Leiber campaign: Statement from Wisconsin State Treasurer-elect John Leiber

Thank you to the voters of Wisconsin for the opportunity to serve you. My message of small government and responsible budget management resonated across the state, and these will remain my priorities when I take office. In particular, I look forward to safeguarding the $1.4 billion fund managed by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands as a conservative voice. It was an honor to campaign with such a hardworking, dedicated Republican group of statewide candidates. I saw firsthand their commitment to understanding what matters to taxpayers and offering strong solutions to problems. I admire their desire to serve the

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Johnson wins reelection, Van Orden beats Pfaff in 3rd CD

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, formally declared victory over Dem rival Mandela Barnes this morning as several national media outlets called the race for the incumbent. Meanwhile, The Associated Press and other outlets have called the 3rd CD for Republican Derrick Van Orden.

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WARF touting tech for analyzing soft materials

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation is seeking partners to help commercialize a new method for analyzing the properties of soft materials.  According to an info sheet from WARF, which handles patenting and licensing for UW-Madison technologies, researchers at the university have developed a specialized portable device called a vibrometer that can assess the strength and durability of these materials.  The device measures “acoustic emissions,” which occur in solid materials when they experience changes to internal structure such as a crack or other deformation. It measures variables such as amplitude, frequency and duration of these signals from “incredibly small fractures” at

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NextGen PAC: Young voters block Republican sweep nationwide

s midterm election results continue to be called, early indicators show that young voters turned out to defeat extremist Republicans, ultimately blocking what would have been a ‘Red Wave’ for the House and Senate. In close races decided by a few percentage points, young voters’ double-digit vote margin for Democrats secured victories for progressives across the country in key battleground states like Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan. This data underscores the importance of youth vote mobilization and investment in this key voting bloc. According to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), young people preferred Democrats to Republicans

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Van Orden campaign: Statement on Wisconsin’s 3rd District’s election

 Compounding the calls from NBC News and RealClearPolitics last night. CNN and Decision Desk HQ have projected Derrick Van Orden the winner of Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District. There are a small percentage of precincts outstanding that do not present enough votes for Brad Pfaff to overcome Van Orden’s lead. Derrick Van Orden released the following statement regarding his victory: “With a dwindling number of precincts left to report in the district, all of which have historically voted Republican, and with several major outlets calling our victory, it is time to get on with the people’s work.  Brad Pfaff is doing

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Johnson campaign: Statement on the election

“The corporate media is refusing to call a race that is over. “The votes are in. In all Democrat strongholds, municipalities are reporting 100% of wards are in and counted. There are some counties that have anywhere from 3-10% of the votes outstanding. These localities represent areas where we are winning by over 60%. “There is no path mathematically for Lt. Gov. Barnes to overcome his 27,374 vote deficit. This race is over.  “Truth has prevailed over lies and the politics of personal destruction. I want to thank my family and everyone who supported me and worked so hard to

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River Alliance: “Clean Water Now” referendum questions win bipartisan support in five more counties

On November 8, a majority of voters in five counties voted YES on an advisory referendum question on the right to clean water.  The question read: “Should the State of Wisconsin establish a right to clean water to protect human health, the environment, and the diverse cultural and natural heritage of Wisconsin?” Among the votes counted, voters in Adams (79.7%), Bayfield (80%), Green (84%), Juneau (79.6%), and Outagamie (79.5%) counties supported the non-binding question. “When you ask Wisconsin voters, they agree that clean water is our state’s greatest asset,” said River Alliance of Wisconsin Water Advocates Organizer Johnson Bridgwater. “We

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Rep. Hebl: Congratulates Representative-Elect Melissa Ratcliff on her victory in the 46th Assembly District

On Tuesday, November 8th, Dane County Supervisor and Cottage Grove Village Trustee Melissa Ratcliff won the election for the 46th Assembly District. The District, now composed of Sun Prairie, Cottage Grove, and their surrounding areas, was represented by Rep. Gary Hebl for 18 years. Rep. Hebl released the following statement: I would like to congratulate Representative-Elect Melissa Ratcliff on her victory last night. She is a relentless campaigner and I know she will be a tireless advocate for the people of the 46th Assembly District. I have represented Sun Prairie, and Cottage Grove for almost twenty years. Sun Prairie has been my

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NRSC Chairman Rick Scott: Statement on Ron Johnson’s Re-election Victory

 NRSC Chairman Rick Scott released the following statement on Ron Johnson’s re-election victory in Wisconsin. “Congratulations to Senator Ron Johnson for winning his re-election in Wisconsin tonight. Ron is a tireless advocate for small businesses and the hardworking people of Wisconsin. He brings commonsense solutions to the Senate and always fights to protect and defend the security of our homeland and our priorities abroad, and deeply cares about the betterment of his state. I look forward to continuing to serve alongside Senator Ron Johnson in the U.S. Senate.”

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Wisconsin AFL-CIO: Working people power Evers, Kaul to victory in Wisconsin

“Congratulations to Governor Tony Evers, Lieutenant Governor Sara Rodriguez, Attorney General Josh Kaul and all the union-approved candidates that won election last night in Wisconsin. Since day one of his administration, Governor Evers has stood with and fought for the working people of Wisconsin. He invested in infrastructure, cracked down on worker misclassification and payroll fraud, protected safe licensing standards and focused on getting families clean drinking water. Governor Evers’ strong record of delivering for the people of Wisconsin won him a second term alongside his new Lieutenant Governor Sara Rodriguez, a former public health nurse who deeply understands the

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Rep. Hebl: Congratulates Representative-Elect Jenna Jacobson on her victory in the 43rd Assembly District

On Tuesday, November 8th, Oregon Village Trustee Jenna Jacobson won the election for the 43rd Assembly District- composed of Oregon, Stoughton, Edgerton, and their neighboring communities. Due to redistricting, Stoughton was moved to the 43rd District after being a part of the 46th Assembly District, and has been represented by Rep. Gary Hebl for the last 18 years. Rep. Hebl released the following statement: I want to extend my congratulations to Representative-Elect Jenna Jacobson on her victory last night. She has been a tireless advocate for her constituents as a member of the Oregon Village Board, and I know she

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Our Wisconsin Revolution: National health insurance referendum passes in Dunn county thanks to OWR

Today we received the results of the Dunn County referendum question that asked voters “Shall Congress and the President of the United States enact into law the creation of a publicly financed, non-profit, national health insurance program that would fully cover medical care costs for all Americans?” With 51.4% approval, the referendum passed! The passing of this referendum in a rural, conservative leaning Wisconsin county proves that voters are tired of a broken, predatory health insurance system that reaps huge profits when we age and get sick; something every American does. Notably, democrats Governor Tony Evers and Senate candidate Mandela

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Menominee Chairman Ron Corn: Congratulating Gov. Evers on re-election

“On behalf of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, I extend our sincere congratulations to Gov. Tony Evers on winning reelection to serve another four years as the state’s chief executive. We offer our best wishes for his success as he continues his service to Wisconsin. The Menominee have been proud to host the governor for several visits to our reservation over the past number of years, and we consider him a friend and someone who understands our culture, our history, and our needs. The next four years will be important both for Wisconsin and the Menominee Nation, and we

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American Majority: 152 American Majority trained new leaders win in 2022

Following Wisconsin’s Fall Election, 152 American Majority Trained New Leaders were elected this year, including 28 Fall winners. Congratulations to all of the winners on well run campaigns. American Majority Trained New Leaders had an excellent win ratio this year as 226 ran for office and 152 of them won their elections – 67% win rate.   The Fall Election highlights were in the State Senate with 4 newly elected State Senators: Cory Tomczyk, Rachael Cabral-Guevara, Jesse James, and Rob Hutton.  American Majority works to build a farm team of New Leaders at all levels of government. Our trained New Leaders

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Johnson wins reelection, Van Orden beats Pfaff in 3rd CD

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, formally declared victory over Dem rival Mandela Barnes this morning as several national media outlets called the race for the incumbent. Meanwhile, The Associated Press and other outlets have called the 3rd CD for Republican Derrick Van Orden.

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WARF touting tech for analyzing soft materials

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation is seeking partners to help commercialize a new method for analyzing the properties of soft materials.  According to an info sheet from WARF, which handles patenting and licensing for UW-Madison technologies, researchers at the university have developed a specialized portable device called a vibrometer that

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NextGen PAC: Young voters block Republican sweep nationwide

s midterm election results continue to be called, early indicators show that young voters turned out to defeat extremist Republicans, ultimately blocking what would have been a ‘Red Wave’ for the House and Senate. In close races decided by a few percentage points, young voters’ double-digit vote margin for Democrats

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Johnson campaign: Statement on the election

“The corporate media is refusing to call a race that is over. “The votes are in. In all Democrat strongholds, municipalities are reporting 100% of wards are in and counted. There are some counties that have anywhere from 3-10% of the votes outstanding. These localities represent areas where we are

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NRSC Chairman Rick Scott: Statement on Ron Johnson’s Re-election Victory

 NRSC Chairman Rick Scott released the following statement on Ron Johnson’s re-election victory in Wisconsin. “Congratulations to Senator Ron Johnson for winning his re-election in Wisconsin tonight. Ron is a tireless advocate for small businesses and the hardworking people of Wisconsin. He brings commonsense solutions to the Senate and always

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Wisconsin AFL-CIO: Working people power Evers, Kaul to victory in Wisconsin

“Congratulations to Governor Tony Evers, Lieutenant Governor Sara Rodriguez, Attorney General Josh Kaul and all the union-approved candidates that won election last night in Wisconsin. Since day one of his administration, Governor Evers has stood with and fought for the working people of Wisconsin. He invested in infrastructure, cracked down

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