Poll finds Scott Walker job approval still among 10 worst in country

The poll comes as Walker’s campaign has spent more than $2 million and Americans for Prosperity spent almost $1 million on ads across the state touting the governor’s record, according to research by liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, which tracks campaign ad spending. [Wisconsin State Journal]

Walker overshadows Dem guv field in ad spending

The liberal One Wisconsin Now, which tracks media buys, says Walker’s TV buys running May 1-Aug. 19 are up to $2.3 million between broadcast and cable. The group said Milwaukee was Walker’s biggest market at $817,000, followed by Green Bay at $626,000. [WisPolitics]

Democratic Party of Wisconsin files ethics complaint against Brad Schimel

“Brad Schimel’s campaign finances show how he regularly blurs the lines between his political operation and the Department of Justice,” said Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director for One Wisconsin Now, a liberal advocacy group based in Madison. “It’s not just unseemly, it raises a serious question about who Brad Schimel is working for: his campaign donors […] [Capital Times]

UNSPUN: July 16, 2018

We’re close to primary elections and it’s time to see where the candidates are in the campaign finance reports. Our political analysts, Bill McCoshen with Capitol Consultants and Scot Ross with One Wisconsin Now, join NBC15’s Leigh Mills to help Unspin the political headlines. [WMTV-TV]