Special election set for Duffy’s seat
By Hub City Times staff
MARSHFIELD – Governor Tony Evers will order a special election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Congressman Sean Duffy.
The Republican Duffy’s resignation from the 7th Congressional District seat was effective Sept. 23. The election will occur on Jan. 27. A primary, if needed, would be held on Dec. 30.
Duffy and his wife, Rachel Campos Duffy, are expecting their ninth child. Their unborn daughter has a heart defect and will need surgery. State Senator Tom Tiffany is the only announced Republican candidate, although others are reportedly considering a run. Several Democrats are also said to be interested, but none have announced.