Rob Hutton is too extreme.

Examples of Rob Hutton’s Extremism

-voted to make it harder to investigate and prosecute corrupt politicians

Voted Y on CONCURRENCE on 10/21/2015 (SB 43 REG Session)

-voted to dismantle the non-partisan Government Accountability Board and replace it with toothless commissions composed of partisan political appointees

Voted Y on PASSAGE on 10/21/2015 (AB 388 REG Session)

-voted to increase dark money spending in elections (voted to increase the size of political contributions, to allow corporations to make political contributions, and to allow coordination between politicians and supposedly independent groups)

Voted Y on PASSAGE on 10/21/2015 (AB 387 REG Session)

-voted against a plan to take partisan politics out of the redistricting process

Voted N on SUSPEND RULES TO WITHDRAW AND TAKE UP on 2/9/2016 (AB 328 REG Session)

-voted against reforming WEDC (Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation)

Voted N on WITHDRAW FROM COMMITTEE on 2/16/2016 (AB 617 REG Session)

-voted to limit voting hours (in-person absentee ballots)

Voted Y on PASSAGE on 11/14/2013 (AB 54 REG Session)

-voted against redistricting reform

Voted N on SUSPEND RULES TO WITHDRAW AND TAKE UP on 11/14/2013 (AB 185 REG Session)

-voted against nonpartisan redistricting

Voted N on SUSPEND RULES TO WITHDRAW AND TAKE UP on 2/22/2018 ( AB44 - REG session )

-voted against nonpartisan redistricting

Voted N on SUSPEND RULES TO WITHDRAW AND TAKE UP on 2/22/2018 ( AB44 - REG session )

-voted against providing the Elections Commission with more staff despite reports that they were understaffed in 2016. 

Voted N on SUSPEND RULES TO WITHDRAW AND TAKE UP on 2/22/2018 ( AB578 - REG session )

-voted in favor of having the state pay for private attorneys in the redistricting case

Voted N on MOTION TO WITHDRAW FROM COMMITTEE on 2/8/2017 ( AR4 - REG session )

2017-2018 session

With Vos 98.86% (347/351)

2015-2016 session

With Vos 97.05% (428/441)

2013-2014 session

With Vos 97.73% (428/438)


Examples of Rub Hutton’s failure to help our kids

-accepted campaign $1,000 donation from WI Federation of Children, CFIS reports accessed 10/28/2018

-DeVos backing for WFC: https://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/The_American_Federation_for_Children

-voted to take $800 million from our public schools and give it to unaccountable private schools

Voted Y on CONCURRENCE on 7/8/2015 (SB 21 eJL5 Session)

-voted against curbing fraud and abuse in the private voucher school program

Voted N on SUSPEND RULES TO WITHDRAW AND TAKE UP on 2/9/2016 (AB 855 REG Session)

-Voted against claw-back provisions to protect taxpayers when a private voucher school closes in the middle of a school year

Voted Y on TABLE AMENDMENT on 2/16/2016 (AB 602 AA 2 REG Session)

-voted against allowing people with student loans to refinance their debts in a manner similar refinancing mortgages and car loans

Voted N on SUSPEND RULES TO WITHDRAW AND TAKE UP on 11/3/2015 (AB 272 REG Session)

Voted N on SUSPEND RULES TO WITHDRAW AND TAKE UP on 1/19/2016 (AB 272 REG Session)

-voted (1) to continue the public education deficit created in the 2011-13 budget and not reversed by the 2013-15 budget; (2) to expand the private school voucher program statewide and increase program funding by $90 million; (3) to create an income tax deduction for private school tuition ($4,000 per pupils in K-8; $10,000 per pupils in grades 9-12), which will cost the state $30M/annually; & (4) to eliminate funding for the Farm to School program

Voted Y on PASSAGE on 6/18/2013 (AB 40 REG Session)

-voted against Voucher Property Tax Accountability

Voted Y on TABLE AMENDMENT on 9/13/2017 ( AA5-ASA1-AB64 - REG session )

-voted in favor of the expansion of voucher schools

Voted Y on TABLE AMENDMENT on 9/13/2017 ( AA5-ASA1-AB64 - REG session )

-voted in favor of the expansion of voucher schools

Voted Y on PASSAGE on 9/13/2017 ( AB64 - REG session )

-voted against the Higher Ed Lower Debt act

Voted Y on TABLE AMENDMENT on 9/13/2017 ( AA7-ASA1-AB64 - REG session )


Examples of Rob Hutton’s Failed Record on public safety

-voted against requiring background checks on teachers at vouchers schools even though background checks help protect kids and teachers at public schools need to pass them

Voted N on SUSPEND RULES TO WITHDRAW AND TAKE UP on 2/9/2016 (AB 854 REG Session)

-voted in favor of gutting the background check bill and removing all provisions related to background checks for gun purchases

Voted Y on SHALL THE DECISION OF THE CHAIR STAND on 2/20/2018 ( ASA1-AB65 - REG session )

-voted in favor of gutting the background check bill and in favor of the non-germane amendment

Voted Y on ADOPTION on 2/20/2018 ( ASA1-AB65 - REG session )