Peter Theron Challeges Mark Pocan

The Madison College Professor who ran unsuccessfully against Tammy Baldwin in 2008 gives the US House of Representatives another try.

Peter Theron, who also taught at Beloit College in the past will run as a Republican against Democrat Mark Pocan for the 2nd Congressional District seat.

Theron reports just $653 in his campaign coffers, while Pocan had over $225,000 on hand during the most recent reporting period.

In the last election, Pocan won about 61 percent of the votes in Rock County.