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Another Democrat jumps into Governor's race

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MADISON (WKOW) -- A Milwaukee woman is running for governor as a Democrat.

According to Wisconsin election records, Marcia Mercedes Perkins quietly registered to run on Monday. She told a reporter that got a hold of her on Friday that she couldn't talk immediately and to call her back.

An Internet search didn't immediately turn up any campaign site for Mercedes Perkins and a spokeswoman for the state Democratic Party said she didn't know Mercedes Perkins.

Former Trek executive Mary Burke is the only other Democrat who has registered to run against Republican Gov. Scott Walker. State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, an Alma Democrat, has been mulling a run but decided against it Friday, saying she needs to recuperate from a broken arm.

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