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Tranel victory highlights big night for GOP

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BY CRAIG D. REBER TH STAFF WRITER Wisconsin’s Republican Party tidal wave swept through the southwest part of the state, with the GOP regaining two Assembly seats and retaining an Assembly and a Senate seat. Republican Travis Tranel, a rural Cuba City agribusinessman, unseated incumbent Phil Garthwaite, of Dickeyville, a two-term Democrat, in the 49th […]

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Letter: Liberal special interests bailing out Garthwaite

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Telegraph Herald – Friday, October 29, 2010 FROM JAMES T. SCHNELLER, JR. 620 RIDGE AVE., PLATTEVILLE, WIS. In his Oct. 27 letter, Mr. Wisnewski focuses on spending by outside groups for Travis Tranel. In comparison, look at Greater Wisconsin Committee, a liberal special-interest group. Since August, they’ve spent over $200,000, with $30,000 on direct mail, […]

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"Pants on Fire" rating given to Greater Wisconsin Committee attacks on Tranel

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The Truth-O-Meter Says: Greater Wisconsin Committee Says Republican candidates in key Wisconsin Assembly races “side with those who want to privatize Social Security — and risk our retirements on Wall Street.” Greater Wisconsin Committee on Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 in radio ads and direct mail pieces Group says Wisconsin Republican Assembly candidates want to privatize […]

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Tranel's potential bests incumbency

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TH Endorses Travis

Telegraph Herald – Monday, October 25, 2010 BY THE TH EDITORIAL BOARD The contest for Wisconsin’s Assembly District 49 seat is a rematch of the race two years ago pitting Republican Travis Tranel against incumbent Democrat Phil Garthwaite. Just like two years ago, we find Tranel to be the stronger candidate. A rural Cuba City […]

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Letters: Teachers union unfair to Tranel

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Telegraph Herald – Monday, October 25, 2010 FROM MARCELLA DANTI 105 N. GROVE ST., LIVINGSTON, WIS. I have known Travis Tranel, 49th District Wisconsin Assembly candidate, for about five years. I know him to be an articulate, intelligent young man with lots of genuine enthusiasm, who knows and cares about the lawmaking process. Travis has […]

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Tranel Endorsed by the Dairy Business Association in 49th Assembly Race

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DBA Board of Directors Posts Assembly Race Endorsements Wisconsin Ag Connection – 10/20/2010 The board of directors for the Dairy Business Association has announce its endorsements of Assembly candidates for the upcoming general election. The organization says these candidates have shown their support for Wisconsin’s agriculture industry, which is responsible for employing one out of […]

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Letter: Tranel better choice to serve in Madison

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Telegraph Herald – Friday, October 15, 2010 FROM ROWETTA FREESE 675 FLAMINGO LANE, HAZEL GREEN, WIS. I am excited Travis Tranel decided to take a second shot at Phil Garthwaite. My son is a former legislator from this area. Like Travis, my son almost won the first time he ran, but came up a little […]

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Tranel tops Kuhle, earns rematch

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Republican wins primary and gains another chance to beat Garthwaite for Wisconsin’s 49th Assembly District seat. BY CRAIG D. REBER TH STAFF WRITER Telegraph-Herald – Thursday, September 16, 2010 CUBA CITY, Wis. — Travis Tranel is getting a second chance to beat Phil Garthwaite for Wisconsin’s 49th Assembly District seat. Tranel defeated fellow Republican Dave […]

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Tranel earns right to face Garthwaite in 49th Assembly District

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Telegraph Herald – Wednesday, September 15, 2010 With all precincts reporting, Travis Tranel has edged Dave Kuhle for the Republican bid to face incumbent Phil Garthwaite, D-Dickeyville, for Wisconsin’s 49th Assembly District seat. Tranel received 2,580 votes, or about 54 percent, to 2,205 for Kuhle, about 46 percent. Tranel will square off with Garthwaite on […]