Randy Bryce inspired people across the country with his spirited blue collar campaign for Paul Ryan’s seat. Although the effort fell short, the Democrat and 54-year-old Racine County ironworker reassured supporters who packed his election night party that he — and they — weren’t going to go away. > Isthmus
Republican attorney Bryan Steil has won outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Wisconsin congressional seat, defeating democratic candidate Randy Bryce. Steil is a corporate attorney in Milton and also serves on the UW Board of Regents. > NBC 15 Madison
Running to replace Paul Ryan, Republican Bryan Steil writes in the Cap Times: “Wisconsin families need access to affordable, effective education that prepares students for the jobs of the future. In Congress, I’ll bring Wisconsin-style solutions to make education accessible for workers so they can earn the degrees and learn the skills they need to be successful.”
Though the three candidates for Paul Ryan’s seat — Democrat Randy Bryce, Republican Bryan Steil and independent Dr. Ken Yorgan — shared the stage at a forum at Carthage College Tuesday evening, they could not have been further apart when it came to wages, medical marijuana, immigration, sexual harassment, and criminal justice. > Kenosha News
The races for governor and U.S. Senate have generated the most attention in Wisconsin, but they aren’t the only ones of interest on the Nov. 6 ballot. Here are capsules from AP News on all the major races across the state.
The Randy Bryce campaign Monday rolled out some heavy-hitting fire and brimstone as it worked to motivate its base in its Nov. 6 quest to change the 1st Congressional District’s representation from Republican to Democrat for the first time in a quarter century. > Racine Journal Times
Republican Bryan Steil and Democrat Randy Bryce, candidates for Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District, spent Friday evening facing off in a sometimes feisty debate in Oak Creek accompanied by vocal supporters on both sides. Steil and Bryce are competing to fill the seat being vacated by U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan. > Wisconsin Public Radio