Supreme Court Candidates Dallet, Screnock Advance To The General Election

Feb 20, 2018

It'll be Sauk County Judge Michael Screnock vs. Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court in April.  Screnock placed first in Tuesday's primary with 46 percent of the vote while Dallet came in second with 36 percent.  Madison attorney Tim Burns was eliminated.  

The general election will be held April 3 to replace Justice Michael Gableman, who's retiring.  Screnock appeals to conservatives, while Dallet drew votes from Democrats.

Marquette University Law Professor Ed Fallone says the primary results aren't surprising, and it sets up a bitter race in April: