Wisconsin voters took a sharp turn to the left in Tuesday's election, electing the first non-incumbent liberal to the state Supreme Court in a generation. [Lakeland Times]
Democrats, progressives and the largest voting block in the country are energized and realize the power they have to make change with their votes. [Wisconsin State Journal]
WMC set a new low, violating the privacy of children who were the victims of sexual abuse ... The voters have spoken, overwhelmingly rejecting these tactics. [The Progressive]
"Scott Walker, you hear that WAKE UP CALL?" Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now said in a statement. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
"Democrats have traditionally lost competitive races in the spring ... But there's been a year and a half of activism, getting people organized." [Washington Post]
Voters Reject Despicable Campaign Tactics of the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. Will Business Members of Group do the Same?
Voters rejected the efforts of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce that spent at least $1.6 million to try to elect their favored candidate.
With the victory of Rebecca Dallet over Michael Screnock, progressives have won an open seat on the Wisconsin State Supreme Court for the first time since 1995.
Progressive group One Wisconsin Now issued a one-line statement: "Scott Walker, you hear that WAKE UP CALL?" [Associated Press]
It’s Election Day and we look to the tea leaves and Scot Ross to give us an idea of what to expect. [WRRD-AM]
This shows that in their desperation to try and win an election WMC knows it did something hideous and now they are trying to hide.
Meanwhile, liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, which has worked to discredit Screnock, sent a letter to WMC’s Board of Directors. [Wisconsin State Journal]
The criticism of the ad comes from several victims advocates as well as the liberal-leaning, One Wisconsin Now group. [WITI-TV]
One Wisconsin Now has sent the following letter to the board of directors of the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce demanding it pull down the television ad.
Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now argued that Americans for Prosperity-WI is essentially "the field operation for turning out Republican voters in elections." [PolitiFact]
A Milwaukee family says it's outraged after seeing a political advertisement on TV that they say identifies child victims of sexual assault. [WTMJ-TV]
The Supreme Court race is “a statewide election and it’s the kind that conservatives have been winning since 1995,” said Scot Ross. [Buzzfeed]
Reports filed with the state show of the roughly $900,000 Screnock has raised for the race, 38 percent, or $345,000, came from the state Republican Party. [Associated Press]
Michael Screnock Gets 38% of His Money From Republican Party; Dallet Gets 0% of Her Money From Democratic Party
Michael Screnock has taken 38 percent of his campaign money from the Republican Party for his race for a seat on the non-partisan Wisconsin Supreme Court.
The mailing, revealed by the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, urged NRA members to vote for the "pro-Second Amendment" Screnock. [PolitiFact]
Despite a massive spending advantage and no other conservative opposition, the hand-picked candidate of Gov. Scott Walker failed to snag a majority of the vote.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Primary Election Results Another Loss for Wisconsin’s Right-Wing Political Machine
Wisconsin’s right-wing political machine went all in to buy a court seat for Michael Screnock but the voters of Wisconsin said, ‘not so fast.’
Michael Screnock was on the payroll of the legal team defending Governor Walker’s divisive policies in court and working to rig state... district lines. [Capital Times]