The Blueprint: Governor, AG, Treasurer All Go Blue


ALSO:
First Glance on Why Top of the Ticket Went D in 2018 • Assembly GOP Comes Back with 63/64 Members • State Senate GOP Gains One Seat to Go to 19 • What Does this Mean for WBA’s Advocacy Efforts in 2019-2020? • NAHB’s Take on National Election Results • From NAHB: 250k Jobs Added in October


Governor, Attorney General, Treasurer All Go Blue

 Republican Attorney General Association Has Schimel Up 3

For the first time since the mid-1980s, all five of the constitutional officers in Wisconsin will be held by democrats.  Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, State Treasurer, and Secretary of State are now in the hands of democrats for at least the next four years…


First Glance on Why Top of the Ticket Went D in 2018

Two factors appear to have made the difference for Tony Evers and Josh Kahl on Election Day 2018.  Higher voter turnout and margins in Dane and Milwaukee Counties and a lesser margin of victory for Walker and Schimel in the “WOW Counties” (Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington) tilted our politically-even state in the direction of the democrats…

Assembly GOP Comes Back with 63/64 Members

Going into Election Day, the conventional wisdom was that the assembly GOP would continue to hold the majority in the state’s lower house, but they would likely lose in the ballpark of 5 seats…

State Senate GOP Gains One Seat to Go to 19

State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald was able to expand his majority by holding all his current seats and defeating State Senator Caleb Frostman in the 1st Senate District…


What Does this Mean for WBA’s Advocacy Efforts in 2019-2020?

The biggest question being asked since the results of the governor’s race were determined on Wednesday is what do the election results mean for the items contained in the 2019-2020 WBA Advocacy Agenda that was approved by the WBA Board of Directors in October?


NAHB’s Take on National Election Results

Curious as to how the national election results will affect what the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will be working on next session?


250k Jobs Added in October

In the tenth month of 2018, total employment increased by 250,000 and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7%, suggesting a very strong job market…

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