Four countywide officeholders are running unopposed.
Four top Milwaukee County officeholders are up for re-election in November - and each is running unopposed. All are Democrats. They include District Attorney John Chisholm. Chisholm began his career in the Milwaukee County District Attorney's office as an assistant prosecutor in 1994. One of his focuses in office has been community prosecution. He was first elected District Attorney in 2006, replacing retiring longtime D.A. E. Michael McCann. District Attorneys in Wisconsin serve four-year terms. Chisholm earns $128,516 a year. The other County officeholders are:
A conservative watchdog group reports that David Budde, a lead investigator in the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office in the probe into Scott Walker's aides, has anti-Walker signs at his Wauwatosa home, but the DA defends him, saying they were pu
A lead investigator in the John Doe investigation into aides to Gov. Scott Walker during his stint as Milwaukee county executive has a "Recall Walker" sign in the yard of his Wauwatosa home, according to a conservative watchdog group. In a story published Monday morning by Media Trackers, a home identified as that of David Budde, who works for District Attorney John Chisholm, appears in photos with the address number blurred out. Media Trackers' writer Brian Sikma noted that along with the recall sign out front there is a "Blue Fist" union sign in the front door. Sikma wrote: "The news could call into question the present impartiality of the probe at a time when Democrat gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett and his allies have begun to use …