Annette Ziegler to continue as Wisconsin Supreme Court chief justice

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Annette Ziegler has been reelected by her fellow justices to a second two-year term as head of the state’s highest court.

The court announced Thursday that the justices voted privately to keep Ziegler in the position she first held in 2021. The court did not announce the vote breakdown.

The Chief Justice has no additional voting rights in the Supreme Court. However, the person who holds the title is the administrative head of the state’s judicial system and has administrative authority over proceedings passed by the Supreme Court.

On April 4, you will decide the control of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin. All the money from across the country flooding Wisconsin shows how important your vote is.

Ziegler has served on the court since 2007. She is part of the four-judge conservative majority.

The April 4 election to replace retired Justice Patience Roggensack will determine whether the Tories maintain their 4-3 majority or the Liberals take over. Democratic-backed candidate Janet Protasiewicz is running against Republican-backed Dan Kelly.

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Annette Ziegler to continue as Wisconsin Supreme Court chief justice

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