More Good News For Democrats:They Win Another Special Election In WI


Patty Schachtner, the chief medical examiner for St. Croix County, will take the seat that had been held for 17 years by former Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls). Harsdorf stepped down in November to take a job as GOP Gov. Scott Walker’s agriculture secretary. JS Reports 

“In an interview, Schachtner said she thought she beat state Rep. Adam Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake) because the race had turned nasty in mailings from groups outside the district.”

“It wasn’t nice. It was mean,” she said of the campaign literature. “People just said, ‘You know what? We’re nicer than that.’ ”

“In a post on Twitter, Jarchow said he had called Schachtner to congratulate her.”


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  1. Interesting Perdue when asked the first time, said he didn’t hear what the president said, the following day he says the president did not voice that comment. His ears.made am amazing recovery ???