“Politics is an ugly game.”
This story involves a sleazy Democrat that dates back to last fall. Maybe that’s why it’s gotten little attention, unlike the round-the clock media coverage if the nasty culprit had been a Republican.
A state representative is in a primary race Tuesday. Can he survive?
UPDATE: Green Bay School Board member Kristina Shelton ousted state Rep. Staush Gruszynski in the 90th Assembly District primary on Tuesday, months after the incumbent sexually harassed a Capitol staffer.
Shelton defeated the first-term Green Bay Democrat with 79% of the vote to secure the party nomination, according to unofficial results. She will face Republican Drew Kirsteatter in November for the historically blue district in Green Bay.
Tuesday’s primary came months after Gruszynski admitted to making inappropriate comments to a female staff member in Madison. The woman told The Cap Times that he repeatedly asked her to go to his hotel room while they were out drinking and said he would follow her home.
Gruszynski said he apologized for his behavior and worked with human resources in the Capitol to address the complaint, which included harassment training. He said he’s been sober for nine months.