MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Most of the seats up for election in the Legislature this year will be contested, but only a fraction of them will have partisan primaries.
Of the 99 Assembly seats up for election, 63 of them are contested based on candidate filings made by Monday's deadline. Of those contested seats, there are 11 Democratic primaries and 18 Republican primaries.
In the Senate, 15 of the 17 seats up this year are contested. In those, there are four Democratic primaries and three Republican primaries.
The Government Accountability Board will meet June 10 to certify the final list of candidates for the Aug. 12 primary. The general election is Nov. 4.
There are seven vacant Senate seats and 22 in the Assembly.
Republicans currently have a majority in both houses.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.