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The Sept. 15 issue of Hamilton Political Tidbits provides results of the primaries across the state as well as other political and policy news, including a discussion of several Wisconsin Supreme Court cases to be decided this term.
The Associated Press has projected Scott Walker as the winner in the Republican primary for Wisconsin Governor. Walker will face Milwaukee Mayer Tom Barrett (D).
Stay tuned to the Hamilton Consulting Blog for further 2010 Wisconsin primary updates.
Lawsuit Challenges Amendment to Wisconsin Fair Employment Law Banning Employers From Discussing Unions with EmployeesSubmitted by Hamilton on Tue, 09/14/2010 - 2:43pm
The Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce and Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce this week filed a lawsuit challenging recently enacted legislation that prohibits employers from discussing with employees whether to join unions.
By Andy Engel
Scott Walker led the primary from box to wire, eventually ousting his Republican primary competitor Mark Neumann with 60 percent of the vote. He now faces Democrat Tom Barrett. According to the polls, Walker has led Tom Barrett in head-to-head data since the race began. Various polls have Walker's lead anywhere from three to nine points.
Heading into the final days of summer, electioneering continues to pick up with the September 14th Wisconsin primary just weeks away. GOP gubernatorial candidates Scott Walker and Mark Neumann recently held their last public debate. The winner of the primary faces Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in the general election. The latest Rasmussen Report poll shows both GOP candidates slightly leading Barrett, with Neumann leading Barrett 48 - 44%, and Walker leading Barrett 47 - 44%. Barrett has one primary opponent, Tim John of Oconomowoc, but polls show that Barrett is solidly in control of that race.