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Mandela Barnes Wins Handily, While Michels-Evers Showdown Set Following Wisconsin Primaries

Two notable winners came out earlier this month in Wisconsin’s primary elections, with Mandela Barnes set to face incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson (R) after winning the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate handily following the withdrawal of his top challengers.

Michels Wins GOP Nod For Governor’s Race; Vos Narrowly Wins Assembly Primary

Wisconsin Republicans nominated Tim Michels as the party’s 2022 candidate for governor Tuesday night, choosing the construction company owner who has never held political office over former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch to run against Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in November.