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Alderman Kupsik running against Rep. Tyler August

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May 06, 2014 | 04:38 PM
Lake Geneva Alderman Alan Kupsik has announced he will run for election in the 32nd Assembly District.

Kupsik, 717 S. Lake Shore Drive, filed as a Democrat late last week.

“I thought I would take my experience and put it to good use,” said Kupsik, who is starting his third term on the city council and is mayor pro tem and chairs the committee of the whole meetings.

Kuspik told the Regional News of his candidacy on Monday. Kupsik also served two terms on the Walworth County Board.

Locally, he was a member of the Lake Geneva Board of Park Commissioners for 12 years and also served on the Walworth County zoning committee. According to the state Government Accountability Board, Doug Harrod, W1815 County Road B, Genoa City, has also filed for the Democratic nomination in the 32nd District.

The primary election is Aug. 12.

Incumbent State Rep. Tyler August, R-Lake Geneva, announced his 2014 re-election campaign April 14. August was first elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. He was re-elected in 2012.

Nomination papers were first accepted April 15. The filing deadline is 5 p.m. June 2.

The general election will be Nov. 4.

The 32nd Assembly District includes all or part of the towns of Linn, Bloomfield, Wheatland, Lyons, Geneva, Delavan, Spring Prairie, Lafayette, Burlington and East Troy; the villages of East Troy and Genoa City, and the cities of Lake Geneva and Delavan.

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