Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Pewaukee assemblyman will replace former Sen. Rich Zipperer.
State Rep. Paul Farrow officially was elected as senator for the 33rd District. The Pewaukee Republican was the only candidate on the ballot for Tuesday’s special election. Farrow, who was elected to his second term in the state Assembly in November, received 6,853 votes while 181 votes were for write-in candidates. Results are unofficial until canvassing. Farrow, who beat Republican Chris Kapenga in the primary election in November, will replace State Sen. Rich Zipperer after Zipperer resigned to take a top position with Gov. Scott Walker’s administration.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Results are not final, but State Rep. Paul Farrow's was up by more than 2,000 votes in the special Senate primary election as of
While race results were tight for the first few hours, state Rep. Paul Farrow took a late – but large – lead in the 33rd State Senate primary election over state Rep. Chris Kapenga. While final results were not in as of 1 a.m. Wednesday, Kapenga conceded to Farrow. “It was a well-fought campaign on both sides,” Farrow said. “It was a good race.” With 76 percent of votes reporting as of 1:10 a.m., Farrow had 27,449 votes – leading by 2,397 votes – compared to Kapenga’s 25,052 votes. Results are unofficial until canvassing. The regular election will be held Dec. 4, but no Democratic challenger will be on the ballot, which effectively makes Farrow the winner pending any write-in candidates. Farrow and Kapenga were running for the 33rd Senate…
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
State Reps. Chris Kapenga and Paul Farrow will vie for open seat on Nov. 6, while Democratic candidate fails to make it on the ballot.
Two Republican state lawmakers from Waukesha County will face each other in a special primary election for the 33rd Senate District seat vacated by Rich Zipperer. State Reps. Chris Kapenga and Paul Farrow will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot for the seat. They're both also on the ballot that day for their re-election bids to the state Assembly — Kapenga in the 99th District and Farrow in the 98th District. It appears that no Democrats are on the primary ballot in the 33rd District, according to the Government Accountability Board’s website. A Brookfield woman, Darcy Gustavsson, a Democrat who had declared candidacy on Wednesday, did not turn in nomination signatures by the 5 p.m. Tuesday deadline, according to the GAB’s website. The regular …