Oct. 21, 2014 – The State Bar of Wisconsin is partnering with WISC-TV and WisPolitics to host a debate between Wisconsin Attorney General candidates Brad Schimel and Susan Happ on 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.
Happ is currently the District Attorney for Jefferson County. Schimel is currently the District Attorney for Waukesha County. Both will debate before a live audience. To attend the debate as an audience member, please call (800) 728-7788 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, Oct. 27. 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)
- Phone Number
- Email Address
Audience seating for the debate is limited. 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.
The debate will be televised three times on Sunday, Nov. 2, airing in Madison on WISC-TV at 10 a.m. and TVM at 1 p.m. and in La Crosse on WKBT-TV at 5 p.m.
About the Candidates
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.
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/.
Who, What, When, Where
Who: Brad Schimel and Susan Happ
What: Wisconsin Attorney General Candidate Debate
When: Wednesday, October 29
- Pre-debate reception at 5:30 p.m.
- Debate at 7:00 p.m.
Where: State Bar Center, 5302 Eastpark Blvd., Madison