By Tim Kowols
Alex Renard of De Pere hopes to bring his experience in the private sector to Madison after formally announcing his special election bid for the Senate First District on Thursday. Governor Scott Walker announced his decision to drop his attempt to halt the special election Thursday morning, making nomination papers immediately available with an April 17 filing deadline. Renard says one area of focus for him is job training.
Assembly member Andre Jacque announced his candidacy for the state Senate seat in January. Door County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Caleb Frostman announced his Democratic bid for the open seat Thursday.