Live Results: Wisconsin State Senate Special Primary

This holiday week brings us just one election.

Wisconsin State Senate District 4 (Primary)

Republicans hold a large 22-10 margin in the Wisconsin State Senate. Members serve four-year, staggered terms. The even-numbered districts are up for election this year.

District 4 became vacant in January. Democrat Lena Taylor resigned being appointed to a judicial seat by Gov. Tony Evers (D). 

No Republican has contested this seat since at least 2012; that will continue with the special election.  State Reps. Dora Drake and LaKeshia Myers will vie for the Democratic nomination. The winner is expected to be the next State Senator after the July 30 general election.

Regardless of who wins the special primary, these two will meet again in the August 13 regular primary for a four-year term to be contested in November.

Polls close at 9:00 PM Eastern.

Upcoming Elections and Events

Down-ballot primaries will continue through early September. Bookmark the Statewide Primary Calendar for all these dates and links to live results.

  • July 15
    • Republican National Convention (ends July 18)
  • July 16
    • New Jersey U.S. House District 10 Special Primary
  • July 30
    • Arizona Primary
      • Includes mayoral primaries in Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, and Scottsdale
    • Wisconsin State Senate District 4 Special General
  • August 1
    • Tennessee Primary
  • August 6
    • Kansas Primary
    • Michigan Primary
    • Missouri Primary
    • Washington Top-Two Primary
  • August 10
    • Hawaii Primary
    • Hawaii State Senate District 5 (Special Primary)
    • Honolulu Mayor (Primary)
  • August 13
    • Connecticut Primary
    • Minnesota Primary
    • Vermont Primary
    • Wisconsin Primary
    • Wisconsin U.S. House District 8 Special Primary
    • Minnesota State Senate District 45 Special Primary
  • August 19
    • Democratic National Convention (ends August 22)
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