With partisan nominations for governor, U.S. Senate, lieutenant governor, Congress and most of the state Legislature on the line, more Wisconsinites turned out to vote in Tuesday’s primary election than any primary since 2002. Most major races saw longtime frontrunners pull away with expected victories. Democratic primary for governor State superintendent Tony Evers, who has been a consistent leader in name recognition, polls and party backing, pulled out a convincing win. With over 41 percent of the vote, Evers, a former school teacher, gathered more than twice the support of his opponents, trailed by firefighters’ union head Mahlon Mitchell with 16 percent and former state Rep. READ MORE
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