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64th Assembly District Holds Special Election Tuesday

Southeast Wisconsin Seat Left Open By Peter Barca

Wisconsin state capitol building
Wisconsin state Capitol. Bill Martens/WPR

Voters in southeastern Wisconsin are deciding who will be their new representative in the state Assembly.

Democrat Tip McGuire and Republican Mark Stalker are vying to replace former state Rep. Peter Barca in the 64th Assembly District in a special election Tuesday.

Barca, a Democrat, resigned after Gov. Tony Evers picked him to lead the state Department of Revenue.

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McGuire is an assistant district attorney in Milwaukee County. Stalker is a former Kenosha school board member.

The 64th District includes sections of Racine and Kenosha counties. The seat has been reliably Democratic for decades. Barca has held it since 2009.