Rep. Eric Genrich To Run For Green Bay Mayor

Democrat Genrich Has Served In Legislature Since 2012


A state representative from Green Bay says he won’t run for re-election and instead wants to be the mayor of his hometown.

Democratic Rep. Eric Genrich made the announcement Monday. WLUK-TV reports Genrich has served in the Legislature since 2012.

The race for mayor next spring is expected to be wide open after incumbent Jim Schmitt announced he would not seek a fifth term. Genrich is one of several people who have expressed interest in the job.

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The mayoral election is set for April 2019. If more than two candidates decide to run, a primary election would held in February.