A Big Win for the Left in Wisconsin’s Supreme-Court Race
Progressive activists now have the opportunity to reshape Wisconsin law on a wide array of matters.
On Tuesday, progressive Milwaukee judge Janet Protasiewicz defeated conservative candidate Dan Kelly by eleven points in Wisconsin’s supreme-court election, handing progressive activists a 4–3 majority on the court and the opportunity to reshape Wisconsin law on a wide array of matters, from abortion to redistricting to public-sector unions.
Kelly’s 55.5–44.5 loss yesterday was almost identical to his 55.2–44.7 loss in the 2020 supreme-court race. Kelly had been appointed to Wisconsin’s high court by Governor Scott...