The chairman of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin revealed how his organization won an upset election for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Progressive Dane County Judge Jill Karofsky won a decisive victory over Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly, who was appointed by former Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
Ben Wikler, the chair of the state Democratic Party, offered his thoughts on how the victory was achieved.
Here is the thread Wikler posted to Twitter on Monday night, follow the release of the results of the election that was held last Tuesday:
Rewind a few months, and the SCOWIS race looked unimaginably different. The GOP had one huge advantage: incumbency… https://t.co/qHXIkOrbRB— Ben Wikler (@Ben Wikler)1586827554.0
Republicans had been so afraid of the turnout-multiplying impact of a big Democratic presidential field that, durin… https://t.co/3oUkO3ie9z— Ben Wikler (@Ben Wikler)1586827691.0
Meanwhile, Democrats would have another advantage: since the spring of 2017, we've been building neighborhood teams… https://t.co/6UgRbsDFja— Ben Wikler (@Ben Wikler)1586827928.0