So the results are in, and it looks like tonight was a great night for progressives here in the Milwaukee area.
Mandela Barnes beat incumbent Democrat Jason Fields for Assembly seat 11 Evan Goyke won in an 8 person field for open Assembly seat 18 Danny Riemer beat incumbent Democrat Peggy Krusick for Assembly [...]
Louis Weisberg from the Wisconsin Gazette has an excellent article about Millie Coby and Laura Manriquez, two “Democrats” who are vying to unseat progressive Democrats with the help of conservatives like Scott Suder and Scott Jensen. State Reps. JoCasta Zamarripa and Sandy Pasch, along with their supporters, charge that their Democratic primary opponents’ views are [...]
So it appears the American Federation for Children (AFC), the right-wing education “reform” outfit tied to disgraced and convicted former Republican Assembly Speaker Scott Jensen, is pouring an awful lot of money into helping elect African-American Democrats in Milwaukee.
According to the GAB-7S linked to above, the AFC has spent over $100,000 to assist [...]
Earlier today Harriet Callier, one of the four Democratic candidates vying to serve as the next Representative for the 10th Assembly District, issued a press release announcing her withdrawal from that race. In her press release, Callier encouraged her supporters to support Millie Coby and asserted State Rep. Sandy Pasch is a “hate-filled extremist,” citing [...]
One of the time-honored traditions of political campaigns is the dissemination of candidate questionnaires to candidates for office by the various interest groups representing various constituencies across the state. Among the organizations sending out questionnaires to candidates this year is Equality Wisconsin, an organization that has been working to win concrete legislative improvements in the [...]