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Two new GOP representatives sworn into office

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Wisconsin Assembly Republicans welcomed two new members today, when Bob Kulp and Jessie Rodriguez took the oath of office Wednesday morning.

Rep. Kulp, of Stratford, and Rep,. Rodriguez, of Franklin, won special elections to earn their seats in the state Assembly.

Kulp is in the 69th District seat covering Clark County. It was vacated by former Assembly Majority Leader Scott Suder.

Rodriguez, a school voucher advocate, won the 21st District seat vacated by Republican Mark Honadel.

Both will serve the remaining 13 months of the two-year terms before the seats are up for election again in November 2014.

Republicans currently hold a 59-39 majority in the Assembly.

A third special election is scheduled for December 17, for the seat vacated by Republican Jeff Stone, of Greendale.

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