MADISON, Wis. - Gov. Scott Walker asked a judge to extend the deadline by which he would have to call a special election in two Wisconsin legislative districts, according to court documents.
Last week, a judge ordered Walker to call a special election in the 42nd Assembly District in Columbia and Dodge counties and in senat District 1 in the Fox Valley.
The judge ordered that Walker do so by noon on Thursday.
Republican leaders have said they intend to vote on April 4 on a new bill that would change the law about calling elections.
Walker asked the judge Monday night to extend his deadline to April 6.
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