Race heats up to fill Galloway's state Senate seat - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Race heats up to fill Galloway's state Senate seat

Posted:

The race to fill Pam Galloway's state Senate seat is heating up, with the Republican candidate and Democratic front-runner reporting similar fundraising totals.

Galloway is a Republican who was facing a recall election this summer. She resigned in March due to a family issue, but state rules say the election must go on regardless.

The main candidates are Democratic state Rep. Donna Seidel of Wausau and Republican state Rep. Jerry Petrowski of Marathon.

Seidel's campaign reported raising about $97,000, with cash on hand of $38,000. Petrowski raised less, about $87,000, but he still has nearly $79,000 on hand.

Seidel will first take on fake Democrat Jim Buckley of Antigo in a primary next week. The winner faces Petrowski in June.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.