LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -

Lee Nerison will keep his seat in the 96th Assembly for a 7th term.

Democrat Alicia Leinberger, a resident of Viroqua, announced her candidacy to upseat Republican incumbent Nerison back in May.

Nerison has occupied the seat since 2004.

Leinberger said she was more representative of those in her district, working through trade and market issues with dairy farmers and producers.

The 96th Assembly District covers Crawford, Vernon and parts of Monroe counties.