Will Sen. Vinehout be a strong candidate statewide?

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Mar 10, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Sen. Vinehout won re-election in 2010 by only 403 votes; will she be a strong candidate statewide?

Of the Senate Democrats running in contested districts in the Republican landslide year of 2010, I was the only one to win re-election, defeating Tommie Thompson’s younger brother, Ed, who was a celebrity and iconic figure for 30 years in Monroe County (the second largest county in the Senate District).  Ed carried his home county by 63%. I carried the rest of the district by 53%, enough to win by 403 votes. In the Senate District I ran 3.6% ahead of Feingold and 4.3% ahead of Barrett. I have demonstrated an ability to win in areas Democratic candidates must carry to win statewide.


Voters for Vinehout

P.O. Box 1274
Eau Claire, WI 54702
608-287-9883
info@kathleenvinehout.org