Dems hopeful after recent shift to blue for some Milwaukee suburbs 


By Adam Kelnhofer for
The Democratic formula for winning statewide has often come down to running up the vote in Dane and Milwaukee counties, winning western Wisconsin and cutting into the GOP margins in the Fox Valley and northern Wisconsin.
But Milwaukee County and its 19 municipalities comprise a more nuanced Dem area than vivid blue Dane County. Republican Scott Walker was elected county executive there and served nine years before winning the governor’s office in 2010. And “Reagan Democrats” were a thing on Milwaukee County’s south side long before disaffected union member...

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