Newly elected Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Jill Karofsky.

 

So, how did Jill Karofsky upend incumbent Justice Daniel Kelly in the battle for Kelly’s seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court? The New York Times thinks it has the answer. In a On Politics report published today (April 14), the Times says it was smart use of digital media, and in particular, text messaging. The article suggests that because of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, Karofksy’s campaign was forced to switch tactics–no more door-to-door canvassing–and it worked.

Read the full item from the New York Times