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Pridemore runs for Wis. state schools superintendent


MADISON (WKOW) --Republican state Rep. Don Pridemore of Hartford is running for Wisconsin state schools superintendent. Thus far, he is the only person, other than incumbent state superintendent Tony Evers to announce his candidacy.

Pridemore registered his campaign committee with the state elections board on Wednesday. The 66-year-old Pridemore was re-elected to his fifth term in the Assembly in November. He was not contested.

Candidates seeking to become secretary of the Department of Public Instruction can begin circulating nomination papers on Saturday. They are due to be returned on Jan. 2, 2012.

The election is April 2, 2013 but if more than two candidates run there will be a Feb. 19, 2013 primary. The post is officially nonpartisan and the term runs for four years.

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