When Democrat Sarah Godlewski is inaugurated as the state’s new treasurer in 2019, she’ll be taking up the mantle of an executive office that was nearly eliminated. But the treasurer-elect said Wisconsin needs the office to serve as a fiscal watchdog, and that she’s unearthed more than a dozen other duties that haven’t been fulfilled in recent years. > Wisconsin Public Radio
Democrat Sarah Godlewski has defeated Republican Travis Hartwig to become Wisconsin’s next state treasurer. > Channel 3000
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.
At a standing-room-only event held at the Democratic of Party of Racine County’s downtown headquarters, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin was joined by 1st Congressional District candidate Randy Bryce, gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, lieutentant governor candidate Mandela Barnes, attorney general candidate Josh Kaul and state treasurer candidate Sarah Godlewski. > Kenosha News
It was one for the history books, with many surprising results and newcomers. Urban Milwaukee provides a nutshell synopsis of all the statewide results, as well as those for Milwaukee-area districts.
While primary elections for governor and U.S. Senate dominated headlines Tuesday, Wisconsin voters also selected nominees for three other statewide offices. > Cap Times
Sarah Godlewski, a Democrat running for state treasurer, has launched her first television ad, promising she’ll be a fiscal watchdog for the state. The ad shows her correcting children giving her change at a lemonade stand and boasting that her work for the U.S. Department of Defense saved tens of millions of tax dollars. > AP News