MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The state Republican party says it plans to run fake Democrats in four upcoming recall elections targeting GOP state senators.
Party spokesman Stephan Thompson says the move guarantees that a Democratic primary has to be held. He says that ensures one clear date for the primary and a separate one for the general election, thereby limiting any scheduling control for Democrats.
Republicans used the same tactic last year in recall elections targeting six other GOP state senators. The move gave the incumbents more time to campaign and raise money.
If there are indeed primaries in each of the upcoming races, they'll be held May 8, with the general elections on June 5.
State Senate Democratic Committee spokesman Zac Kramer says Wisconsinites are sick of "these blatant political games."
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After almost 80 years, a piece of naval history is on its way home. A model of the Japanese luxury liner Hikawa Maru is being packed up in Manitowoc and returned to Japan.
Visitors to Green Bay's Neville Public Museum will soon see hours slashed. The county-owned attraction is cutting access starting the first of the year.
An 11-foot-long model of the Japanese passenger liner Hikawa Maru is being sent back to Japan after 34 years at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc.
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