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Wisconsin primary election: Statewide roundup

Voters across Wisconsin will see numerous statewide offices on the Aug. 14 primary ballot.

Candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and more will be narrowed as they near the Nov. 6 general election.

Competitive primary races in Wisconsin include:

Governor, Democratic

Andy Gronik (withdrew)

Matt Flynn

Residence: Milwaukee

Occupation: Attorney, former Democratic Party of Wisconsin chairman

Website: https://forwardwithflynn.com/

Video interview: www.wiseye.org/Video-Archive/Event-Detail/evhdid/11896

Tony Evers

Residence: Madison

Occupation: Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction

Website: https://www.tonyevers.com/

Video interview: www.wiseye.org/Video-Archive/Event-Detail/evhdid/11880

Josh Pade

Residence: Milwaukee

Occupation: Attorney

Website: https://www.padeforwisconsin.com/

Video interview: www.wiseye.org/Campaign-2018

Mike McCabe

Residence: Altoona

Occupation: Founder, president of Blue Jean Nation grassroots group; former Wisconsin Democracy Campaign director

Website: https://www.governorbluejeans.com/

Video interview: www.wiseye.org/Video-Archive/Event-Detail/evhdid/11629

Mahlon Mitchell

Residence: Fitchburg

Occupation: President, Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin

Website: https://mahlonmitchell.com/

Video interview: www.wiseye.org/Video-Archive/Event-Detail/evhdid/12368

Kelda Roys

Residence: Madison

Occupation: Attorney, business owner

Website: https://keldaforgovernor.com/

Video interview: www.wiseye.org/Video-Archive/Event-Detail/evhdid/12356

Paul Soglin

Residence: Madison

Occupation: Mayor, city of Madison

Website: https://paulsoglinforgovernor.com/

Video interview: www.wiseye.org/Video-Archive/Event-Detail/evhdid/11678

Kathleen Vinehout

Residence: Alma

Occupation: Organic farmer, state senator-District 31

Website: https://www.kathleenvinehout.org/

Video interview: www.wiseye.org/Video-Archive/Event-Detail/evhdid/11873

Dana Wachs (withdrew)

U.S. Senate, Republican

Kevin Nicholson

Residence: Delafield

Occupation: Business adviser

Website: https://nicholsonforsenate.com/

Video interview: www.wiseye.org/Video-Archive/Event-Detail/evhdid/12563

Leah Vukmir

Residence: Brookfield

Occupation: Nurse, state senator

Website: https://leahvukmir.com/

Video interview: www.wiseye.org/Video-Archive/Event-Detail/evhdid/12570

Other races 

Other statewide primary races, the video interviews for which are at www.wiseye.org/Campaign-2018, include:

Secretary of state (GOP): Jay Schroeder, Spencer Zimmerman

Secretary of state (Democrat): Doug La Follette (incumbent), Arvina Martin

State treasurer (Democrat): Dawn M. Sass, Cynthia Kaump, Sarah Godlewski

State treasurer (GOP): Travis Hartwig, Jill Millies

Lt. governor (Democrat): Kurt Kober, Mandela Barnes

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