GOP Convention

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Hitt leading GOP through postmortem on road to 2020

New state GOP Chair Andrew Hitt says the road to the White House in 2020 runs right through Wisconsin. It’s his job to make sure...

State GOP postmortem says party relied too heavily on consultants, failed to engage grassroots

The state GOP overpaid for services in 2018 and was overly reliant on consultants as it essentially outsourced management of the party to Gov....

Conservative activist Owens to speak at state GOP convention

Conservative activist Candace Owens will speak to a private reception May 17 during the GOP state convention in Oshkosh, a party spokesman said. Owens, the...

GOP chair of Senate Elections Committee not interested in ending same-day registration after Republican...

The chair of the Senate's Elections and Utilities Committee said he has no interest in ending same-day registration, because it would force the state...

That’s all, folks

And with that, the WisPolitics.com crew is out of here. The party says attendance for this year's convention was about 900 delegates, alternates and registered...

Vukmir wins state GOP endorsement in U.S. Senate race

State Sen. Leah Vukmir, of Brookfield, won the state GOP's endorsement for U.S. Senate on Saturday, pulling nearly 73 percent of the vote. That eclipsed...

Nicholson casts self as outsider in asking for delegates’ support

Business consultant and former Marine Kevin Nicholson asked GOP activists for their support Saturday, saying the party needs an outsider to beat U.S. Sen....

Vukmir recalls fights alongside party grassroots as she makes pitch for party endorsement

State Sen. Leah Vukmir, making a pitch for the state GOP’s endorsement in the U.S. Senate race, praised the party’s grassroots and recalled how...

Johnson pleads with U.S. Senate candidates to remain focused on Baldwin

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, made a plea to the two GOP candidates for U.S. Senate, pushing them to remain focused on beating Dem...

Gallagher warns GOP falling behind with young voters

U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Green Bay, warned GOP activists the party is falling behind with young voters. Gallagher, 34, ticked off a series of findings...

Duffy: There’s too much winning

U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy told GOP activists he had a phone call with President Trump and told him there’s too much winning. Duffy, R-Weston, joked...

Grothman says country finally has president who backs law enforcement

U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman praised President Trump Saturday, ticking off a series of changes in the White House compared to the previous administration. Grothman, R-Glenbeulah,...

Walker presents Ryan #1 Packers jersey

Following Ryan’s speech to the convention, Gov. Scott Walker, joined on stage by Wisconsin's GOP Congressional delegation, praised Ryan and presented him with a...

Ryan says he’s leaving office knowing ‘our best days are yet ahead of us’

In his last speech before the state GOP convention before he leaves office, House Speaker Paul Ryan says he leaves knowing the Republican Party...

Sensenbrenner pays tribute to Ryan

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, the dean of Wisconsin’s congressional delegation, paid tribute to House Speaker Paul Ryan as the Janesville Republican prepares to leave Congress...