Fitzgerald to run for State Senate

A Janesville City Council member is the first republican to announce he's running for the 15th State Senate District seat being vacated by Tim Cullen.

Brian Fitzgerald officially announced his candidacy on Wednesday.

Along with the City Council, Fitzgerald also serves on the Alcohol License Advisory Committee, and the Plan Commission.

Fitzgerald will face off against the winner of the three-way Democratic primary on November fourth.

The three Democrats looking to represent the 15th Senate District which includes Janesville, part of Beloit, Broadhead, Milton, Edgerton, Evansville, Newville, and Whitewater are Janis Ringhand, Mike Sheridan, and Austin Scieszinski.