Pierce County voters will help choose challengers
Area Wisconsin residents will be asked to vote in August primaries for a U.S. congressional seat and a seat in the Wisconsin Senate.
In the state Senate District 31, which includes Pierce County, Republican voters will be asked to choose between Mel Pittman of Plum City and Bill Ingram of Durand to challenge Democratic incumbent Kathleen Vinehout.
The primaries will be Tuesday Aug. 12. The General Election will be Tuesday Nov. 4.
According to the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board’s website, these are the candidates for state offices:
Scott Walker (i)
Rebecca Kleefisch (i)
Mary Jo Walters
Susan V. Happ
Thomas A. Nelson Sr.
Secretary of state
Doug La Follette (i)
David L. Sartori