Finance reports show Democratic gubernatorial field splitting into 2 tiers

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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

Ad war starts among Democrats running for governor

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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

Poll: Evers’ lead widening in Dem governor’s primary, while Vukmir nudging ahead in GOP Senate race

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

More than a third of Dem voters still undecided on governor primary

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

Four Dem candidates for governor unite in support for ending school vouchers

At a forum held Sunday on Madison’s east side featuring just four of the eight Democratic candidates, all four – Kelda Roys, Mahlon Mitchell, Mike McCabe and Kathleen Vinehout –  said they would end the state’s school voucher programs. > Cap Times

How much each governor candidate has raised this year

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.

Takeaways from gubernatorial debate

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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