Matthew DeFour covers state government and politics for the Wisconsin State Journal.
Many issues being raised are similar to what Democratic nominee Tony Evers focused on during the primary.
Evers says he wants to hold the governor accountable; Walker says "Wisconsin is working" and Evers would be a step backward.
The Democratic Party has been building infrastructure to support its gubernatorial nominee, who will be selected Tuesday.
Ed Wall, who resigned from his Corrections job amidst an FBI investigation into abuse at Lincoln Hills youth prison, calls Walker's handling of the scandal "shameful."
The debate is one of the last before voters select a nominee to challenge Gov. Scott Walker next Tuesday.
Seven of the eight Democrats running for governor spoke at a packed forum in Madison on Wednesday.
A Dane County Board member, immigration lawyer, environmental advocate and brewery lobbyist are vying in the Aug. 14 primary to represent Madison's West and South sides.
The eight Democrats running for governor laid out their closing arguments against the incumbent.