Wisconsin leads the nation in farm bankruptcies. Number of family farms filing for bankruptcy in 2019 jumped nearly 20% from the previous year.Manufacturers in Wisconsin have also shed ~12k jobs since Trump took office. https://t.co/YpniWwN1E3 — Catherine Rampell (@crampell) September 8, 2020
Same poll shows Biden leading Trump by 10 points among independents. You can't find a modern election result where someone won independents in WI by 10 points, but then only one overall by four. It's silly. https://t.co/ev7PQrwQ3F — Jud Lounsbury (@JudLounsbury) September 9, 2020
Police in Wisconsin have a long history of shooting and murdering people, including people fleeing. What happened today in Kenosha is NOT an isolated incident. There is a long history of police violence against people of color in Wisconsin. https://t.co/Nq3VtoBxzd — Udi Ofer (@UdiACLU) August 24, 2020
Wis Jobs report:Good news – 30,500 more jobs, unemployment down to 7.0%.Meh news – Jobs growth slowed in July, and we're still down 270,000 jobs vs Feb.Bad news – Unemployment down mostly because 40K left the work force. https://t.co/vvsBUEkms4 #wiunion #wipolitics #wiright — JakeEdwards (@JakeMadtown) August 21, 2020
To assess the safety of hospital parking garages in the Milwaukee area, the Journal Sentinel hired a Florida-based security and crime prevention expert to examine eight structures. His spot check — over two days in May 2019 — found basic safety and security shortcomings at every one of them.
Wisconsin recorded 66,830 cumulative confirmed cases of the virus Tuesday. Of those, 57,382 recovered, 5,380 were hospitalized and 1,052 died. https://t.co/gRcJq0ufin — Wisconsin State Journal (@WiStateJournal) August 19, 2020
In a top swing state, actors seek to misinform voters to gain advantage and sow chaos; the pandemic has fueled even more ‘information disorder’
There’s a saying in Shawano County, usually attributed to the county’s former district attorney, that if you come on vacation, you’ll leave on probation. Decades of law and order prosecutors and a historically punitive culture have created a court system that mistreats outsiders, locals, Native Americans from the neighboring Menominee Reservation, defendants and victims. At…
In the 2016 election, the WI electorate, according to the exit poll, was a conservative /moderate/liberal split of 34/40/25. The latest Marquette poll is 40/32/26. When you poll more conservatives than you should, it wrongly shows that Trump is within five points. He's not. — Jud Lounsbury (@JudLounsbury) August 15, 2020 …
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Scott Fitzgerald, Kelda Roys and Melissa Sargent among victors in their respective party primaries.
New Marquette Law School Poll of likely voters in Wisconsin finds Joe Biden supported by 49%, Donald Trump by 44%. #mulawpoll — MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) August 11, 2020