Four Democratic candidates for governor file nomination signatures
The four-week political sprint to the recall primary kicked off Tuesday with four Democratic candidates submitting enough signatures to make official their bids to unseat Gov. Scott Walker.
The key question now is whether the winner will survive the abbreviated primary process strong enough to defeat the embattled first-term Republican.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, Secretary of State Doug La Follette and state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, will compete in the Democratic primary for the right to face off against Walker. The primary election is scheduled for May 8, with the winner facing the governor June 5.
Three other candidates filed their papers…