Field offices throughout Wisconsin are taking message of results directly to voters
January 29, 2018
[Madison, WI] — Governor Walker joined grassroots Republicans in La Crosse this weekend, as the Republican Party of Wisconsin continued to expand its year-round field office operation statewide. The field office opening in La Crosse comes after RPW recently announced its plans to more than double the number of existing field offices, bringing the total in operation to ten.
Check out coverage from the La Crosse Tribune online here or find excerpts below.
Gov. Scott Walker helps La Crosse County Republicans open state’s ninth field office
La Crosse Tribune
January 27, 2018
Eleven days after a special election turned Wisconsin’s 10th Senate District blue, the mood was scrappy as La Crosse County Republicans — with help from Gov. Scott Walker — opened the state’s ninth GOP field office for the upcoming election cycle.
“The left is angry and motivated,” Walker told his audience in the party’s new space at 3452 Losey Blvd. S., on La Crosse’s far South Side, urging supporters to respond with “optimism and organization.
Walker expressed optimism that the Legislature will pass his proposed $100 per child tax credit, to be paid in August, and suggested some Democrats would vote for it — foreshadowing Assembly and Senate campaigns in which votes on the tax break could be an issue.
Before introducing Walker, state GOP party chair Brad Courtney told the crowd that there’s already evidence that complacency won’t be a problem: With nine field offices already open, Wisconsin Republicans are far ahead of their pace of two and four years ago, when there were two offices in 2016 and four in 2014 up and running at the same point in the campaign season.
“We just need to be little ambassadors for Gov. Walker,” Courtney said, urging personal contact with friends and neighbors recounting Republican accomplishments such as tax relief and a state college tuition freeze.
“We’re doing good and important things, but we can’t assume our neighbors know about it,” he said. “The most effective tool is talking to people.”
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