Supreme Court Justice Bradley Declares Candidacy, Decries ‘Special Interest’ Money

Incumbent Will Face Rock County Circuit Judge In April Election


State Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley. Photo courtesy of the state of Wisconsin.

Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley announced her re-election bid on Tuesday morning.

Bradley was introduced by Marathon County Sheriff Scott Parks, a Republican, in the downtown Wausau courthouse where she once served as circuit judge. She said Wisconsin and its Supreme Court are at a crossroads.

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“Are we going to have a court in this state with balance, where there is room for diversity of opinion? Or are we going to have a court that only speaks with one voice?” she asked.

In an interview, Bradley decried out-of-state groups that she said would try to sway the election.

“People don’t want out-of-state special interest money. The people of Wisconsin deserve better, and I’m going to place my trust in the voters of this state,” said Bradley.

Bradley faces a challenge from Rock County Circuit Judge James Daley.