The race between U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy and Margaret Engebretson is in many ways a microcosm of partisan politics today: on one side, a Republican who avidly supports President Trump, on the other an attorney and military veteran who said she’s running out of frustration and fear over the “chaos” in Washington. > Wausau Daily Herald
Experts say Duffy’s northern Wisconsin congressional district is a critical region for Leah Vukmir as she attempts to unseat Sen. Tammy Baldwin this November. > Wausau Daily Herald
Northern Wisconsin Republican Congressman Sean Duffy called the president’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort “a sleazy guy,” after news broke that Manafort was convicted of tax and bank fraud on Tuesday. > Wisconsin Public Radio
After U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy said his November general election opponent would push for socialist policies, Polk Co. Democrat Margaret Engebretson said: “That is an incorrect label. If he looks it up in the dictionary he’ll find it doesn’t apply to me.” > CBS 7 Wausau
In FiveThirtyEight‘s forecast model of the upcoming House elections, only two Wisconsin seats show any vulnerability of changing party: Glenn Grothman’s Democratic opponent, Dan Kohl, shows a 29 percent chance of winning, while Democrat Randy Bryce is calculated to have a 21 percent chance of scoring Paul Ryan’s seat.
With the primary election over, the races for Wisconsin’s Senate seat and eight House of Representatives seats are now set. Here are the matchups for the Nov. 6 general election. > FOX 11 Green Bay
Polk County attorney Margaret Engebretson beat Democratic challenger and former Marshfield Clinic CEO Brian Ewert in Tuesday night’s primary race for the 7th Congressional District, earning her the chance to challenge U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy in November. > Wisconsin Public Radio