With primaries in the rearview, here are the candidates for June’s special elections

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It took orders from three judges to prod him into action, but Scott Walker finally scheduled two special elections for June 12: for state Senate in northeast Wisconsin and for Assembly in the center of the state. The Wisconsin Gazette lays out the candidate slates and asks if the elections will foreshadow a coming “blue wave”.

Andre Jacque, Jon Plumer win GOP special election primaries

Candidates are set for the June special elections that Gov. Scott Walker didn’t want to call. State Rep. Andre Jacque won his Republican primary for the 1st state Senate district while Lodi town board member and karate studio owner Jon Plumer beat out three GOP opponents in the 42nd Assembly district. > Wisconsin Public Radio