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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

 11:12 PM 

Doyle says Dems 'energized' heading into recall election

Rep.-elect Steve Doyle said his Assembly special election victory would energize the local Democratic Party heading to a likely recall election against GOP Sen. Dan Kapanke later this year.

But he also told WisPolitics that his win shouldn't come as a shock despite the 94th AD being held by GOP Rep. Mike Huebsch since 1994. He said the district supports candidates regardless of party as long as they're "bipartisan, respectful (and) cooperative."

Doyle also said Tuesday's results represent a repudiation of attack ads from outside groups, noting that his campaign emphasized the funding of outside ads by groups in eastern Wisconsin and Virginia.

And he cautioned that groups running attack ads in future races -- including the recall election -- run a big risk of alienating western Wisconsin voters.

Doyle also said the tumultuous first months of the Walker administration were undoubtedly a boost to him. He said many voters told him that while they don't necessarily disagree with the governor's positions, they aren't fond of the tactics used to enact them thus far.

The Onalaska Dem said that while going door to door, "I heard, over and over again, two words: Scott Walker."

-- By Andy Szal

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