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Next Tuesday voters in the State of Wisconsin will choose two candidates to run in the April 7th General election for Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Also on the ballot for residents in the Seventh Congressional District is a special election to select candidates from each party to run to replace Congressman Sean Duffy, who resigned last September because of family priorities.
Three names appear on the nonpartisan ballot for justice of the Supreme Court. They are Daniel Kelly, Jill J. Karofsky and Ed Fallone. Kelly is the incumbent and two will be chosen for the April election.
For the special election for the Seventh Congressional District, two Republicans and Two Democrats appear on next Tuesday’s ballot.
Tricia Zunker and Lawrence Dale are seeking the Democratic nomination and Tom Tiffany and Jason Church appear on the Republican ballot.
Jason Church is a 2007 graduate of Menomonie High School and from UW-LaCrosse in Political Science. He served in the Army and was deployed to Afghanistan, where he was injured losing both legs. After retiring from the service he completed his MA and a JD at Wisconsin Law School.
Tom Tiffany was raised near Elmwood with his five brothers and two sisters and graduated from UW-River Falls with a degree in Agriculture Economics. He currently lives at Hazelhurst, Wisconsin and has served in the State Assembly and as a State Senior since 2012.
Tricia Zunker lives in Wausau with her nine-year-old son Timothy and is the first Native American from Wisconsin to run for Congress since Ada Deer. She is an attorney and is an Associate Justice of the Ho-Chunk Nation’s Supreme Court and is president of the Wausau School board.
Lawrence Dale, an insurance salesman from Eagle River, is the other Democratic candidate for Congress. He is a Vietnam Vet with a BA in government from Ohio University and a Masters in Labor Relegations from the U of Oregon College of Business.
The seventh Congressional district includes all of the northern part of the state including St. Croix and Polk counties. Dunn County is not part of the Seventh District.