Dems rally for votes in Racine with six-candidate event

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

In Racine County, Evers hopes for ‘clean sweep;’ Walker touts unemployment rate


With 43 days remaining until the Nov. 6 general election, Republican and Democratic candidates for federal and state offices descended on Racine County to meet with volunteers and supporters. > Racine Journal Times

Racine County Board passes nonpartisan anti-gerrymandering resolution

Racine became the 41st county in Wisconsin to call for better voting district policies at the state level, aiming to prevent a practice known as “gerrymandering,” according to the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. > Racine Journal Times

Racine area residents grill gubernatorial candidates

Seven of the 10 major Democratic candidates for governor spoke with potential voters Wednesday evening in Racine, with most of the questions and discussion focusing on the Foxconn land acquisition process, immigration, and public education. > Racine Journal Times

Myers meets with voters in Racine


Congressional candidate Cathy Myers held a meet-and-greet Tuesday with potential Racine voters, during which she gave a speech and answered questions on a broad swath of issues. Myers faces Randy Bryce in the Aug. 14 Democratic primary for Paul Ryan’s seat. > Racine Journal Times

Bernie Sanders campaigns for Randy Bryce in Racine


Two years after running for president and winning the Wisconsin primary but falling short of the Democratic nomination, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to the Badger State to campaign for Randy Bryce on Saturday. > Racine Journal-Times

Lawmakers react to Rolling Stone article on Wisconsin politics



The current Rolling Stone article titled “How the GOP rigs elections” singles out state Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) as an example of how district maps gerrymandered by Republicans create noncompetitive elections favoring candidates from one party. It suggests this and other tactics are why Republicans keep winning in states like Wisconsin. > Racine Journal-Times