The beer and brat cookout at the Governor’s mansion is now underway. Governor Walker pledged to hold the event the evening he won the recall election as a way to bring Republicans and Democrats together. The event is closed to the media. Protesters have gathered outside the gate. Here’s a photo from the scene.
Plenty of Wisconsin food and beverages will be on the menu today when Gov. Scott Walker hosts his so-called “brat summit.” He’s invited members from both political parties to join him at a cookout —- hoping the event will help him mend some fences.
Marquette Law School released its latest poll this afternoon. Governor Scott Walker leads Tom Barrett 50% to 44% among likely voters. The poll found 37% like what Walker has done as Governor; 38% don’t like what he’s done; 22% said they like what he’s done, not how he’s done it. We have the story posted at NBC15.com.
The Wisconsin recall election targeting Republican Gov. Scott Walker on June 5 will be a rematch of the 2010 race Walker won.
Happening Right Now: The GAB makes it official. Here is the alert from the Associated Press: MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin elections board orders historic recall election against GOP Gov. Scott Walker.
Happening Right Now in Madison: Boxes of signatures (in recall drive against Gov. Scott Walker) being taken off U-Haul and into the G.AB. (Government Accountability Office). United Wisconsin says over 1 million signatures collected to recall Scott Walker.
Our most-viewed story at NBC15.com today: an East side cafe owner says a rock wrapped in an anti-recall political message was thrown through the window of his business, nearly hitting a customer.
The effort to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is now underway. Organizers started circulating petitions at 12:01 a.m. this morning and they have just 60 days to get more than 540,000 signatures. Meanwhile, United Wisconsin says its website was the target of a cyber-attack. Click on headline for story.