The Madison Club,
5 E. Wilson St.,

Top Wisconsin campaign operatives talk about the lessons from campaign 2016 and what that means for the 2018 governor and Senate races and beyond.

Participants include:
— Stephan Thompson, who helped manage a pro-Scott Walker presidential super PAC. Thompson was Walker’s 2014 re-election campaign manager and is a former Wisconsin Republican Party executive director.

— Anson Kaye, a partner at Hillary Clinton’s lead advertising firm. Kaye, a former adviser to Gov. Jim Doyle, has worked on successful campaigns for President Obama and Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada.

— Betsy Ankney, campaign manager for U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson. Ankney has worked on campaigns in Louisiana, New Jersey, and Massachusetts and was deputy political director for operations at the Republican National Committee during the 2012 cycle.

— Tom Russell, manager of Russ Feingold’s U.S. Senate campaign. A political consultant since 1995, Russell also was an adviser to Michigan Sen. Stabenow, ran Maryland Gov. O’Malley’s re-election race, and was part of the “For Maryland Jobs and Schools coalition” that passed a big ballot initiative in 2012.

Registration is available through Eventbrite:

Madison Club members: Please register at Eventbrite or through the front desk:

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and discussion from Noon-1 p.m.

This event is sponsored by: Husch Blackwell, University Research Park, Wisconsin Medical Society, Walmart, Xcel Energy, AARP Wisconsin and American Family Insurance.

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