According to Scott Bauer of the Wisconsin State Journal, the last time the Democratic presidential candidate did not when the state of Wisconsin was in 1984. This leaves democrats in the state of Wisconsin confused, and left to examine what exactly went wrong.

Craig Gilbert of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that many think Democrats began to lose the trusted support of the working and middle-class, blue-collar citizens that had always proved to reliable to them in the past. They underestimated the Trump supporters all over the states, and it translated to other republicans candidates pulling ahead in the polls. Another deciding factor could simply be the voter flip-flopping from independents.

Wisconsin Democrats begin to look forward to 2018 as the try to build support to protect the Senate seat of Tammy Baldwin, and attempt to stop Gov. Scott Walker from taking a third term in office.