Wisconsin Democratic Party leader looks beyond midterms, Economic efforts in Florence County

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A man puts a ballot into a counting machine as other voters line up behind him.
Julian Lutz submits his ballot Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at the New Glarus Village Hall in New Glarus, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

The head of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin talks midterm results. Later, the new director of economic development for Florence County gives insight into the economic forces impacting the county in northern Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Election review with Wisconsin Democrats' leader

    Republicans and Democrats split victories in statewide races this election cycle. Nationally, a GOP “red wave” failed to materialize as Democrats held control of the U.S. Senate. Ben Wikler, leader of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, discusses state results and what’s next.

  • Economic development planning in rural Florence County

    Florence County in northern Wisconsin is home to more than 200 businesses. The county’s new director of economic development offers a local perspective on living in rural Wisconsin. We talk grocery stores, housing, downtown revitalization and more.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Ben Wikler Guest
  • Eric Printz Guest

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