RightWisconsin Editor James Wigderson was on the Steve Scaffidi Show on Monday to talk about the GOP Convention. What does the endorsement by the GOP convention mean for state Sen. Leah Vukmir’s campaign? What does it mean for Kevin Nicholson? Should he drop out of the race?
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers is leading a crowded Democratic field of gubernatorial candidates, according to a new Marquette University Law School poll, but no Democratic candidate is pulling away just yet.
The Republican Party of Wisconsin would like you to play a new game, “Democrats in Disarray,” at http://www.democratsindisarray.com/gameshow/. The object is to guess which Democratic candidate for governor matches the description given.
The Capital Times reported Thursday state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, wrote a character reference for former Democratic Legislative Council attorney David L. Lovell who was found guilty of child pornography possession. The Capital Times reported that Vinehout, a Democratic candidate for governor, was the only member of the legislature to send a character reference to the judge before the sentencing of Lovell.
Finally, there’s the political impact. Democrats were already going to have a tough time of unseating Walker in next year’s election so long as the unemployment rate sits at a 17-year-low. Now Wisconsin could be adding thousands of jobs to the state’s economy, even while the state’s taxes continue to go down.
Combined, the Republican Party, Governor Scott Walker’s campaign and the campaign of Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch have over $5 million on hand. The governor himself has raised $3.5 million since the beginning of the year.