Mid-year campaign finance reports released Monday show the Democratic gubernatorial field splitting into two tiers — those amassing possibly enough cash to advertise in the final weeks of the campaign and those with far less. > Wisconsin State Journal
The anticipated ad war among Democratic candidates for governor is finally underway, with two candidates this week unveiling their first spots. Matt Flynn and Kelda Roys are among the four candidates with the most money available to spend on ads, but they also fared poorly in the Marquette poll released Wednesday. > CBS 58 Milwaukee
With the Aug. 14 primary less than a month away, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers remained atop the Democratic primary field for governor in the latest Marquette University Law School poll. The Republican primary for U.S. Senate was much tighter as state Sen. Leah Vukmir nudged ahead for the first time. > Wisconsin Public Radio
Thirty-eight percent of Democratic voters still haven’t decided who to support in the Aug. 14 primary election, according to the latest Marquette Law School poll, conducted July 11-15. > Cap Times
With less than a month until voters head to the polls for the Aug. 14 primary election, Wisconsin’s gubernatorial candidates filed reports Monday detailing their fundraising efforts for the first half of 2018. The Cap Times lays out where each candidates stands in the final weeks of the primary campaign.
Several candidates in last week’s democratic gubernatorial primary debate came away feeling like they won. Meanwhile, Gov. Scott Walker said his opponents stances were predictable, so he didn’t watch. > CBS 58 Milwaukee
The Democratic candidates for governor took turns criticizing Wisconsin’s Foxconn deal in their first televised debate on Thursday night, but differences emerged as state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers pledged to improve the deal rather than kill it. > Wisconsin Public Radio