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}}{{tnr}}'''Pat Bomhack''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014#District 17|District 17]] of the [[Wisconsin State Senate]].<ref name=candidates/> Bomhack ran against [[Ernie Wittwer]] in the August 12, 2014 Democratic primary for the District 17 seat in the Wisconsin State Senate. Final vote totals showed Wittwer with a two vote lead over Bomhack. The close results caused the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board to order a recount in the race. The recount is underway, and the race undecided, as of August 27, 2014.<ref>[http://host.madison.com/agriview/news/regional/capitol-update-leibham-declines-recount-two-others-go-forward/article_3166276e-742d-53a2-a8a8-25d25d92c5db.html ''Wisconsin State Journal'', "Capitol update: Leibham declines recount, two others go forward," August 27, 2014]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Pat Bomhack''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014#District 17|District 17]] of the [[Wisconsin State Senate]].<ref name=candidates/> Bomhack ran against [[Ernie Wittwer]] in the August 12, 2014 Democratic primary for the District 17 seat in the Wisconsin State Senate.  
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The [[Government Accountability Board]] certified [[Pat Bomhack]] as having won the District 17 Democratic primary on April 29.<ref name=juneau>[http://www.wiscnews.com/news/local/article_d2fadcb6-8e54-53f3-b189-da511cfcf3c0.html ''WISC-News'', "GAB: Pat Bomhack wins Democratic primary in 17th Senate District", April 29, 2014]</ref> This was a switch from August 26, when they certified [[Ernie Wittwer]] as the victor with a 5-vote lead.  
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A recount in the election was triggered by the 7-vote differential between the two candidates in preliminary results from the August 12 primary.<ref>[http://chippewa.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/county-committee-certifies-results-in-th-senate-district--/article_f8405b92-4f04-5508-bbd4-79a3b5d37304.html ''Chippewa Herald'', "Pat Bomhack takes lead in 17th Senate primary after recount," August 27, 2014]</ref>
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<ref>[http://host.madison.com/agriview/news/regional/capitol-update-leibham-declines-recount-two-others-go-forward/article_3166276e-742d-53a2-a8a8-25d25d92c5db.html ''Wisconsin State Journal'', "Capitol update: Leibham declines recount, two others go forward," August 27, 2014]</ref>
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In 2012, Bomhack ran unsuccessfully for the [[Democratic Party]] nomination for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 51|District 51]] of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]].
  
Bomhack was also a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 51|District 51]] of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]].
 
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
Bomhack's professional experience includes working as an attorney.<ref>[http://www.patbomhack.com/about_pat ''Pat Bomhack'', "About Pat," accessed July 30, 2014]</ref>
 
Bomhack's professional experience includes working as an attorney.<ref>[http://www.patbomhack.com/about_pat ''Pat Bomhack'', "About Pat," accessed July 30, 2014]</ref>

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Pat Bomhack
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Candidate for
Wisconsin State Senate District 17
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionAugust 12, 2014
Term limitsN/A
CandidateVerification
Pat Bomhack is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 17 of the Wisconsin State Senate.[1] Bomhack ran against Ernie Wittwer in the August 12, 2014 Democratic primary for the District 17 seat in the Wisconsin State Senate.

The Government Accountability Board certified Pat Bomhack as having won the District 17 Democratic primary on April 29.[2] This was a switch from August 26, when they certified Ernie Wittwer as the victor with a 5-vote lead.

A recount in the election was triggered by the 7-vote differential between the two candidates in preliminary results from the August 12 primary.[3] [4]

In 2012, Bomhack ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic Party nomination for District 51 of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Biography

Bomhack's professional experience includes working as an attorney.[5]

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for 17 seats in the Wisconsin State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Bomhack was declared the winner of the District 17 contest on August 29 after a recount. Howard Marklein ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Marklein defeated Bomhack in the general election.[6][7][1]

Wisconsin State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Pat Bomhack 44.9% 28,160
     Republican Howard Marklein 55.1% 34,570
Total Votes 62,730
Source: madison.com Results are as of 2:13am with 100% of precincts reporting.
Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPat Bomhack 50.2% 3,837
Ernie Wittwer 49.8% 3,804
Total Votes 7,641

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Bomhack ran in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 51. He was defeated by Maureen May-Grimm in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. Incumbent Howard Marklein (R) ran unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[8]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMaureen May-Grimm 61.3% 1,838
Pat Bomhack 38.7% 1,160
Total Votes 2,998

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