The April 2018 ballot in Wisconsin included a referendum to eliminate the office of state treasurer. The measure was defeated, with 61.75% of voters opposing the amendment. Wisconsinites made it clear that they want an independent financial guardian for the state. But what does a state treasurer do?
On today’s show, Carousel interviews the three Democratic candidates for State Treasurer of Wisconsin: Sarah Godlewski, Cynthia Kaump, and Dawn Marie Sass. They clarify the role and responsibilities of a state treasurer, emphasizing the importance of transparency, financial stewardship, and community outreach.