Kurtz won’t seek rematch with Kind in 2018

Tony Kurtz, who took 43.4 percent of the vote in 2014 as he lost to Ron Kind, said he has decided against seeking a rematch with the La Crosse Dem in 2018, in part because of what he sees as a poor political climate for Republicans next year.
Kurtz, an organic farmer who spent two decades in the U.S. Army, stressed that is not the only reason he decided against a bid.
“I’ll put it this way. I hope I’m wrong. I really do. I’ve just got a feeling that it’s not,” said Kurtz, who worked on U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s re-election campaign.
The NRCC has made Kind a target for 2018 after Donald Trump won...

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