Candidates Advance in Supreme Court, Circuit Court Primaries
Pat Roggensack and Ed Fallone will compete in April for the state Supreme Court, while Rebecca Bradley and Janet Protasiewicz will compete for the Milwaukee County Circuit Court Branch 45 seat.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack of Madison and Marquette University law professor Ed Fallone of Whitefish Bay will square off in the April 2 election for the high court after advancing in Tuesday's primary.
With 93 percent of the votes counted statewide as of 10:36 p.m., Roggensack captured more than 63 percent of the ballots cast, while Fallone had 30 percent, according to Patch's media partners at WISN 12.
Vince Megna was eliminated from the race and had garnered about 6 percent of the vote.
Roggensack has served on the state Supreme Court since 2003. Fallone, 48, teaches constitutional, corporate and criminal law. Megna, 68, of Menomonee Falls, is a lemon law lawyer who works for Aiken & Scoptur, S.C. in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee County Judge race
Rebecca Bradley and Janet Protasiewicz will advance to the next step for the Milwaukee County Circuit Court Branch 45 seat, according to our media partners at WISN Channel 12.
By 10 p.m. and with 96 percent of the votes tallied, Bradley received 10,173 votes, Protasiewicz got 6,173 votes, and Gil Urfer garnered 2,464 votes.
Bradley, a Wauwatosa resident, spent most of her legal career in private practice, and most recently as a business litigator with the firm Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, reported the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Protasiewicz, a Marquette Law School graduate, has been a Milwaukee County prosecutor for nearly 25 years in both civil and criminal court.
Urfer, who was also considered when Donegan retired, currently practices private law as a civil litigator at Nistler Law Office, reported the Shepherd Express.