Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Articles from May, 2011

With a one-year window, Abele aims to keep his campaign promises

In sketching out what he would do if elected Milwaukee County executive, Chris Abele drew at least one bright line. "As county executive," he declared in a campaign video, "I will not raise taxes." That’s a promise we can track. And we will, through the new Abele-O-Meter.

About the Abele-O-Meter

In January, as Gov. Scott Walker took office, we launched the Walk-O-Meter, which measures the status of 60-plus promises made by the governor on the campaign trail. At the time, many readers wondered where all the other promise meters are.  Now that the spring election is over, we are launching the Abele-O-Meter to monitor the promises of the new Milwaukee County executive. -- More about Abele's outlook