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REMINDER: Primary election is next Tuesday

Due to a 2011 change in Wisconsin’s elections law, the date for partisan primary elections has been moved from its former September date to Tuesday, Aug. 12. State officials project turnout will be low—around 15 percent of eligible voters are expected to cast ballots. This means a vote cast on Tuesday has more proportional weight than many other elections, with higher turnout.

Both state and federal races are part of Tuesday’s primary, and many races feature only a primary and no general election contest in November. Many other races feature hard-fought primaries that are just the first hurdle before the November general election. Your representation in Madison and Washington, D.C. is at stake; physicians are encouraged to make their voices heard at the voting booth.

You can find a list of all candidates on the ballot here. To find out more about the Wisconsin Medical Society’s political giving program, click here.

Contact Heidi Green in the Society’s Government Relations department for more information.

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