A repeat of the 2016 51st Assembly race pits incumbent Todd Novak, who is seeking a third term, against Jeff Wright, the assistant superintendent for the Sauk Prairie School District. 

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel, a Republican, is being challenged by political newcomer Josh Kaul, a Democrat, in his bid for another four-year term. The general election is on Nov. 6. (I) indicates incumbent.

Two contenders who faced off in a special election in June for the 42nd Assembly District seat will have a rematch on Nov. 6, this time, for a full, two-year term.

La Crosse County Sheriff Steve Helgeson, lamenting the fact that so many inmates in the county jail are struggling with mental health issues, nonetheless is thankful that police, deputies and jail personnel are better trained to accommodate such inmates.