MADISON (WKOW) -- Republicans in the state Senate have chosen Scott Fitzgerald as their leader again.
Fitzgerald, a Juneau Republican, served as Senate majority leader during most of the last two-year session. He lost the post after Democrats seized control of the chamber in June's recall elections.
Republicans re-captured the majority in Tuesday's elections. They caucused on Thursday to pick their leaders and unanimously elected Fitzgerald to his old position. They also unanimously elected Mike Ellis (R-Neenah), as Senate president, a spot he held until the recalls.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker stopped by the meeting briefly to shake hands with the senators. He reminded them the GOP's top priority is job creation.
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