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
Although geared toward Milwaukee area races, Urban Milwaukee’s guide to tomorrow’s primary provides profiles on all of the statewide office candidates that will appear on tomorrow’s ballot. Read up here.
Three Democrats — Sarah Godlewski, Cynthia Kaump and Dawn Marie Sass — are seeking their party’s nomination in Tuesday’s primary to run for the state treasurer seat in the Nov. 6 general election after Wisconsin voters defeated a Republican-led effort to eliminate the office this spring. > Wisconsin State Journal
The Capital Times has collected all of the op/eds it has run from statewide candidates running in Tuesday’s primary, as well as its editorials, endorsements and other Cap Times commentary about the Aug. 14 election. Find all the clickable links here.
After deciding earlier this year to keep the state treasurer’s office, Wisconsin voters head to the polls next week in a partisan primary to decide who the Republican and Democratic candidates will be in the statewide race. > Cap Times
With the primaries a week away, remember that Wisconsin Eye is an excellent resource for assessing candidates. Its constantly updated video library includes collected coverage of candidates running for governor, lieutenant governor, state treasurer, and several Senate and Assembly seats (choose a race in their right sidebar).