Candidates Discuss Issues In State Legislative Races Impacting Dodge County Area

(Dodge County) Along with races for Wisconsin governor, attorney general and US senator, voters in the region Tuesday will see several contested state legislative and congressional races. Many of the candidates appeared on WBEV’s Community Comment to discuss the issues last month.

In State Assembly District 39, Democrat Elisha Barudin of Beaver Dam is challenging the incumbent:


Republican Mark Born of Beaver Dam is seeking his fourth consecutive, two-year term in the lower chamber:


In State Senate District 13, Democrat Michelle Zahn rural Juneau is challenging the incumbent:


Republican Scott Fitzgerald of rural Juneau has held the post in the upper chamber since 1994:


Watch the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce-sponsored debate with the candidates here:


The Community Comment archive in audio format can be found here:


Other races on area ballots tomorrow include the Sixth Congressional District pairing of Republican incumbent Glenn Grothman and Democrat Dan Kohl; the Fifth Congressional District matchup of longtime Republican incumbent Jim Sensenbrenner and Democrat Tom Palzewicz.,_2018


In State Assembly District 41, Republic incumbent Joan Ballweg of Markesan is being challenged by Democrat Frank Buress of Westfield. In State Assembly District 42, two candidates from Lodi:  Democrat Ann Groves Lloyd and Republican Jon Plumer, who won in a special election earlier this year. In Assembly District 52 the two candidates are from Fond du Lac: Republican incumbent Jeremy Thiesfeldt and Democrat Kevin Booth. Assembly District 53 pits Republican incumbent Michael Schraa of Oshkosh against Democrat Joe Lavrenz of Fond du Lac.,_2018