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Dem Convention

WisPolitics.com: Dem conventioneers prefer Roys for governor

June 2, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross, 608-669-8418 Activists back Barnes for lt. guv, La Follette for secretary of state, Godlewski for treasurer OSHKOSH...

That’s all, folks

The 2018 Dem convention has been gaveled out. Dems will gather next year in Milwaukee. We'll have our straw poll results up shortly. This post is part...

Barnes, Kober knock Foxconn, praise ‘Wisconsin Idea’

Lt. guv candidates Mandela Barnes and Kurt Kober both praised the “Wisconsin Idea” and slammed the $4.5 billion public incentive package to bring Foxconn...

State treasurer candidates pledge to make better use of office’s current responsibilities

The three Dems running for state treasurer pledged to take advantage of the current responsibilities the post has to aid all individuals across the...

Underdog congressional candidates make their pitch

The Dems who run in the 5th, 7th and 8th CDs will likely face uphill battles in their races against GOP incumbents this fall. And Tom...

1st CD Dems slam Steil in speeches

The two Dems running for the 1st CD slammed Republican Bryan Steil in their speeches at the state Dem convention this morning, as they...

La Follette, Martin push for restoring responsibilities to secretary of state’s office

Secretary of State Doug La Follette and primary challenger Marvina Martin bemoaned GOP-authored changes that have stripped the office of many responsibilities. But they offered...

George promises more aggressive campaign as he challenges Moore once again

Former state Sen. Gary George, who badly lost primary challenges of Gwen Moore in 2014 and 2016, is promising a more aggressive bid as...

Dem keynote speaker argues party has clear message

Keynote Democratic Convention speaker Peter Buttigieg pushed back against those who suggest his party doesn’t have a message. “We have a message, we’re the...

Kaul knocks Schimel for spending money on swag

Dem AG hopeful Josh Kaul knocked GOP incumbent Brad Schimel for not doing enough to address a backlog of testing rape kits while spending...

Wachs calls for a Wisconsin that cares

Dem guv candidate Dana Wachs illustrated a stark comparison between Gov. Scott Walker’s Wisconsin and the state under his leadership. “I know that Wisconsin...

Flynn promises to legalize marijuana, raise minimum wage, get rid of Act 10

Guv hopeful Matt Flynn promised Dem activists he would legalize marijuana, raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and “get rid of Act...

McCabe touts progressive vision for state

Guv candidate Mike McCabe dared Dems to dream of a new type of politics that works for Wisconsinites instead of a wealthy few. He...

Soglin knocks Mitchell in speech to Dem activists

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin took a dig at Dem guv rival Mahlon Mitchell in his speech to activists as he pitched himself as the...

Vinehout vows to put people above corporate interests

Dem gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Vinehout vowed to put people first over corporate interests, illustrating the state’s $3 billion Foxconn deal as being equal to...
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