Democratic Party of Wisconsin
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Presidential Primary Election Results

"We must elect a Democrat as the 45th President of the United States."

By - Apr 5th, 2016 10:09 pm

MADISON – The following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair, Martha Laning, on tonight’s Presidential primary election results:

“I want to offer my congratulations to Senator Bernie Sanders for his victory in tonight’s primary contest, and to both of our Democratic candidates for continuing to run campaigns that focus on the issues that matter most to voters in the Badger state and the American people.

“Throughout this primary contest, Democrats have elevated the political discourse by laying out a vision to raise wages, expand access to healthcare, improve public education, and level the playing field for hardworking American families. Democratic candidates continue to prioritize our Wisconsin values.

“Republicans have imposed unnecessary photo ID laws, curtailed early voting hours, and failed to extend those early voting times in the face of state servers going down for hours last Friday. In spite of these hurdles, Democratic voters made sure they were prepared and came out to vote for a candidate to continue the successes of President Barack Obama.

“That’s why we saw our two candidates turn out hundreds of thousands of voters tonight – Democrats are excited about their options in this election. Meanwhile, Republican turnout tonight was driven by their leadership calling for all hands on deck to block their current frontrunner with zero attention paid to the real concerns of the voters.

“The contrast couldn’t be clearer. We must elect a Democrat as the 45th President of the United States.”

Mentioned in This Press Release

Recent Press Releases by Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Kevin Nicholson Silent as Republicans Raided Funding for King

Did Kevin Nicholson support Rep. Dale Kooyenga and D.C. Leah's votes to raid millions from the funds available to take care of Wisconsin's elderly veterans?

Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Statement on Senate Health Care Developments

"In 2018, the voters will choose progressives who stood up to protect their health care."

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *