Vinehout issued a statement saying she continued "to engage with people all over the state" about a potential run.
Democratic US Rep. Kind not running for Wisconsin governor →
"This is a very grave mistake," Democratic Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, of Alma, said before casting the only committee vote against the measure. "We have not thought this through. ... What we need are checks and balances."
Effort to eliminate Wisconsin state treasurer moving ahead →