Considine Wins!

From the August 13th, Portage Daily Register:

Dave Considine of Baraboo won Tuesday’s Democratic primary for the state’s 81st Assembly District and will face Republican Ashton Kirsch of Baraboo in the fall election to replace outgoing state Rep. Fred Clark.

Considine received 53 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election, according to the Associated Press. Fellow Democratic candidates Margo Miller, a Portage small-business owner, and Peter Vedro, a nonprofit CEO from Baraboo, received 35 percent and 12 percent, respectively. A total of 3,962 people voted in the Democratic primary.

As votes were tallied and Considine emerged as the winner, Miller issued a statement thanking her supporters and encouraging area voters to support him. 

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