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Attorney General Kaul quietly launches re-election bid

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul(WSAW)
Published: Jul. 12, 2021 at 10:20 AM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Democratic Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul has quietly launched his reelection bid, holding a small invite-only event at a Madison park and announcing his plans to seek a second term on Twitter.

Kaul has been raising money and hiring campaign staff, so the official announcement Saturday night was not a surprise.

Two Republicans, University of Wisconsin-Madison law professor Ryan Owens and Fond du Lac County District Attorney Eric Toney, are also running. Owens and Toney will face each other in an August 2022 primary. Owens announced on Monday that he had raised $304,000 since getting into the race in April. 

Kaul was first elected in 2018.

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