Leah Vukmir stops in RhinelanderSubmitted: 08/08/2018
Story By Thomas Goris

Leah Vukmir stops in Rhinelander
RHINELANDER - GOP senate hopeful Leah Vukmir rolled into Rhinelander on a campaign stop Wednesday to raise support in the Northwoods for Tuesday's primary election.

According to the latest Marquette University poll, Vukmir and rival Kevin Nicholson are virtually tied at 34 and 32 percent, respectfully. 

Both candidates have campaigned on similar issues and in support of President Trump's agenda.

Vukmir is hopeful that endorsements from fellow Wisconsin Republicans will help give her the edge with Northwoods voters.

"People want to see proven leaders who can get things done, proven results, and you've got proven leadership up here. You've got Sean Duffy as your congressmen who has been a strong supporter of the president and I'm grateful he has endorsed me," said Vukmir.

Vukmir is also hopeful that support from Northwoods sportsmen and hunters will push her to victory.

"I know that we're a big sportsman state, in particularly up here, hunters and sportsmen are very concerned about those issues. I'm the only candidate endorsed by the NRA. I want to make sure that the folks up here know that well," said Vukmir.

During her campaign stop Vukmir said that the most important issues she's campaigning on are tax relief, repealing Obamacare, and immigration reform.

Primary voting is Tuesday August 14.

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