WAUSAU – “Route 51” wraps up its primary election coverage with candidates for Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District and the state’s 87th Assembly. The 7th Congressional District is the largest in the state geographically, covering 20 counties in the northern half of Wisconsin. The 87th Assembly is one of 99 districts in the state, representing residents in portions of northwest Wisconsin.

At 10 a.m. Aug. 5, Shereen Siewert and Rick Reyer talk with 7th Congressional District incumbent Rep. Tom Tiffany, R-Minocqua, and his challenger Dave Kunelius, R-Arbor Vitae, about their legislative priorities and federal policy. Additionally, 87th Assembly candidate Michael Bub, R-Medford, shares his perspective on state policy and priorities with Siewert. 87th Assembly incumbent Rep. James “Jimmy Boy” Edming, R-Glen Flora, did not respond to an invitation to appear.

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