Another candidate for Congress in northeast Wisconsin. State Senator Andre Jacque of  (R-DePere) has entered the race for the 8th District U.S. House seat being vacated by Green Bay Republican Mike Gallagher.

Assuming no other Republican candidates announce, he’ll face former state Senator Roger Roth of Appleton in the August primary. So far there are no Democrats running in the heavily Republican district.

Jacque has served in the Senate since 2018 and previously served in the state Assembly. Roth served two terms in the Senate before running for lieutenant governor in 2022 and losing to Democrat Sara Rodriguez. –

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