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Spring Primary Election 2017: Silver Lake-Salem Joint School Dist. 1 (Riverview School) results

Voters in Silver Lake-Salem Joint School District 1 (Riverview School) narrowed a field of five candidates to four in Tuesday’s primary election. Candidates who will appear on the April 4 ballot are: Bert A. Christensen 163(29%). Mary K. Vozel 139(24%). Joy Corona 127(22%). Adam Lang 81(14%). Eliminated was Dee Dee Adamecz, who received 58 votes. Two seats […]

Spring Primary Election 2017: Salem Lakes trustee results

Salem Lakes voters, in their first election as a municipality, favored experience on municipal boards over newcomers in Tuesday’s primary election for village trustee. In addition, voters in the new municipality that resulted from the merger of Salem and Silver Lake greatly favored the candidates from the Salem Town Board over the Silver Lake incumbents. Unofficial results […]

It’s spring primary election day 2017

It’s spring primary election day. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Twin Lakes voters will vote at Village Hall. In Salem Lakes, all polling places for both the former Town of Salem and the former Village of Silver Lake will remain the same for this election year, Salem town Clerk Cindi Dulaney recently […]

Spring Election 2017: Salem Lakes trustee primary questionnaire answers

Voters in the new village of Salem Lakes will be able to vote in a primary election for village trustee on Feb. 21. The primary election will narrow the field of eight to six, who will appear on the ballot for the April 4 general election. This is the first election in Salem Lakes, which […]

Polling places won’t change for Salem Lakes Feb. 21 primary election information

Voters in the new village of Salem Lakes will be voting in a brand new municipality for the first time for the Feb. 21 primary, but where they vote will be the same.   All polling places for both the former Town of Salem and the former Village of Silver Lake will remain the same […]

Spring election 2017: Paddock Lake to have race for trustee

Voters in Paddock Lake will have a contest for village trustee on the ballot in the spring election. The following four individuals filed papers Tuesday to run for the three at-large trustee seats: Incumbents Gary Kaddatz, Kathy Christenson and Richard Fish along with newcomer Christoper Kram (Note: Spelling corrected. — DH). For village president, only incumbent Terry Burns will […]

Spring Election 2017: Salem Lakes to have contests for trustee and president

The new village of Salem Lakes will see all its municipal seats with contests in the spring election, the first for the new village that will be the result of a merger of the village of Silver Lake and the town of Salem. Technically the seats to be filled are the ones that would have […]

Spring election 2017: Three of four positions in Paris have challenges

Three of the four town positions up for election in Paris in the spring 2017 election will have contests on the ballot. Filing candidacy papers as of Tuesday’s deadline are: Supervisor 1: Incumbent Ron Kammerzelt and challenger Joe Kolnik. Kolnik ran against Chairman Virgil Gentz in the Nov, 22 recall election. Supervisor 2: Incumbent Ken Monson and […]

Spring election 2017: Randall to have rematch for town chairman

Randall voters again will see a rematch for town chairman in the 2017 spring election. As of the deadline for filing candidacy papers Tuesday, incumbent Robert Stoll and challenger Philip Johnson had both returned papers. This will be the third consecutive election in which Stoll and Johnson will face off against each other. Stoll defeated […]

Here’s how to run for Salem Lakes village offices in April

Those looking to run for office in April in the new combined village of Salem Lakes will have some special procedures to follow. The cooperative plan calling for a merger of Salem and Silver Lake into the new village of Salem Lakes recently was approved by the state Department of Administration. When the merger takes […]

Paris Town Board incumbents keep positions in recall election

All the incumbent Paris Town Board members won in a recall election held Tuesday. Results as posted at the Town of Paris website at about 8:23 p.m. are: Chairman — Virgil Gentz  397; Joe Kolnik 256. Supervisor 1 — Ron Kammerzelt 397; Paul Terry 255. Supervisor 2 — Ken Monson  388; Robert Fliess  263. Gentz and Kammerzelt’s margins of victory were nearly […]

Paris Town Board recall election is today

Voters in Paris can cast a ballot in the Paris Town Board recall election Tuesday. The polls at the Town Of Paris Safety Building, 16607 Burlington Road  (Highway 142), will be open until 8 p.m. Incumbent Chairman Virgil Gentz is being challenged by Joseph Kolnik. Incumbent Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt is being challenged by Paul Terry. Incumbent Supervisor Ken […]

Paris Town Board recall election candidate questionnaires

Voters in Paris will be able to vote in a recall of the Town Board election on Nov. 22. Incumbent Chairman Virgil Gentz is being challenged by Joseph Kolnik. Incumbent Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt is being challenged by Paul Terry. Incumbent Supervisor Ken Monson is being challenged by Robert Fliess. westofthei.com sent identical questionnaires to each […]

Paris Town Board recall election debate coverage (VIDEO)

The Paris Town Board recall election debate took place Thursday evening at Paris School. As expected, the three incumbent Paris Town Board members — Virgil Gentz, Ron Kammerzelt and Ken Monson — attended and participated and the three challengers — Joseph Kolnik, Robert Fliess and Paul Terry — did not. About 30 audience members attended. […]

Brownie Troop thanks voters at Randall poll

Randall 3rd Grade Brownie Troop 31526 spread positive election spirit at the Randall Town Hall Tuesday during afternoon voting. This group of girls wanted to support and thank voters for caring about their community and country enough to get out and vote. This week they learned about the history of voting rights and are thankful […]

Western Kenosha County goes for Trump, but so does county as a whole

That Western Kenosha County voted decisively Tuesday for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump would surprise few people. But that Kenosha County as a whole also went for Trump might be more surprising in a county where the ballot on Tuesday saw a complete slate of county officials — all Democrats — elected without opposition. Democratic […]

2016 Fall Election Results: 61st Assembly District election — Kerkman wins

Early returns in the 61st Assembly race between incumbent Samantha Kerkman (Republican) and challenger Amee Janus (Democrat show Kerkman in the lead. At about 8:20 p.m., with 10 of 22 precincts reporting Kerkman has 6006 votes and Janus 2903. UPDATE 8:43 p.m. — With 21 of 22 polls reporting partial results: Kerkman 16,361 Janus 8,295 UPDATE 9:32 […]

It’s Election Day

It’s Election Day today with federal, state and county partisan offices on the ballot. Of special note locally are: The 61st Assembly District race, which pits current state Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem) and Amee Janus (D-Trevor) against each other. Most of Western Kenosha County (except for Wheatland) is in the 61st. All of the partisan county offices are uncontested. Polls […]

Kammerzelt sets time and place for Paris Town Board recall debate

Paris town Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt firmed up plans for a debate before the Nov. 22 Town Board recall election, but he might be kind of lonely that night. Kammerzelt said, in an email we received Friday, a debate will take place Thursday, Nov. 10 at Paris School, starting at 6:30 p.m. In a follow-up message Kammerzelt said […]

Paris incumbents file challenge to recall petitions

The incumbent Paris Town Board members have filed formal challenges to the recall petitions filed last week. westofthei.com received notice of the challenges via an email from town Clerk Beverly McCumber, who said she received the challenges Friday. The email included a copy of each of the challenges from town Chairman Virgil Gentz and Supervisors Kenneth Monson […]

Paris Town Board recall petitions submitted

Petitions calling for the recall of all members of the Paris Town Board were submitted to the town Wedensday. An announcement of the action was made via email to local media by a group of residents who oppose the town’s intergovernmental agreement with Somers that would see some 2,500 acres of Paris land transferred to Somers […]

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 […]

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