The Packers may have had a bye week but all eyes are still on Green Bay as the November fourth election approaches. Green Bay and outlying Brown County are well known as a swing area in the swing state of Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker won Brown County in 2010 and in the recall of 2012. President Barack Obama won Brown County in 2008, but lost to MItt Romney in 2012. Turnout will be a key factor in deciding who wins Titletown. And whoever wins Titletown could likely end up in the Governor’s Mansion.
Not surprisingly, Green Bay’s media market has been inundated with pollitical advertising, perhaps the most in the entire state. And Governor Walker and Mary Burke have been regular visitors to Brown County, with Walker visiting Green Bay more than any other city in the state of Wisconsin. Recently, Adam Rodewald, a reporter for the Green Bay Press Gazette wrote about the city’s growing latino population. WORT reporter Liz DiNovella spoke to Rodewald to ask him about his story called “Green Bay at crossroads of segregation, diversity”