Newest Republican Assembly Member Sworn In

Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2013 --- 2:00 p.m.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The newest Republican member of the Wisconsin state Assembly has been sworn into office.

Rep. Adam Neylon, of Pewaukee, joined the Assembly on Tuesday as the 60th Republican member. There are 39 Democrats.

Neylon took the oath of office from Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack.

Neylon won a special election on April 2 to represent the 98th Assembly District. He was uncontested.

Neylon owns a window cleaning business.

The special election was called following the creation of a vacancy in the seat when then-Rep. Paul Farrow won a special election for the state Senate last year.

Neylon`s victory in an uncontested special election in December for the state Senate.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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