Dems Straw Poll shows Vineout favored for Governor

WISCREPORT.COM (06/03/2017) – Wisconsin State Senator Kathleen Vineout of Alma, WI, won a straw poll at the Democratic State Convention in Middleton over the weekend. 38 percent of those who participated think she would be a good 2018 candidate for Governor of the State of Wisconsin. While about 1,298 delegates, alternates and registered guests attended the convention, only 489 ballots were cast. Others receiving straw poll votes: Dana Wachs, 12.5%; Mike McCabe, 8.6%; Jon Erpenbach, 7.4%; Andy Gronik, 7%; Mahlon Mitchell, 5.9%; Matt Flynn, 3.7%; Gordon Hintz, 3.3%; Susan Happ,3.3%; Paul Soglin, 1.2%; Bob Harlow, 0.8%; and Daniel Speckhard, 0.4%. […]

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Mixed Reactions To Wisconsin State Of State Address

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/12/2016) – There are mixed reactions to the State of the State address given by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker this week. Republicans are saying the speech showed that common-sense conservative reforms are working and winning for Wisconsin. Democrats, however, point out, Wisconsin families are working harder than ever, but still being left behind by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-led legislature. Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Brad Courtney says, “We stand by Governor Walker as he continues to defend hardworking taxpayers by fighting for policies that increase economic prosperity and put more money back in their pockets. The Wisconsin […]

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Wisconsin Gov. Walker Plans Afternoon State Of State

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/04/2017) – Governor Scott Walker today formally requested a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature on Tuesday, January 10 at 3 p.m. for the purpose of delivering the 2017 State of the State Address. The change in time from 7 p.m. to 3 p.m. is out of respect for President Barack Obama’s farewell address to the nation, which will take place on the evening of January 10. – WISCREPORT NEWSBRIEF

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Could Electoral College Change U.S. President-Elect?

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (11/16/2016) – The results of the 2016 Presidential Election in the United States of America and caused some world turmoil of sorts for many reasons following election day, November 8, 2016. This is an election cycle that finds the President-Elect Donald Trump with, at this writing, 290 Electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s, currently, 232. The unsettling news to some people, is that Hillary Clinton’s popular vote lead over Trump is growing as ballot counting continues. However, the Electoral Count remains steady, to this writing.

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Democrats: Under Republicans Wisconsin Is Falling Behind

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/20/2016) – The Democrats have officially responded to the picture of Wisconsin painted from the point of view of Republican Governor Scott Walker in his State of The State Address. The official response came from Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha). Barca’s prepared response is shown below. The prepared State of State Address Address by Governor Walker that Barca responded to is in a Separate Story. The Democrats Response to Wisconsin Gov. Walker’s, January 19, 2016, State of the State Address came from Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha). A transcript of the Barca response on behalf of Democrats […]

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