Tiffany calls himself a 'logical candidate' to run for Duffy's congressional seatSubmitted: 08/27/2019
Story By Ben Meyer

Tiffany calls himself a 'logical candidate' to run for Duffy's congressional seat
RHINELANDER - On Tuesday, state Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Minocqua) gave his strongest indication yet he plans to run for Congress in northern Wisconsin.

Current Congressman Sean Duffy announced on Monday he plans to resign on Sept. 23, saying he needs to support his wife and children.

Duffy and Tiffany are both Republicans.

"At some point, Congressman Duffy was going to move on from his seat, whether it was now or whether it was five years from now," Tiffany said. "I've been looking forward to that day, that I may have that opportunity."

Tiffany called himself "a logical candidate" for the race.

"It would be a seamless transition if I chose to run," he said.

Tiffany has served in the state legislature since 2010.

Gov. Tony Evers will choose a date for a special election sometime after Duffy's resignation. The congressional district covers most of northern and central Wisconsin.

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