Governorship in Wisconsin

Wisconsin businessman Tim Michels Tuesday is projected to clinch the state’s Republican 

Michels, who jumped into the race in April, saw his support spike earlier this summer after Trump endorsed him.

Kleefisch racked up her own high-profile endorsements. Former Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced...

Trump’s endorsement of Michels also put him at odds with former Gov. Scott Walker, the one-time leader of the Wisconsin GOP...

Walker, who was largely responsible for building the Wisconsin Republican Party into a major political force...

But ultimately, Wisconsin Republicans sided with Trump, who is eager to claim victory in the Badger State after suffering

While Kleefisch was seen as the favorite of the Republican establishment in the gubernatorial primary, she also echoed the former...

Michels, on the other hand, was more circumspect in his treatment of the 2020 election, refusing to say whether he would...

Michel’s victory means he will go on to face Gov. Tony Evers this fall in one of the most competitive gubernatorial elections of the year.

The Cook Political Report, a nonpartisan election handicapper, currently rates the contest as a toss-up.