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UW Election Eye 2012

Campaign 2012 through the eyes of UW faculty and students

Topic: Memorial Day

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May 28, 2012 at 2:00 PM

As much politics as patriotism in small Wisconsin town Memorial parade

The UW Election Eye team of Kirsten Johnson, Will Mari and Thor Tolo blanketed the Memorial Day parade in Beloit, Wisconsin. We found a few avid supporters of Gov. Scott Walker amidst a sea of blue Tom Barrett signs and stickers along the parade route. Lifelong Beloit resident Rick Rath welcomed the challenge of feeding…


Comments | More in National | Topics: Beloit, control spending, deficit

May 28, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Memorial Day in Wisconsin: Barrett marches in Beloit, finds support

The UW Election Eye team of Kirsten Johnson, Thor Tolo and Will Mari headed to the southern border town of Beloit, Wisconsin for its Memorial Day parade.  BELOIT, Wisc. — Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett seems to have a strong foothold in this home to several manufacturing firms, including Regal-Beloit. Tom Barrett, the man who hopes to…


Comments | More in Culture, National | Topics: Memorial Day, recall, Tom Barrett