11/25/2013 02:58 pm ET

Hispanics Will Play Key Role In Wisconsin Governor's Race


Candidates for governor next year will do all they can to win the votes of Wisconsin Hispanics.

Item: Republican Gov. Scott Walker surprised more than 600 when he spoke at the Oct. 12 “Hispanic of the Year” banquet in Milwaukee. Because his appearance had not been promoted, it “pleasantly surprised” the guests, one event planner noted.

Item: Jessie Rodriquez, a Hispanics for Choice activist from Franklin, became the first Republican Latina elected to the Legislature last Tuesday.

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