State Rep. Fred Clark, D-Baraboo, won the recall primary Tuesday, July 12.
He defeated Rol Church, a Wautoma Republican running as a Democrat, by a 67 percent to 33 percent margin. Approximately 22,270 votes were cast in the 14th Senate District.
In Waupaca County, Clark won the Democratic primary by 3,710 to 1,733 votes.
Clark will now face state Sen. Luther Olsen, R-Ripon, in the general recall election on Tuesday, Aug. 9.
Five other fake Democrats lost to real Democrats in recall primaries Tuesday. The stage is now set for recall elections against six Republican state senators on Aug. 9.
In the 2nd District, former Brown County Executive Nancy Nusbaum, DePere, is challenging Sen. Rob Cowles, R-Allouez.
In the 8th District, Rep. Sandy Pasch, D-Whitefish Bay, will face Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills.
In the 10th District, Shelly Moore, a River Falls teacher, is seeking to unseat Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls.
In the 18th District, Jessica King, the former deputy mayor of Oshkosh, is challenging Sen. Randy Hopper, R-Fond du Lac.
In the 32nd Senate District, Rep. Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, is running against Sen. Dan Kapanke, R-La Crosse.
Republicans have also mounted recall campaigns against three incumbent Democratic senators.
On Tuesday, July 19, Two Republican primaries and one general election are scheduled in the recalls against Democrats.
In the 30th District, Tea Party activist David VanderLeest will be on the ballot against incumbent Sen. Dave Hansen, D-Green Bay. A Republican primary failed to emerge in this senate district after Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, failed to collect enough valid signatures to appear on the ballot.
In the 12th District, Kim Simac, founder of the Tea Party-affiliated group, Northwoods Patriots, is in a Republican primary race against Lincoln County Board Chairman Robert Lussow of Tomahawk. The winner will face Sen. Jim Holperin, D-Conover, in a general recall election on Aug. 16.
In the 22nd District, Jonathan Steitz, a Pleasant Prairie lawyer with a Chicago-based firm, is running against Kenosha County Board Vice Chairman Fred Ekornaas, of Bristol, in the July 10 Republican primary. The winner of that race will face Sen. Robert Wirch, D-Pleasant Prairie, on Aug. 16.
Democrats need to have a net gain of three seats to regain control of the state Senate.