Matt Batzel is Executive Director at American Majority, a group focused on training conservatives to get elected to local office and in state legislatures. Whether it’s for County Executive or District Attorney, Matt and his team, with a presence in cities across the country, work hard to build a grassroots bench. Today we talk about keeping that bench filled and how conservatives can tell great stories to sell the principles behind their reforms.
Adam Neylon is one of the younger faces in the state legislature, winning a crowded primary for the 98th assembly district in 2013 when he was only 27 years old.
Today we talk about how he got there, how Republicans can win in November, and we take a look at what it is that makes folks from Wisconsin so gosh darn nice.
Jacob Curtis is an associate counsel at Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, and he’s been active in Wisconsin politics for over a decade. As a volunteer, Capitol staffer, and attorney, his involvement brings a unique perspective to the trajectory of conservatism in this state.
Full disclosure, Jake and I have worked together on campaigns a couple times now, and Senator Duey Stroebel, whose office he worked in and discusses here, is a client of mine at OpenBox Strategies.
Today, we talk about Jake’s own journey through conservative politics, some of the biggest wins for Republicans last sessions, what it means to be grassroots or establishment, and what’s on the line in this year’s elections to win the ideological battle.
Writer and blogger James Wigderson joins the inaugural podcast of the brand new WisconsinConservatives.com. We cover his journey through conservative politics, a time when conservative dissent was okay in college, and how Senator Johnson can improve his message against his challenger.