The Open Seats for August 12th’s Republican Primary

  • Governor – Scott Walker
  • Lt. Governor – Rebecca Kleefisch
  • Attorney General – Brad Schimel
  • State Treasurer:
    • Scott Feldt, Janesville – early read is Feldt has the most to bring. Deputy treasurer for many years, and former Director of Economic Development for East Moline, Illinois. Would bring skills to the Governor’s job push.
    • Matt Adamczyk, Brookfield
  • Secretary of State:
    • Julian Bradley, La Crosse – early read is Julian Bradley has the most to bring to the table. 1,000+ Facebook fans. Compelling life story.
    • Gary Bies, Sister Bay
    • Bill Folk, Racine
  • Congress: 6th District:
    • Glenn Grothman
    • Duey Stroebel
  • State Senate: a 3 seat shift could move the GOP Majority from moderate-conservative to very conservative
    • SD 17: Howard Marklein (for Dale Schultz)
    • SD 19: ? (for Mike Ellis)
    • SD 21: John Lehman
      • Jonathan Steitz – financial expert and tax and policy advisor for Heartland Institute, GOP candidate for most of this district during recalls
      • Van Wangaard – under fire for trying to undercut Governor Walker’s Act 10 bill, appears to be MSNBC’s favorite Republican

Below is a list of the Assembly seats with retiring legislators: Please comment with your feedback on who is the best candidate for each seat!

  • 19 – Jon Richards
  • 22 – Don Pridemore
  • 26 – Mike Endsley
  • 27 – Steve Kestell
  • 28 – Erik Severson
  • 45 – Janis Ringhand
  • 51 – Howard Marklein
  • 55 – Dean Kaufert
  • 57 – Penny Bernard Schaber
  • 58 – Patricia Strachota
  • 59 – Daniel LeMahieu
  • 60 – Duey Stroebel
  • 74 – Janet Bewley
  • 81 – Fred Clark
  • 87 – Mary Williams
  • 88 – John Klenke
  • 97 – Bill Kramer