State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.
Governor Scott Walker called a special election for the 82nd assembly district. The general election is scheduled Tuesday, December 17, 2013. If there is a primary, it is scheduled Tuesday, November 18, 2013. Nomination papers for interested individuals are due October 22, 2013.
The special election is called to fill the vacant 82nd assembly seat previously occupied by Representative Jeff Stone. Jeff recently resigned from the Assembly to accept a position at the Public Service Commission.