When the scandal broke, she dumped him.
Now he’s running again. And he needs her support.
When Governor Tom Olson humiliated himself in a sex scandal, the people of Wisconsin rallied to the side of his popular wife, kicking the Governor out of office and onto the political scrap heap.
Now he thinks he can win a seat in Congress – unless his wife decides to sink his candidacy.
Accompanied by his reluctant biographer, the disgraced politician hits the campaign trail, testing whether one man's misplaced confidence is enough to overcome the hatred and mockery of a nation.
THE RACE is a fast-paced novella that takes a humorous and insightful look at the effects of campaigns on politicians and the people around them.
Jacke Wilson is the pen name of a writer who was born and raised in Wisconsin and has since lived in Chicago, Italy, Taiwan, Michigan, Seattle, California, and New York City. Formerly a Capitol Hill staffer, he now lives and works in the Washington D.C. area. He can be found at jackewilson.com and @WriterJacke.