Vukmir Announces Run Against Baldwin

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September 8, 2017

Vukmir Announces Run Against Baldwin

The governor's race is not the only big race next year. In the race for U.S. Senate, another challenger to Tammy Baldwin was announced this week. Leah Vukmir, a Republican state senator from Brookfield, threw her hat in the ring for the Republican primary. She joins Marine veteran Kevin Nicholson, who announced his run in July.

Episode Transcript

Frederica Freyberg:

The race for governor is not the only statewide race to come in 2018. A new candidate announced her intent to challenge Tammy Baldwin in next year's race for U.S. Senate.

Leah Vukmir:

The Wisconsin way is never giving up.

Frederica Freyberg:

Leah Vukmir, a Republican state senator from Brookfield, announced her candidacy Thursday. Vukmir enters a small field of those vying for the Republican nomination. She will face Marine veteran and Delafield businessman Kevin Nicholson who has not yet filed paperwork to run, but announced his candidacy in July.

Kevin Nicholson:

Our Republic is in serious trouble.

Frederica Freyberg:

There will be much more on this race to come.

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