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2018 Governor's Race
8 Candidates Appeared In Debate At UW-Milwaukee
July 12, 2018
The eight remaining Democratic gubernatorial candidates debated Thursday night at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the primary's first broadcast debate.
Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Face Off In First Broadcast Debate
Crowded Democratic Field Has Let Walker Run His 2018 Race On His Terms
June 01, 2018
As Gov. Scott Walker seeks his third term as governor, he's keeping his campaign upbeat and relaxed, while Democrats try to unseat him.
As Democrats Line Up Against Him, Walker Takes Upbeat Approach
Vinehout Has Drawn Ire From Some Democrats For Stance On Gun Control
June 14, 2018
State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout is a "policy wonk" and wants to bring her skills as a legislator and number cruncher to the governor's office.
Democratic Sen. Kathleen Vinehout Hopes To Take Policy Chops To Governor's Office
From '60s Radical To Longtime Mayor, Soglin Seeks Wisconsin Governor's Office
June 13, 2018
In a political career that's spanned five decades in Madison, Paul Soglin has gone from a staunch antiwar protestor and young, liberal city council member to a...
Paul Soglin Takes Madison Legacy Statewide After 50-Year Career In City Politics
Former Lawmaker Says She'll Turn Out Party's Progressive Base
June 12, 2018
Democrat Kelda Roys is bringing her family along on her bid to oust Gov. Scott Walker and be Wisconsin governor.
Kelda Roys Puts Family Front And Center In Democratic Bid For Governor
On June 1, Pade Became 10th Democratic Candidate For Governor In 2018 Primary
June 11, 2018
Josh Pade says his campaign plans include traveling the state on what he calls a "Wisconsin Idea" listening tour.
Josh Pade Faces Uphill Climb In Historically Large Democratic Field For Governor
Madison Firefighter Hopes To Harness Union Power To Oust Walker
June 08, 2018
Mahlon Mitchell's political career began during the 2011 Act 10 protests. Now, the firefighter hopes to use union power to oust Gov. Scott Walker.
Democrat Mahlon Mitchell's Political Career Forged In Fire Of Act 10 Protests
Activist's Independent Streak Has Inspired And Frustrated In Democratic Primary
June 07, 2018
Political activist Mike McCabe said he wants give voters a choice that isn't "the lesser of two evils" in this year's governor's race.
Democrat Mike McCabe Runs 'People Powered' Campaign In Bid For Governor's Office
After 4 Runs For Office, Flynn Says This Could Be His Year
June 05, 2018
Matt Flynn has been part of Democratic politics in Wisconsin for 40 years. But he's never won in his four runs for public office.
Longtime Democrat Matt Flynn Reintroducing Himself In 2018
Some Question Superintendent's Ability To Be Tough In Campaign Against Walker
June 04, 2018
Some criticize State schools superintendent Tony Evers for being a more laid back politician — but he says, "shouting does not translate into leadership."
Early Democratic Frontrunner Tony Evers Embraces Laid Back Identity In Governor's Race
4 Candidates Sidestep Two-Party System, 1 Republican Attempts To Challenge Walker
June 18, 2018
There are three third-party candidates and one independent candidate who will be on the ballot for governor in Wisconsin this November. In addition, a...
Long-Shot Candidates Line Up For 2018 Gubernatorial Election
Candidate's Career In 'Asset-Based Lending' Formed His Political Foundation
June 06, 2018
Andy Gronik dropped out of the race Thursday, June 21, 2018.
Democrat Andy Gronik Navigates Path From Business To Politics In Run For Governor