Jerry O’Connor has won the Republican Primary election for the 52nd Assembly District seat. O’Connor received 4,303 votes defeating three other candidates for the seat being vacated by retiring Republican state representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt. The seat represents the city of Fond du Lac, town and village of Eden, town and village of Oakfield and towns of Lamartine, Byron, Calumet, Eldorado, Empire and Fond du Lac. O’Connor says he knocked on about four thousand doors during the campaign talking about the issues important to residents in the District. Donald Hanneman finished in second with 1,274 votes followed by Lawrence Foster with 1,180 votes and Robert Thresher with 907 votes. O’Connor will face Democrat Joe Lavrenz in the November election.