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Wright will face Snyder in the 85th Assembly District

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Democratic candidate Mandy Wright has won the Democratic primary in the 85th Assembly District.

Wright, a Wausau teacher, defeated Marathon County Democratic Chairman Jeff Johnson 61% to 39%.

Wright is a 6th grade teacher at Horace Mann Elementary. Wright told Newsline 9 she is running as a Democrat on a platform of job creation, education, health care, and the environment.

Wright lives in Wausau with her husband and three daughters.

The 85th Assembly seat is currently held by Democratic State Rep. Donna Seidel. Seidel ran unsuccessfully in the 29th Senate recall race against Republican Rep. Jerry Petrowski.

Wright will face Pat Snyder, a radio talk show host at WSAU, who is the Republican running for the seat. Libertarian candidate Jim Maas is also on the ballot.

 

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