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Democratic election commissioner resigns in Wisconsin

MADISON, WI (AP)— A Democratic member of the commission that oversees Wisconsin elections plans to resign.

Wisconsin Elections Commissioner Julie Glancey announced on Friday that she plans to step down on Monday.

The 72-year-old Glancey was first appointed to the commission by Republican Governor Scott Walker in 2016 to fill one of the bipartisan commission's three Democratic seats. Democratic Governor Tony Evers reappointed her to serve until 2026. Glancey said in a statement that it's time for her to make way for someone with a fresh perspective.

Evers will appoint a successor from a list of Democrats who were former local government clerks to serve the remainder of Glancey's term.

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