Here are results in some of the other races of local interest from Tuesday’s election: Minimum wage — Kenosha County voters had a chance to weigh-in on whether the minimum wage should be raised to $10.10 per hour. Results were: Yes 34.458 to No 20,346. 21st State Senate — Western Kenosha County voters were selecting their state senator […]
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Election 2014: Other results of local interest — minimum wage referendum, state senate, 1st Congressional Dist.
Silver Lake voters had two referendums today — one seeking to ban the village from contracting with Salem for fire/EMS service and another seeking to dissolve the village government. Both referendums were binding. The dissolution referendum needed to pass by a two-thirds vote. Incomplete results at 9:45 p.m. show: On prohibiting the village from contracting […]
Salem voters had the chance in today’s election to weigh-in on whether ATVs should be allowed to use designated routes on roadways in the town. The referendum is non-binding. At 8:51, with one of two polls reporting incomplete results: No 904 to Yes 614. The need to hand count paper ballots that were cast at Salem Town Hall […]
Local polling places appear to be seeing strong turnout in Tuesday’s federal and state partisan election. On a tour of few polling places between about 5 and 6 p.m., the longest lines were at Salem Town Hall. Several voters told us that they were told that paper ballots had run out late this afternoon and […]
Voters will be going to the polls Tuesday to decide federal and state partisan elections. Silver Lake, Salem and Paddock Lake also have referendums on the ballot and there is a countywide referendum as well. Polls will be open today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Note: westofthei.com will be following all of the election results […]
The fall partisan election typically doesn’t hold a lot of significance when it comes to strictly local issues. Sure that election decides state and federal offices — even president every four years — and those are important offices, but they’re not local. This year, that’s definitely not the case with a countywide referendum and referendums in three municipalities on controversial issues. Here’s […]
The Wheatland Jt. 1 School District referendum to exceed the revenue limit appears to be on its way to approval. At about 8:26 p.m., with just a few absentee ballots yet to be counted, the tally was: Yes 357, No 186, said Wheatland town Clerk Sheila Siegler. Though the district includes portions of Salem, Brighton and […]
Silver Lake will be enforcing a set of temporary campaign sign standards leading up to the Nov. 4 election, Silver Lake Police Chief Andrew Trudeau announced in a media release today. Trudeau said uncertainty about how to enforce the village’s sign ordinance prompted a meeting between village President Sue Gerber, building inspector Royce Kennedy and […]
Van Wannggard and Jonathan Steitz are competing today for the Republican nomination in the state Senate Dist. 21 primary election today. The winner will face Democrat Randy Bryce in November in the heavily Republican district that includes parts of Kenosha and Racine counties. In Kenosha County, with 19 of 20 polls reporting partial results at 9:47 […]
Incumbent David Beth and challenger David Zoerner are competing today for the Republican nomination for Kenosha County Sheriff. Though this is a primary, it will likely be the de facto election because no Democrat filed to appear on the November ballot. Polls closed at 8 p.m. At about 8:26 p.m., with 9 of 112 polls reporting the […]
Partisan primaries — including one that should decide who will be Kenoha County Sheriff for the next four years and another that likely will settle the 21st State Senate seat — will take place today. Only Republicans filed papers to be on the ballot for county sheriff. Therefore, whoever wins Tuesday between incumbent David Beth and challenger David Zoerner should become sheriff, unless […]
Voting in the Lakewood School referendum will take place today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the school in Twin Lakes. All legal voters living in the school district are eligible to vote. The Twin Lakes School District No. 4 is seeking approval for issuing of general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $5,990,000 for […]
The results of the Silver Lake trustee race did not change after a recount performed Friday. County Clerk Mary Schuch-Krebs said the recount, supervised by her office, concluded at about 12:30 p.m. in Kenosha. No change means former Trustee Chris Willkomm will rejoin the board and incumbent Trustee Sotiria Wilber will be stepping down. Three […]
Paddock Lake Village Board members at a committee of the whole meeting Tuesday discussed putting some limits on political signs displayed in the village. Several board members appeared to be offended by displays within the village for the just past spring election where a single candidate has numerous signs displayed on a single property. Areas […]
If an apparent tie in vote totals between two candidates for the Riverview School Board holds up, who wins the seat could end up decided by a draw, district administrator John Gendron explained today. In Tuesday’s election to fill two school board seats, candidate Mary K. Vozel received the most votes, 263. The other two candidates […]
At 9:53 p.m., incomplete results in the Paddock Lake trustee race show the three incumbents leading. The three candidates with the most votes will win the three available seats. With 1 of 1 poll reporting incomplete results: Barbara J. Brenner (incumbent) 235. Gloria J. Walter (incumbent) 207. Kathlyn A. Barry (incumbent) 178. Anthony Hansen 174. UPDATE […]
Incomplete results at 9:41 p.m. are showing a tie for the second seat on the Riverview School Board. The two candidates with the most votes will win the seats. Here are the results, which are not yet final unofficial: Mary K. Vozel 263. Chris Willkomm 252. Bert A. Christensen 252. UPDATE about 10:45 p.m. — […]
At 9:36 p.m., here are incomplete results from the Lakewood School Board race: Rhett Suhre 160. Jennifer G. Matlock 124. Barbara Andres 98. Norman Bashirian 35. The two candidates with the most votes will win the seats. UPDATE about 10:45 p.m. — Last totals above are now complete unofficial votes.
At 9:15 p.m., incomplete results from county supervisor District 18 show the incumbent leading. With 3 of 3 polls reporting incomplete results: Anita Johnson (incumbent) 288. Chad Toney 255. UPDATE about 10:45 p.m. — Last totals above are now complete unofficial votes.
At 9:15 p.m., incomplete results from county supervisor District 22 show the incumbent leading. With 3 of 3 polls reporting incomplete results: Erin Decker (incumbent) 584. Christopher Brown 386. UUPDATE about 10:45 p.m. — Complete unofficial votes: Decker 596. Brown 387.
At 9:15 p.m., incomplete results from county supervisor District 20 show the incumbent behind. With 3 of 3 polls reporting incomplete results: John Poole 355. Mike Underhill (incumbent) 283. UPDATE about 10:45 p.m. — Complete unofficial results: Poole 410. Underhill 313.
At 8:51 p.m., early results in the Randall School Board election show the two incumbents trailing a newcomer and a former board looking to return to the board. The two candidates with the most votes will fill the two seats. With 1 of 3 polls reporting incomplete results the vote totals are: Jim O’Connell 190. […]
At 8:44 p.m., early incomplete results in the Salem town supervisor race show the incumbents leading. The two candidates with the most votes will win. With 2 of 2 polls reporting incomplete results: Dennis Faber (incumbent) 196. Mike Culat (incumbent) 184. Amee Janus 129. UPDATE 9:05 p.m. — New numbers, but same finishing order: Faber […]
At 8:38 p.m., incomplete results from the Twin Lakes trustee races shows two incumbents winning and one newcomer leading. The three candidates receiving the most votes will win. Here are the incomplete results with 1 of 1 poll reporting: Jeremy Knoll (incumbent) 315. Thomas E. Connolly (incumbent) 253. Barbara Andres 214. Pat J. Kail 209. Mike […]
At 8:33 p.m., incomplete results from the Silver Lake trustee race show the incumbents behind and a couple of former board members and a newcomer winning. The three candidates receiving the most votes will win. With 1 poll of 1 reporting incomplete results, here are the vote totals: Carolyn Dodge 172. Roger Johnson 167. Chris […]
At 8:29p.m., some early returns are inf or the Wheatland Center School District referendum. The referendum seeks approval of a non-recurring referendum for four years — $750,000 for each school/budget year. With 2 of 4 polls reporting, the votes are 260 for no and 213 yes. UPDATE 9:10 p.m. — With 4 of 4 polls […]
At 8:23 p.m., some early results are in for the contested Paris seat on the Central High School Board. With 3 of 11 polls reporting, Dustin Beth has 258 votes to incumbent John Holloway’s 221. While this contest is to fill the Paris seat, residents from throughout the district are able to vote. UPDATE 10:10 […]
Voters are going to the polls today to fill municipal, school board and County Board seats. Wheatland Center School District voters also have a referendum to vote on today. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Don’t know where to vote? Check out this page on the county’s website. Once the polls close, […]
Voters in the Wheatland Center School District will be able to vote April 1 on a referendum to allow the district to increase the revenue limit for four years. The referendum seeks approval of a non-recurring referendum for four years — $750,000 for each school/budget year. Estimated tax impact on a home assessed at $100,000 […]
Note: westofthei.com will be posting questionnaire responses from contested local village and town board, Western Kenosha County county supervisor and some school board candidates over the next week. All candidates in a given race were asked the same questions. Their responses are printed as received. The election is April 1. — DH Central High School […]