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Dallet ran early ads that accused President Trump of “attack[ing] our civil rights and our values,” while Screnock portrayed himself as a “rule of law” conservative endorsed by the National Rifle Association.

 

Rather "tone deaf" for a judge....


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    While this election was very important as a measure that sanity is returning to WI, there was another election on that same day and YES, another GOP State Senator lost.  

    

MADISON - Democrats snagged a GOP-leaning state Senate seat in western Wisconsin on Tuesday, buoying progressive hopes that they could ride a wave of victory this fall. 

Patty Schachtner, the chief medical examiner for St. Croix County, will take the seat that had been held for 17 years by former Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls). Harsdorf stepped down in November to take a job as GOP Gov. Scott Walker's agriculture secretary.

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Each campain such as this will reduce the Republican war chest.  They are spending Yuge amounts of money on races they should be winning in a walk. Economics are not on the Republican side. 

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@gruffstuffwrote:

Dallet’s win over Judge Michael Screnock shrunk the conservative majority on the court to one vote, after a campaign that had become the latest test of Trump-era liberal activism and political spending.

 

 

Both candidates and their supporters turned the race, which is technically nonpartisan, into a political referendum. Dallet ran early ads that accused President Trump of “attack[ing] our civil rights and our values,” while Screnock portrayed himself as a “rule of law” conservative endorsed by the National Rifle Association. By election day, more than $2.5 million had been spent on TV ads.

 

With 88 percent of the precincts reporting, Dallet had 56 percent of the vote and Screnock had 44 percent.

 

 


Fantastic news for whoever runs against Ryan who has the same "platform" as Screnock.

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    It is strange, but also the case in TX - justices are elected and in order to be on the ballot they must declare a political affiliation.     That in and of itself is destructive as judicial candidates are quite limited on what they can and cannot discuss - at least in TX.

 

     No longer is the judiciary is about laws, it has become political thanks to the lobbyists and alt-right "rights" groups.    Fortunately, one of the alt= "right's groups" just got it's derrierre handed to it by SCOTUS.   

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Democrat wins a bitter, costly race for Wisconsin Supreme Court

 

 

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Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Judge Rebecca Dallet greets supporters as they watch returns on election night at Good City Brewing in Milwaukee on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Dallet defeated conservative Sauk County Circuit Judge Michael Screnock. (Rick Wood/AP)
 April 4 at 12:03 AM 

Wisconsin Democrats declared victory on Tuesday night after Milwaukee Judge Rebecca Dallet won a bitter race for a seat on the state’s Supreme Court.

Dallet’s win over Judge Michael Screnock shrunk the conservative majority on the court to one vote, after a campaign that had become the latest test of Trump-era liberal activism and political spending.

 

 

Both candidates and their supporters turned the race, which is technically nonpartisan, into a political referendum. Dallet ran early ads that accused President Trump of “attack[ing] our civil rights and our values,” while Screnock portrayed himself as a “rule of law” conservative endorsed by the National Rifle Association. By election day, more than $2.5 million had been spent on TV ads.

 

With 88 percent of the precincts reporting, Dallet had 56 percent of the vote and Screnock had 44 percent.

 

 

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