Saturday, June 11, 2005

Falk Edges Lautenschlager in Straw Poll; Favorite Son Feingold Wins Pres. Preference

Kathleen Falk and Russ Feingold both emerged winners in a straw poll of activists at the Wisconsin Democratic Party convention this weekend.

Of the 299 ballots submitted for attorney general, Falk, the Dane County who unsuccessfully ran for governor in the 2002 Dem gubernatorial primary, edged incumbent AG Peg Lautenschlager. Falk tallied 152 total votes, or 50.8 percent, to AG Lautenschlager's 144, or 48.2 percent.

See the press release including full poll results.