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Spring Election 2016: Recount shows Bruenig as victor in county supervisor Dist. 21 race

A recount of the county supervisor Dist. 21 results conducted Monday still had incumbent Kim Bruenig narrowly edging challenger Mark Nordigan by 4  votes. With final unofficial votes were counted April 5, Bruenig was leading Nordigan by 7 votes. That margin narrowed to 3 votes after canvassing, during which late arriving absentee votes were counted. Nordigan then […]

Western Kenosha County bucks state result in GOP primary

Statewide Republican primary results Tuesday gave Ted Cruz a decisive 14 percentage point victory over chief rival Donald Trump. But the race between the two was much closer in Western Kenosha County, where Trump actually edged out Cruz by about 1.5 percent. That margin was a little larger than Trump’s margin county wide, which was […]

Spring Election 2016: Silver Lake-Salem J1 School District (Riverview School) board results

Early results in the Silver Lake-Salem J1 School District (Riverview School) board race shows a tight race for the second seat. The top two candidates receiving the most votes will win the two available seats. With Silver Lake reporting complete unofficial results: Mike Gentile 474 (40%). Joy Corona 351 (30%). Jim Walker 346 (29%). UPDATE 9:37 […]

Spring Election 2016: County supervisor Dist. 23 results

Early results in the county supervisor Dist. 23 race show incumbent Dennis Elverman fending off a challenge from challenger Tom Gibbons. At 9:23 p.m. with 2 of 4 polls reporting unofficial results: Dennis Elverman 269 (59%). Thomas H. Gibbons 188 (41%). The district includes parts of Twin Lakes, Randall and Wheatland. UPDATE 12:46 a.m. — […]

Spring Election 2016: Silver Lake trustee results

A slate of Silver Lake village trustee candidates aligned with village President Bruce Nopenz have won seats on the Village Board. The three candidates with the highest vote totals win the three available seats. At 9:09 p.m. with the single poll reporting, unofficial results are: Daniel Withers 503 (21%). Laura Francart 476 (20%). Bob Raymond 474 […]

Spring Election 2016: County supervisor Dist. 18 results

Early results from the county supervisor Dist. 18 election show Jill Gillmore of Bristol with a commanding lead over Monica Yuhas of Pleasant Prairie. Complete unofficial results from Bristol are: Gillmore 723. Yuhas 189. The district also includes part of Pleasant Prairie. Neither candidate is an incumbent as current Supervisor Anita Johnson did not run […]

Spring Election 2016: County supervisor Dist. 20 results

Early results in the race for county supervisor Dist. 20 show a very tight race. Complete unofficial results from Paddock Lake are: John Poole 443 Mike Underhill 440 Poole is the incumbent, but Underhill held the seat before him. Both candidates live in Paddock Lake. Dist. 20 also includes parts of Salem. UPDATE 9:18 p.m. […]

Spring Election 2016: Wilmot Union High School board results

Early results are in for the Wilmot Union High School District board race. Three seats will be filled. At about 8:35 p.m. with 4 of 8 polls reporting unofficial results are: Sue Gerber 149 (25%). Wayne Trongeau 116 (20%). Steven Turner 110 (19%). Roger W. Johnson  103 (18%). Marcie Badtke 100 (17%) UPDATE 9:23 p.m. — […]

Spring Election 2016: Bristol School Board results

Here are early results for the Bristol School District board race. The three top vote getters will fill the available seats. At about 8:35 p.m. with 2 of 4 polls reporting: Kim Rickert 763 (29%). Andy Boncher 682 (26%). Melissa Heriford 574 (22%). Kimberly Kulovitz 569 (22%). UPDATE 9:50 p.m. — With 4 of 4 […]

Spring Election 2016: Salem supervisor results

Early results in the Salem tonw supervisor race show the two incumbents, Mike Culat and Dennis Faber, ahead of challenger Tim Driscoll. Unofficial results at 8:30 p.m. with one of two polls reporting are: Mike Culat 816 (38%). Dennis Faber 706 (33%) Tim Driscoll 590 (28%) UPDATE 9:37 p.m. — With two of two polls […]

Spring Election 2016: It’s Election Day

It’s Election Day for voters in Western Kenosha County. Polls throughout Western Kenosha County will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters here will be able to vote for municipal, school board and county board candidates. Some local municipalities do not have an election this spring. Contested local elections are: Salem town supervisor. Silver […]

Spring Election 2016: Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) candidate Q&A

Voters in Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 5. Voters will be able to vote for two candidates. The candidates with the top two largest vote totals will fill the seats. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, […]

Spring Election 2016: County supervisor District 23 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 23 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 5. The 23rd District includes parts of Twin Lakes and Randall and small portion of Wheatland. (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical […]

Spring Election 2016: County supervisor District 21 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 21 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 5. The 21st District includes parts of Twin Lakes, Randall and Salem (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical information, followed by their […]

Spring Election 2016: County supervisor District 20 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 20 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 5. The 20th District includes Paddock Lake and part of Salem (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical information, followed by their question […]

Spring Election 2016: County supervisor District 18 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board district 18 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 5. The 18th District includes much of Bristol in Western Kenosha County (see map above). The rest of the district is in Pleasant Prairie. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by […]

Spring Election 2016: Bristol School District candidate Q&A

Voters in the Bristol School District will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 5. Voters will be able to vote for three at-large candidates out of a field of four. The top three in votes will fill the seats. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email […]

Spring Election 2016: Wilmot Union High School District candidate Q&A

Voters in the Wilmot Union High School District will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 5. Voters will be able to vote for three at-large candidates out of a field of five. The top three in votes will fill the seats. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, […]

Spring Election 2016: Silver Lake-Salem J1 School District (Riverview School) board candidate Q&A

Voters in Silver Lake-Salem J1 School District (Riverview School) will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 5. Voters will be able to vote for two at-large candidates out of a field of three. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is […]

Spring Election 2016: Silver Lake village trustee Q&A

Silver Lake voters will be able to cast a ballot in a contested village trustee race on April 5. Voters will be able to vote for three at-large candidates out of a field of six. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical information, followed by their […]

Spring Election 2016: Salem town supervisor Q&A

Salem voters will be able to cast a ballot in a contested town supervisor race on April 5. Voters will be able to vote for two at-large candidates out of a field of three. The same questionnaire was submitted to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here is their biographical information, followed by their question responses:

Spring Election 2016: Lakewood School Board primary results

The field is set for the April 5 election for Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) after Tuesday’s primary. Appearing on the April ballot will be: Kathy Ticha, Amanda Hahn, Steve Turner and Scott Whipple. The candidates with the top two vote totals in April will fill the two open seats. Eliminated were Barry Woods and Nicholas Heckel. Final unofficial vote […]

Spring Election 2016: Silver Lake trustee primary results

The field for the April 5 Silver Lake village trustee election is set after Tuesday’s primary election. On the ballot in April will be:  Laura Francart, Daniel Withers, Bob Raymond, Kimberly Gerber, Roger W. Johnson and Eldon E. J. Johnston. Eliminated was Kevin A. Kusters Sr. Final unofficial results as reported by village Clerk Terry Faber are: Francart 211 (19%). Withers […]

Primary election today; local races for Lakewood School board and Silver Lake trustee

Voters in Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) and in the village of Silver Lake will be able to vote in primaries Tuesday to narrow the field for the April 5 election: Six candidates filed papers  to fill the two available seats for the Twin Lakes School District #4 board. The primary will narrow the field to […]

Spring Election 2016: Uncontested school board elections

Several local school boards will see uncontested races in the April 5 election: Brighton School — Jodie Brown is running unopposed for the School Board Treasurer position. Incumbent Mark Salerno is not running for re-election. District of Westosha/Central High School — Area A – Township of Brighton, Charlene Brandes (Incumbent), Area B – Village of Bristol, Steven Richter (Incumbent), Area C […]

Spring Election 2016: Bristol School District to see School Board contest

Bristol School District voters will have a contested election in the April 5 election for School Board. Three seats will be filled — one 2-year term and two 3-year terms. Filing candidacy papers by Tuesday’s deadline were: Incumbent Andrew Boncher​ as well as Kimberly Kulovitz​, Kimberly Rickert​ and Melissa Heriford. Incumbents Lynn Keller and Katie […]

Spring Election 2016: Riverview School Board to see contested board election

Voters in the Salem-Silver Lake Jt. School District (Riverview School) will see a contested election for School Board in the April election. Filing candidacy papers by Tuesday’s deadline to fill two available seats were: Incumbent Jim Walker as well as Mike Gentile and Joy Corona. The top two finishers will fill the seats. Incumbent Brent […]

Spring Election 2016: Wilmot Union High School to see contest for board election

Voters in the Wilmot Union High School District will see a contested election for School Board seats in the April election. Filing papers by Tuesday’s deadline to run for the three open seats seats were: Incumbents Marcie Badtke of Wilmot, Wayne Trongeau of Twin Lakes and Steve Turner of Twin Lakes as well as Roger […]

Spring Election 2016: Uncontested races in Bristol, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes and Randall

Four local municipalities will have uncontested races in the April 5 election. Bristol — With two village trustee seats open, only two candidates filed papers, incumbents Ruth Atwood and Carolyn Owens. Paddock Lake — With three trustee seats open, only three candidates filed papers, incumbents Barbara Brenner, Gloria Walter along with Robert Spencer. One of the three […]

CORRECTED — Spring Election 2016: Silver Lake to have contested election for village trustee; primary in Feb.

Note: This article corrects a substantial error from an earlier version. I apologize for the confusion. — DH Silver Lake had seven candidates file for three trustee seats in the spring election. Incumbents Roger Johnson and Dan Withers filed papers before Tuesday’s deadline as did Kimberly Gerber, Kevin A. Kusters Sr., Laura Francart, Robert Raymond and Eldon Johnston. A primary […]

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