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Credit union-supported candidates see primary wins in Wis., Neb.

May 13, 2020

Candidates backed by America's credit unions saw primary election victories in competitive races across Wisconsin and Nebraska during Tuesday’s elections.

State Sen. Tom Tiffany (R) won 58% of the vote in the state’s 7th Congressional District special election to fill the seat left open by Rep. Sean Duffy (R). Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC), CUNA’s federal political action committee, and the Wisconsin Credit Union League supported Tiffany in his race.  

CULAC and the Nebraska Credit Union League (NCUL) supported incumbents:

  • Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R), who did not have a primary challenger;
  • Rep. Don Bacon (R), who took 90% of the vote against challenger Paul Anderson;
  • Rep. Adrian Smith (R), who defeated four challengers by taking more than 83% of the vote; and
  • Sen. Ben Sasse (R) beat Republican primary challenger Matt Innis with 75% of the vote.