Grothman wins GOP race for retiring Petri's seat
MADISON, WI - MARCH 04: Republican Wisconsin State Senator Glenn Grothman (R) talks with Mark Dziedzic (C) and Jeff Dziedzic inside the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 4, 2011 in Madison,Wisconsin. Some demonstrators have returned to the capitol building hours after they were forced to vacate the building after occupying it for more than two weeks to protest Governor Scott Walker's attempt to push through a bill that would restrict collective bargaining for most government workers in the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Image by Getty Images
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- State Sen. Glenn Grothman has defeated three other Republicans in a hard-fought primary race to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Petri.
Grothman presented himself to voters as one of the hardest-working lawmakers in the Legislature, with 60 bills signed into law by Republican. Gov. Walker.