Editorial: It’s summer, but it’s time to vote
With school out, families and people traveling and scattered for summer vacations, Aug. 12 is one lousy time to hold an election. Few of us are paying much attention to the noises from political campaigns.
But like it or not, Wisconsin has moved up its partisan primary from September to August. Tuesday’s partisan primary will field candidates from both major parties. They’re running for Congress, state senate and various state offices, including Democratic candidates for governor.