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Shelia Stubbs is slated to become the first African-American from Dane County to hold office in the state Legislature. Stubbs won her four-way primary with about 50 percent of the vote on Tuesday and with no Republican on the November ballot, she is almost certain to take office in January.

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Wisconsin's Republican primary for U.S. Senate generated millions of dollars in campaign spending this year, but in Tuesday's election, it was the Democratic primary for governor that generated considerably more votes.

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Republican Gov. Scott Walker unveiled outlines of proposals and a new ad Wednesday morning, the day after the primary. Walker is seeking a third term.

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President Donald Trump is voicing his strong support for Republican winners in Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race and the contest to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan.

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Turnout in Wisconsin's primary that saw hotly contested races among both Democrats and Republicans is the highest since 2002.

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Two candidates unseated a pair of Democratic state lawmakers in Tuesday's primary election.

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While the media and many voters focused their attention on the gubernatorial race or those vying for seats in Congress in Tuesday's primary election, a group of candidates competed for statewide offices further down the ballot. A former mutual fund administrator has captured the Republican...

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Polk County attorney Margaret Engebretson beat Democratic challenger and former Marshfield Clinic CEO Brian Ewert in Tuesday night's primary race for the 7 th Congressional District.

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Earnell Lucas, head of security for Major League Baseball, won a three-way Democratic primary for the job of Milwaukee County Sheriff.

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Wisconsin state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers will be the Democratic candidate for governor, facing Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker on Nov. 6. The Associated Press called the primary election shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday.

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Democrat Randy Bryce will face Republican Bryan Steil in November in a race to replace U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District.

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State Sen. Leah Vukmir has defeated Delafield businessman Kevin Nicholson in becoming the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate. Vukmir now faces incumbent U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin in the November general election.

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City and county clerks around Wisconsin reported steady voter turnout for the midterm partisan primary.

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Wisconsinites are going to the polls Tuesday as voters make their choices in federal, statewide, regional and local contests. Wisconsin's partisan primaries for governor and U.S. senator are among the races at the top of ballot.

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Early voting across Wisconsin has eclipsed totals from the last non-presidential election year, according to the state Elections Commission.

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Wisconsin voters will head to the polls on Tuesday to cast ballots in the partisan primary races for governor and U.S. Senate, along with a number of other offices.

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With many watching the outcome of the Republican U.S. Senate primary race, incumbent Democrat Tammy Baldwin is holding a week-long series of listening sessions across Wisconsin.

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Lending his insight before next Tuesday's primary election is UW-Milwaukee political expert Mordecai Lee. He predicts there may be surprises, saying that there is a grassroots prairie fire on-the-ground that polls maybe didn't detect. If I had to take a bet, I'd bet that they are unpredictable, Lee says of Wisconsin voters.

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As each candidate for governor appears on our program, we follow up on statements they have made in order to provide additional context. Democratic candidate for governor Kathleen Vinehout spoke to Wisconsin's low wages. Indeed, the state is lagging behind the national average in both wages and wage growth.

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Former Wisconsin prisons secretary Ed Wall in his new book accuses the governor of refusing to visit the state's embattled youth prison for political reasons.

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