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Under #WiLameDuck bills, WisGOP Legislature gives itself the majority of WEDC Board appointees, who oversee #Foxconn. They now appoint WEDC Board CEO instead of Governor.
As if we didn't know WEDC was a #wiright slush fund before. SHUT IT DOWN @Tony4WI
#Foxconn #wiunion #wigov
2/ #WiLameDuck bills also try to prevent AG-elect @JoshKaulWI from pulling out of lawsuit to end #ACA. It would make the WisGOP-dominated Joint Finance Committee approve of such a pull out. Seems unconstitutional.
#wiunion #wigov #wiright #wipolitics
@JoshKaulWI 3/ Heres the LFB summary of all of the #WiLameDuck garbage. In addition to micro-managing Evers and Kaul, it also has a more tax cuts for the rich thrown in.
thewheelerreport.com/wheeler_docs/f…
#wiunion #wigov #wiright #wipolitics #ALEC
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Ok guys, tonight we'll be doing a thread on last week's Wisconsin Supreme Court race. Democratic-aligned Rebecca Dallet beat GOP-supported Michael Screnock by almost 12%.
#SCOWIS #wopolitics #ElectionTwitter
Compared to Clinton, who narrowly lost, Dallet had a lot of upside. She performed better in 69 of 72 counties. Further, looking at partisan loyalty, nearly 2/3 of her municipalities (496 of 757) voted for Trump. She flipped 24 counties. Only 2 HRC towns went to Screnock.
In the 2016 #WISen race, Sen. Ron Johnson (R) won a rematch w/ex-Sen. Russ Feingold (D). Feingold ran under HRC overall, but better in rural areas. As a result, there were fewer Johnson municipalities for Dallet to flip. She still flipped 432, as well as 18 counties.
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About to listen to @PollsAndVotes drop some numerical knowledge on Wisconsin’s 2018 elections. #wipolitics
On the left: @judgedallet #scowis victory earlier this month. On the right: @ScottWalker re-elect victory in 2014. Via @PollsAndVotes
.@PollsAndVotes says he talks a lot about party polarization, but points to this chart of WI Supreme Court race outcomes and sees “very substantial variation in outcome” in part based on incumbency
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Hello @BloggingBlue – I just want to be clear – you are attacking me for attacking the right-wing candidate? 1/?
doesn’t regret his anti-women’s choice protests. As a lawyer, he worked to create the #Gerrymandered legislative maps and he defended Act10 in front of #SCOWIS. 2/?
Look -- @JudgeScrenock knows that he doesn’t have to work to reach out to voters, because his friends in the special interest club will come to his rescue in 2018. He literally says nothing. 3/?
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