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Rebecca Kleefisch

Aug 10, 2022

Michels wins Wisconsin GOP governor primary, will face Evers

Tim Michels, a wealthy businessman endorsed by former President Donald Trump, won the Republican primary for Wisconsin governor on Tuesday and will face Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in a contest that could reshape elections in the marquee battleground.

Tim Michels
Aug 9, 2022

Wisconsin primary may shape elections in key battleground

Voters will choose a Republican nominee for Wisconsin governor on Tuesday who could reshape how elections are conducted in the marquee battleground, where former President Donald Trump is still pressing to overturn his 2020 loss and backing candidates he sees as allies.

Aug 8, 2022

Kleefisch downplays Trump endorsement on final swing

Republican candidate for governor Rebecca Kleefisch downplayed Donald Trump's endorsement and rally for her opponent on a final campaign push across Wisconsin on Monday, declining to respond to the former president's criticisms of her.

Aug 8, 2022

What to watch in Wisconsin primary

The Republican matchup in the Wisconsin governor's race on Tuesday features competing candidates endorsed by former President Donald Trump and his estranged vice president, Mike Pence. Democrats are picking a candidate to face two-term GOP Sen. Ron Johnson for control of the closely divided chamber.

Tim Michels
Aug 4, 2022

Tim Michels goes after Rebecca Kleefisch in Wisconsin governor’s race

Days after saying that running negative ads is "just bad policy" and that politicians who do it are "losing," the Wisconsin Republican candidate for governor backed by Donald Trump has launched his first attack ad against his primary opponent.

Aug 3, 2022

Pence touts Wisconsin GOP governor candidate Kleefisch

Former Vice President Mike Pence campaigned Wednesday with his pick in battleground Wisconsin's Republican gubernatorial primary, calling Rebecca Kleefisch "a proven conservative" as she faces an opponent endorsed by Donald Trump.

Aug 3, 2022

Trump backs rival to Vos over refusal to decertify

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed a little-known Republican challenging Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, accusing Vos of doing too little to overturn 2020 election results in the swing state.

Tim Michels
Aug 2, 2022

Michels won’t commit to backing Trump

The Republican candidate for Wisconsin governor endorsed by Donald Trump would not commit Monday to supporting Trump should he run for president again in 2024, but also didn't rule out trying to decertify his 2020 loss in the battleground state.

Jul 27, 2022

Wisconsin GOP hopefuls Kleefisch, Michels clash over gas tax

Tim Michels, a Republican candidate for governor, said Wednesday during a debate that he can be taken at his word that he won't raise gas taxes, as his challenger Rebecca Kleefisch accused him of not taking responsibility for previously being in leadership roles at groups that backed increasing gas taxes.

Jul 25, 2022

Takeaways from Republican Wisconsin gubernatorial debate

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican candidate for Wisconsin governor supported by Donald Trump, a former two-term lieutenant governor endorsed by dozens of lawmakers and […]

Jul 18, 2022

GOP candidate Michels reworks flyer to erase NRA endorsement

Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tim Michels' campaign is reworking a flyer that falsely claims he won the National Rifle Association's endorsement, saying the declaration was a mistake.

Jul 18, 2022

GOP governor hopeful Michels spends $7.9 million of own cash

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican candidate for governor Tim Michels has spent more than $7.9 million of his own money on his campaign, according to campaign finance reports filed […]


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