Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Kleefisch (R) “said she would sign a Wisconsin bill banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, reducing the timeframe women could seek abortions from 20 weeks under current law to about six,” the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Bill McCoshen (R), who is preparing to run for Wisconsin governor, was cited for disorderly conduct in 2008 “for urinating publicly inside a local tavern and then going outside to finish relieving himself in a planter in front of the establishment.” the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ (D) reelection campaign raised $5 million through the first six months of the year and has more than $7 million cash on hand ahead of his bid for a second term, the Associated Press reports.
Former Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch (R) all but confirmed that she will be running to unseat incumbent Gov. Tony Evers (D) next year, the Racine Journal Times reports.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) effectively launched his re-election bid Wednesday by announcing his campaign team, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has accepted a full-time position running a national conservative youth organization based in northern Virginia, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Said Walker: “This would preclude me from running for governor in this next cycle or running for the U.S. Senate if Ron Johnson’s seat is open.”
Departing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) told the Associated Press that he’s keeping his campaign accounts open and wouldn’t rule out running for governor again in four years.
He also said he would consider running for U.S. Senate in 2022 to replace Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), who has said he would not seek a third term.
Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker (R) “lost a very narrow race for reelection to Democratic challenger Tony Evers on Tuesday. But it wasn’t close enough to qualify for a recount — thanks to a law he signed himself last year,” CBS News reports.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “The Republican plan to take power away from the incoming Democratic governor could include overhauling state boards and removing authority that Republican lawmakers handed to GOP Gov. Scott Walker (R) when he took office in 2011.”
“Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R) said Thursday that Republicans are looking at giving incoming Gov. Tony Evers (D) less say in state rules that implement state laws. Eight years ago, Republicans handed Walker more power over those rules when he was first sworn in.”
“After upending Wisconsin politics and infuriating liberals across the country, Gov. Scott Walker (R) narrowly lost his bid for a third term Tuesday to Tony Evers (D), the leader of the education establishment Walker blew up eight years ago,” the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
A new Marquette University Law School poll in Wisconsin finds Gov. Scott Walker (R) and challenger Tony Evers (D) is dead-even at 47% each.
A fourth former official in Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) administration has publicly denounced the governor as he seeks a third term, while releasing a letter calling for the election of challenger Tony Evers (D), the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
“A number of Republicans running for governor or senator in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania, including several who hitched their wagon to Trump’s political movement, are behind in polls by double digits, a remarkable turnabout in swing states that were key to the president’s 2016 victory,” the Washington Post reports.
“If current polling averages hold, Democrats will maintain all their Senate seats in those states, pick up a handful of House seats and, in some cases, retake the governors’ mansions.”
A new Marquette University Law School Poll in Wisconsin finds Gov. Scott Walker (R) barely ahead of challenger Tony Evers (D), 47% to 46% among likely voters.
Last month, Evers had a 5-point lead.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) released one of the stranger political ads of the year.
A new Marquette University Law School Poll in Wisconsin finds Tony Evers (D) has opened a lead over Gov. Scott Walker (R) among likely voters in the race for governor, 49% to 44%, with Libertarian Phil Anderson at 6%.
Evers and Walker were tied at 46 percent each in the August poll.
In the race for U.S. Senate, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) opened a huge lead over challenger Leah Vukmir, 53% to 42%.