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A schoolteacher who campaigned on improving education defeated a longtime Democratic state lawmaker in Tuesday's primary to take his seat representing the northern swath of Milwaukee County.
Tony Evers will try to capitalize on his even-keeled demeanor and background in education as a former teacher, superintendent and now state schools chief to do something no Democrat has been able to achieve in 28 years: beat Scott Walker.
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association is inviting Wisconsin's gubernatorial and Senate candidates to a pair of televised debates in October.
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