Oct. 27, 2014 – The State Bar of Wisconsin is partnering with WISC-TV and WisPolitics to host a debate between Wisconsin Attorney General candidates Susan Happ and Brad Schimel this Wed., Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at the State Bar Center in Madison.
WISC-TV’s Eric Franke will moderate the debate, which will stream live at Channel3000.com. The debate will be televised three times on Sunday, Nov. 2, airing in the Madison area on WISC-TV at 10 a.m. and TVM at 1 p.m., and in the La Crosse area on WKBT-TV at 5 p.m.
Schimel is currently the District Attorney for Waukesha County. Happ is currently the District Attorney for Jefferson County. Both will debate before a live audience.
Audience seating for the debate is limited. To check seating availability, please call (800) 728-7788 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email, please use "Attorney General Debate 2014" as your subject line and include the following information:
Name and guest name(s)
State Bar ID number for you and your guest(s) (if applicable)
If you are a journalist interested in covering the debate, or want more information about the event, contact State Bar Public Relations Coordinator Andrea Gage by email at email@example.com or by phone at (608) 250-6025. A pre-debate reception will begin at 5:30 p.m.
About the Candidates
Brad Schimel graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1990. Upon graduation, he served as a prosecutor in the Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office. In 2006, he was elected as Waukesha County’s District Attorney. For more information about Schimel, visit his campaign webpage at bradschimel.com/.
Susan Happ graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1998. Upon graduation, she practiced law for six years at Monogue & Witt S.C. before starting her own law practice in 2005. In 2008, Happ was elected Jefferson County District Attorney. For more information about Happ, visit her campaign webpage at susanhappforwisconsin.com.
Who, What, When, Where
Who: Susan Happ and Brad Schimel
What: Wisconsin Attorney General Candidate Debate
When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Where: State Bar Center, 5302 Eastpark Blvd., Madison