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Democrat Deb Andraca upsets longtime incumbent Jim Ott in 23rd Assembly District race

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Posted at 10:20 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 11:20:37-05

MILWAUKEE — Democrat Deb Andraca has clinched a victory against longtime Republican incumbent Jim Ott in Wisconsin's State Assembly District 23 race.

Andraca is projected to have won 57 percent of the vote, compared to Ott's 43 percent.

Andraca is a Massachusetts native whose resume includes working as a elementary school teacher, a lobbyist with Environmental Law and Policy Center of the Midwest and as a press secretary in a congressional election campaign.

Andraca is projected to fill the seat held by Jim Ott since 2007. Ott is a former TV meteorologist, a former teacher at UW-Parkside and a veteran of the Vietnam War.

District 23 includes mostly Milwaukee County's North Shore communities.

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