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Special Elections Set for State Legislature

Nomination papers have been filed and the fields are set for three special elections ordered by Governor Walker for seats in the state legislature.  Senate District 10 was vacated when Sheila Harsdorf was appointed Secretary of the Dept. of Ag, Trade & Consumer Protection, Assembly District 58 was vacated by the death of Rep. Bob Gannon and Assembly District 66 was vacated by Rep. Cory Mason being elected Mayor of Racine.

The primary election will be held on Tuesday, December 19 with the general election to follow on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  Below are the candidates on the ballot in each race according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission: Continue reading Special Elections Set for State Legislature

Senator Sheila Harsdorf Appointed New DATCP Secretary

State Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) has been appointed to be the new Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection (DATCP) by Gov. Scott Walker. This will create an open state Senate seat in her Northwestern Wisconsin district that will require a special election, possibly in January.

From Wispolitics.com:

Gov. Scott Walker today appointed GOP state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf the first female DATCP secretary, calling the longtime lawmaker “an excellent fit to lead the agency.” Continue reading Senator Sheila Harsdorf Appointed New DATCP Secretary