Dem field for governor is the most crowded in a generation

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The slate of Democratic candidates for Wisconsin governor represents the most crowded statewide primary in at least a generation, with seven candidates able to make at least some case that they could win the August 2018 primary. Several additional lower-tier candidates are also running with more potential contenders mulling their options. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Evers digs rivals on Foxconn as Dems make opposing it badge of honor

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In the Democratic gubernatorial primary, opposition to Gov. Scott Walker’s $3 billion jobs deal with Foxconn is now a badge of honor. But state schools Superintendent Tony Evers says voters should be wary of Democrats who were late to the game in criticizing the deal. > Journal Sentinel

 

All the Democrats running for governor listed in one place

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With the launch of firefighter union head Mahlon Mitchell’s campaign on Monday, the field of Wisconsin Democrats seeking to unseat Republican Gov. Scott Walker is up to 11. The Cap Times provides a rundown of them all.

Democratic governor candidates talk issues at public forum

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The La Crosse chapter of “Our Wisconsin Revolution” hosted a forum for some of the candidates hoping to win the Democratic nomination Monday night. Six candidates got a chance to introduce themselves to prospective voters and talk about a number of issues they say are facing the state right now. > News 8 La Crosse

La Crosse candidates forum to showcase Democrats seeking to challenge Walker

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A handful of the Democrats hoping to take on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in 2018 are scheduled to attend a public forum hosted in La Crosse next week by Our Wisconsin Revolution. > La Crosse Tribune

Walker challengers back ‘Badgercare for all’ bill to expand Medicaid coverage

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Democratic candidates for governor are coalescing around a plan to let anyone — regardless of income — buy into a state health program currently reserved for the most needy. As Gov. Walker has pushed for the repeal of Obamacare, Democrats in Wisconsin have reacted by seeking a greater health care role for government. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Slate of Democratic Walker challengers speak at first candidates’ forum

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With almost all 10 of the Democratic candidates running for governor attending the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans’ annual Power Lunch Monday, Urban Milwaukee provides a rundown of what each contender had to say.