Name recognition seems to be a factor in the Aug. 14 Democratic primary for governor. Mike McCabe grew up on farms in Evansville and Curtiss. He graduated with a dual major from UW-Madison. He and his wife served in the Peace Corps.

He headed up the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, a watchdog group for following the money given to candidates and their ethics. He pushed for setting up the state Government Accountability Board, a nonpartisan group of retired judges, to watch over the ethics of politicians.

McCabe will not accept any contribution over $200 at a time, with a cap of $1,000 total.

Listen to his interview 7:30 to 8 p.m. July 6 on Wisconsin Public Television, channel 21, “Here and Now.”

Meet Mike McCabe at the Rock County Courthouse Park on Wednesday, July 11.

All the rural and urban voters not at the wealthy top of the pyramid can beat off the rich and politician buyers by banding together at the grassroots level and voting on Aug. 14 for the common blue jeans wearer Mike McCabe. For more information go to

Mike McCabe wants to be your servant, not your master.


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