Clinton, Ryan stop by Eau Claire


Story by Spectator Staff

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and former President Bill Clinton both spoke in Eau Claire on Oct. 31.  Ryan spoke at Florian Gardens at 8 a.m. and Clinton spoke at the Ramada Convention Center, doors opened at 6:15 p.m.

Political Geography Professor Ryan Weichett said it seems that Ohio has taken a turn towards being a democratic state which is causing the republican campaign is turning their focus towards Wisconsin, which is becoming a more important swing state.  With Hurricane Sandy’s devastation on the east coast, a strong voter turnout in Wisconsin is vital for both campaigns.