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DPW Response on Special Election Victory
Press Release

DPW Response on Special Election Victory

"Tonight is a good night for Wisconsin Democrats."

U.S. Supreme Court Nears Decision on Wisconsin Redistricting Case

U.S. Supreme Court Nears Decision on Wisconsin Redistricting Case

Ruling could impact the nation’s elections and democracy for decades.

The State of Politics: Republicans Divided in Two Special Elections
The State of Politics

Republicans Divided in Two Special Elections

Dueling ads in 1st Senate District slam both GOP candidates.

DPW response to nasty, panicked GOP state convention
Press Release

DPW response to nasty, panicked GOP state convention

The state GOP ignores Wisconsin needs and faces a bleak outlook for their party and its divisive leaders

Plenty of Horne: Special Elections Attract Local Interest
Plenty of Horne

Special Elections Attract Local Interest

Milwaukee Democrats raising money for outstate special elections Walker resisted calling.

Op Ed: Tommy Predicts Walker Could Lose Big
Op Ed

Tommy Predicts Walker Could Lose Big

“President should not be a bully,” Thompson says, and that will hurt GOP.

The State of Politics: Why Walker Waved Red “Danger” Sign
The State of Politics

Why Walker Waved Red “Danger” Sign

He's experienced a wave election before, but that time it helped him.

Murphy’s Law: Scott Walker’s Big Lie
Murphy’s Law

Scott Walker’s Big Lie

Not doing special elections hasn’t saved money, it’s actually cost taxpayers. A lot.

Campaign Cash: Legislators’ Donations Up 40% in 2017
Campaign Cash

Legislators’ Donations Up 40% in 2017

Most of it to Republicans, who have 3.2 times more campaign cash than Democrats.

Murphy’s Law: Why Walker Opposes Special Elections
Murphy’s Law

Why Walker Opposes Special Elections

He's not serving the voters. He's serving his party.

The State of Politics: Supreme Court Primary Very Divisive
The State of Politics

Supreme Court Primary Very Divisive

Battle of Dallet, Burns and Screnock mirrors national, state political divides.

Campaign Cash: National Group Has Huge Clout in Wisconsin
Campaign Cash

National Group Has Huge Clout in Wisconsin

Virginia-based Republican State Leadership Committee spent $2.9 million to elect conservatives here.

Dana Wachs Says Gov. Walker Subverting Democracy by Refusing to Hold Timely Special Elections for Legislative Seats
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Dana Wachs Says Gov. Walker Subverting Democracy by Refusing to Hold Timely Special Elections for Legislative Seats

“Scott Walker is nervous. He watched Sen. Patty Schachtner win a seat Republicans thought belonged to them."

Data Wonk: Has Tide Turned Against Republicans?
Data Wonk

Has Tide Turned Against Republicans?

Last week’s elections show GOP could be vulnerable to right kind of campaign.

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign: Senate “Hatchet Job” Removes Haas, Bell
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign

Senate “Hatchet Job” Removes Haas, Bell

What did they do wrong? “I have no idea,” Fitzgerald admits, but demands firings.

The State of Politics: Can Democrats Win State Senate?
The State of Politics

Can Democrats Win State Senate?

Schachtner win gives hope. But everything would have to go right.

Fresh Off Stunning Electoral Defeat, Gov. Scott Walker to Call Special Session on Dog Whistle Attacks on Poor and People of Color
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Fresh Off Stunning Electoral Defeat, Gov. Scott Walker to Call Special Session on Dog Whistle Attacks on Poor and People of Color

Divisive, Racist Attacks Are Morally Inexcusable and Politically Tone Deaf

Jennifer Shilling Statement on SD10 Election Results
Press Release

Jennifer Shilling Statement on SD10 Election Results

"The results from today show that Wisconsin is ready for a change in Madison."

Democrats Triumph in Special Elections
Press Release

Democrats Triumph in Special Elections

The gains our great candidates made in traditionally Republican territory are further proof of the growing Democratic wave building here in Wisconsin and across the country.

Campaign Cash: GOP Has Cash Edge in 10th Senate Race
Campaign Cash

GOP Has Cash Edge in 10th Senate Race

Republican Jarchow raised more, has more dark money than Democrat Schachtner.

Mandela Barnes to Make Campaign Stops in Northwestern Wisconsin
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Mandela Barnes to Make Campaign Stops in Northwestern Wisconsin

“Special election, special opportunity”

Campaign Cash: Special Interests Target 10th Senate District
Campaign Cash

Special Interests Target 10th Senate District

One Democratic and two Republican groups will run phony issue ads.

Conservationists Endorse Patty Schachtner for SD10
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Conservationists Endorse Patty Schachtner for SD10

Patty Schachtner is a conservationist through and through.

Campaign Cash: Big Loans Finance Some Legislative Races
Campaign Cash

Big Loans Finance Some Legislative Races

Four Republicans in special elections have loaned their campaign most of its money.