3/18: Sarah Godlewski releases first TV ad of her campaign


Sarah Godlewski, the current Wisconsin State Treasurer and a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, released the first ad buy of her campaign this week, touting her Eau Claire roots and targeting incumbent Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI).

The seven-figure ad buy will be run digitally and on broadcast and cable television in Wisconsin’s major media markets over the next several weeks. It comes after the most recent Marquette University Law School poll found that only 3% of Democratic voters said they supported Godlewski in the Senate primary, compared to 23%, Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, 13% for Milwaukee Bucks Senior Vice President Alex Lasry, and 5% Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson.

In the ad, Godlewski notes issues concerning dairy farms, inflation, and the COVID-19 pandemic. She also criticizes Johnson over his past comments on the pandemic; she refers to a statement where he claimed that “standard gargle, mouthwash, has been proven to kill the coronavirus,” which was refuted by health experts.

Watch the ad: Common sense – YouTube

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