Speaker of the House Paul Ryan easily won his primary election against challenger Paul Nehlen in Wisconsin's first district. Nehlen's candidacy had always been an extreme long shot, but he had garnered praise from Donald Trump and many prominent Trump supporters. Ryan defeated Nehlen by a comfortable double-digit margin.
Shocking nobody, we project Paul Ryan will win his primary handily. Results are being uploaded now. #WI01— Decision Desk HQ (@DecisionDeskHQ) August 10, 2016
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan wins primary, defeats longshot GOP challenger praised by Donald Trump— Josh Lederman (@joshledermanAP) August 10, 2016