Wisconsin Working Families Party is endorsing Gina Walkington for Assembly District 61 and Gabriel Gomez for Assembly District 21. Both candidates are running unopposed in the Democratic primary and will face Republican incumbents in the November general election. Walkington will challenge Samantha Kerkman for the seat she has held since 2012.Continue reading »
Nearly 22 candidates for state and local offices, Our Wisconsin Revolution members and the public lined the second floor of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Student Center Friday night for OWR’s candidate mixer. Gina was one of them.Continue reading »
Gina Walkington, D-Bristol, overcame an eleventh-hour snafu that negated all but 50 of her nomination signatures and will face state Rep. Samantha Kerkman, R-Salem Lakes, in the 61st Assembly District race.Continue reading »
"The following candidates for state Senate and Assembly districts representing Kenosha County have filed their nomination papers and been approved by the Wisconsin Elections Commission for the Nov. 6 ballot."Continue reading »
"I couldn't have asked for a better first week for this campaign!"
"A Democratic candidate has surfaced in the race for the state’s 61st Assembly District seat held by incumbent Samantha Kerkman, R-Salem Lakes."Continue reading »
"A Democratic candidate has surfaced for the race for the seat in the 61st Assembly District. That seat is currently held by Republican Samantha Kerkman. Gina Walkington---a Democrat from Bristol---announced her intention to run for the seat Thursday."Continue reading »
Gina Walkington of the group Forward Kenosha criticized Ryan's backing of health care legislation that would cut off federal funds for Planned Parenthood. Walkington said when she was 20 years old, Planned Parenthood helped her obtain good medical care.Continue reading »
"...Gina Walkington, a planned parenthood patient from Bristol WI who got involved last winter, but is now organizing thousands in her community..."
“I don’t think his intention was to electrify his opposition,” she said. “But yeah, I think the effect that his candidacy, his presidency has had is to really galvanize people.”Continue reading »
"JAKE TAPPER, CNN: We want to bring in Gina Walkington. She's from Wisconsin. She has a question for Governor Kasich. Gina?..."Continue reading »
"I'm here today because I know that if I didn't have access to Planned Parenthood in my 20's I wouldn't e another today."
"Gina Walkington, a constituent of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), testified at the hearing that she might have died..."Continue reading »
In 2006, when Walkington was in college, she relied on her parents for insurance, which was tricky: Sexual health was never part of her family’s discussions, and she didn’t feel comfortable with her parents knowing she required reproductive health care. But they didn’t need to know when she got a cervical cancer screening at Planned Parenthood—a screening that ended up saving her life. ”I got a Pap smear . . . and then about a week later a clinician called and said my test came back abnormal,” Walkington said. “I had pre-cancer cells in my cervix, but Planned Parenthood walked me through the next steps and told me to act quickly—that if I let it go, it could be a big issue.”Continue reading »
"How are the Democrats resisting Trump? Mark Halperin talks to Elizabeth Warren about standing strong. Bernie Sanders tells John Heilemann about taking his message to the people. Americans talk about what resistance means to them. Hosted by Executive Producers, Journalists, and New York Times bestselling co-authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann (Game Change and Double Down) and Guest Starring Political Strategist Mark McKinnon. Featuring Donald Trump Jr; Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D, MA); Gina Walkington (Co-Founder, Forward Kenosha); Sen. Bernie Sanders (I, VT); Tom Perez (Chair, DNC); Killer Mike (Hip-Hop Artist, Musician, and Activist); Cecile Richards (President, Planned Parenthood)..."Continue reading »
President Donald Trump touts manufacturing, promises help for Wisconsin dairy farmers at Snap-on in Kenosha
"People are realizing they need to be proactive and take more of a role in their government, and hopefully things will change for the better," said Gina Walkington, a co-founder of Forward Kenosha.Continue reading »
"Join Gina, who lives in Bristol, Wisconsin (House Speaker Paul Ryan’s district) in calling on President Trump to stand with cancer survivors and the life-saving care Planned Parenthood provides at www.cancersurvivorsforpp.org. #CancerSurvivorsforPP"Continue reading »