MADISON (WKOW) -- Governor Scott Walker called for a special election to fill a Milwaukee-area state Senate seat.
Walker made the announcement on Tuesday, setting November 6 as the primary date and December 4 as the general election.
Republican Rich Zipperer resigned the 33rd district seat in August to serve as Walker's deputy chief of staff. He was elected to the Senate in 2010 after serving two terms in the Assembly.
Republican state Reps. Chris Kapenga of Delafield and Paul Farrow of Pewaukee have both said they intend to seek the seat, which has been in GOP hands for decades.
Nomination papers are due October 9.
Whoever wins the election will serve through the end of 2014.
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