary election.

Date: 1912 

Description: Postcard with a man and woman putting their vote into a ballot box, touting equal suffrage: "For a better government of the people, by the people, and for...

Date: 1960-10-17 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Philip G. Kuehn. He was the Wisconsin Republican State Chairman from 1955 to 1958. In his first bid for governor, in 1960, he ne...

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

Date: 1944-05-26 

Description: Delbert J. Kenny, Republican from West Bend, filing nomination papers for governor with Gaige E. Roberts, Chief of the Wisconsin Election and Records Divis...

Date: 1924-11 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with Isabel Bacon La Follette (Mrs. Philip La Follette), Mrs. John J. Blaine, Philip Fox La Follette, Governor John J. Blaine,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster encouraging people to register and vote. At the top is a circle with a black hand and a white hand clasped in friendship. Below is the text, "Regi...

Photograph

Dwight York

Date: 1984-11 

Description: "After being assured of a victory, York thanks his followers for their support at the American Legion building in Lomira."

Photograph

I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Manuscript

Election Results

Date: 1852 

Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.

Date: 1948-11-02 

Description: A large group of University of Wisconsin foreign students question Madison city clerk, A.W. Bareis, after observing a national election at Washington Schoo...

Photograph

Ernst J. Deppe

Date: 1949-04-19 

Description: Ernst J. Deppe of Marshall sits behind a desk covered in papers and holds a gavel. He was narrowly elected Dane County board chairman, 42 to 40, over Prof...

Date: 1948-10-02 

Description: Madison citizens in Washington School gymnasium, waiting to vote at the national election.

Photograph

Mary Frances Davis

Date: 1944-01-24 

Description: Mary Frances Davis (Mrs. Dudley H. Davis), Vice-Chair of the Wisconsin Wilkie-for-President Committee and also Vice-Chair of the Dane County Republican Org...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: A campaign picture of Democrat Henry Reuss with his sleeves rolled up in a factory talking to a foreman while an African-American worker looks on. This was...

Date: 1956-02-22 

Description: Margaret Johnson and Betty Hancock, members of the League of Women Voters, display a poster announcing a public meeting where candidates for mayor, 20th wa...

Photograph

Byrnes' Balloons

Date: 1962 

Description: Boy holds up balloons for Congressman Byrnes during his 1962 campaign.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: A Republican campaign placard that could be hung by a red, white and blue ribbon threaded through eyelets at the top. Portraits of Theodore Roosevelt (cand...

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