MADISON, Wis. — Governor Tony Evers, State Representative and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Sara Rodriguez, and Attorney General Josh Kaul marked their second day of the “Doing the Right Thing” tour with stops in La Crosse, Eau Claire, and Somerset.
Gov. Evers, State Rep. Rodriguez, and AG Kaul kicked off Day 2 of the tour in La Crosse with State Sen. Brad Pfaff, the winner of Tuesday’s 3rd CD Democratic primary. They spoke to Wisconsinites about growing the state’s workforce and filling jobs, supporting small businesses, and protecting marriage equality.
On their next stop in Eau Claire, Gov. Evers, State Rep. Rodriguez, AG Kaul, and State Sen. Pfaff were joined by local legislators, State Sen. Jeff Smith and State Rep. Jodi Emerson. Gov. Evers talked about his record of doing the right thing for Wisconsin through infrastructure investment, expanding high-speed internet access, funding our public schools, protecting healthcare access, and filling jobs.
The day concluded in Somerset, where Gov. Evers, State Rep. Rodriguez, and AG Kaul met with Wisconsinites in the St. Croix County area.
Read more about the second day of the tour below.
News 18: Evers and Rodriguez visit Eau Claire, speak out on 2020 election, abortion
- “With the partisan primary elections in the rearview, Governor Evers and his new running mate Sara Rodriguez wasted no time hitting the campaign trail, making a stop in Eau Claire on Thursday.”
Leader-Telegram: Evers, Democrats rally support as campaign goes full swing
- “Gov. Tony Evers stopped at the Laborers’ Local Union Hall in Eau Claire, and he was joined by Attorney General Josh Kaul, Lt. Gov. candidate Sara Rodriguez and U.S. House Congressional candidate Brad Pfaff. Area legislators Sen. Jeff Smith, D-town of Brunswick, and Rep. Jodi Emerson, D-Eau Claire, also spoke at the rally. ‘This is the right time, this is the right place,’ Smith said of kicking off the march toward the general election. ‘If Evers loses his seat, or Republicans in the Legislature obtain a super-majority where they can override any veto, this state of Wisconsin will not be the same one it is now; you won’t recognize it,’ Smith said.”
News 8: Gov. Evers stops in La Crosse for “Doing The Right Thing” tour
- “‘I am so pleased to be running for reelection,’ said Governor Evers. ‘As they all said, we need your help. It’s all about getting organized, and it’s all about getting people to vote. If we do that, we will win.’”
WIZM: Evers and new running mate Rodriguez head Democrats’ tour stop in La Crosse
- “They weren’t a team until Tuesday night. Now, you can see campaign signs promoting ‘Tony and Sara’…Governor Tony Evers, and Lieutenant Governor candidate Sara Rodriguez. They led a group of Democratic party candidates for state office that stopped on Pearl Street in La Crosse for a midday rally Thursday.”