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Spring election 2019: Salem School District to host Referendum Information Night/Public Forum March 14

Salem School District will host a Referendum Information Night/Public Forum as a special meeting of the Board of Education on Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m. at the school in the Large Group Instruction Room (LGI). The goal of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for the residents/taxpayers of the Salem School District to […]

Spring election 2019: Brighton School and Central HS will have board seats decided by write-in

Voters in the Brighton School District and Westosha Central High School District will have positions on the school board likely filled by write-in votes since no one filed to run for the posts. For the Central High School board, there are two seats open. Area B – Bristol seat incumbent Steve Richter filed candidacy papers and […]

Spring election 2019: Bristol School to have contested board race

Voters in the Bristol School District will have a contested race for four school board positions on the April 2 ballot. The following six candidates filed by the Jan. 2 deadline: Incumbents Andrew Boncher and Justin Miller and newcomers Stephanie Butenhoff, David Blair, Sue Kratowicz and Lauren Woolard. Incumbent Steve Guion is not running for re-election. There will […]

Spring election 2019: Wilmot Union High School to have contested board election

Voters in the Wilmot Union High School District will be able to vote in a contested election for school board on the April 2 ballot. Four candidates have filed to fill three seats. Voters will be able to vote for up to three candidates. The three candidates with the highest vote totals will win the […]

Spring election 2019: No election contests in Salem, Paris, Wheatland, Randall, Twin Lakes, Silver Lake, Trevor-Wilmot school districts

Voters in several Western Kenosha County school districts will have uncontested races on the April 2 election ballot: Salem School — Two seats up, both three-year terms.  Two individuals filed, both incumbents: Steve Brown and Lisa Hinze. Paris School — Two seats up for election. Filing were incumbents Dennis Hrupka and Deanna Krumm. Wheatland Center School — Two board […]

Spring election 2019: Paris to have contests for chairman and supervisor no. 1

Note: This post corrected from an earlier version. — DH Paris will have contested races on the ballot in the April 2 election for two town offices where incumbents are not running for re-election. Filing candidacy papers by the Jan. 2 deadline to run for town chairman were John Holloway and Beverly McCumber. Incumbent Virgil […]

Spring election 2019: Brighton offices to be uncontested, but with mostly non-incumbents

Town of Brighton offices in the April 2 election will not be contested on the ballot and for three of the four offices filled with non incumbents. However, the positions will not be as full of newbies as that might seem at first. The lone incumbent seeking re-election is Linda Perona as clerk-treasurer. She will […]

Spring election 2019: Randall to have contest for supervisor 1

Voters in the town of Randall will be able to vote in a contested election for supervisor no. 1 in the April 2 spring election. Filing by the Jan. 2 deadline to be candidates for the supervisor no. 1 position  were incumbent Lauren Fox and challenger Julie Horbach. Unchallenged on the April ballot will be […]

Spring election 2019: No contests in spring elections for municipal posts in Salem Lakes, Twin Lakes, Wheatland

There will be no contests on the ballot for municipal offices in Salem Lakes, and Twin Lakes  in the April 2 election. In both of these cases, only the incumbents filed to be on the ballot. In Twin Lakes, running unchallenged will be President Howard Skinner, Trustee Sharon Bower, Trustee Kevin Fitzgerald, Trustee Aaron Karow and municipal judge Bruce Goodnough. […]

Spring Election 2019: Paddock Lake to have contests for trustee and president

Paddock Lake voters will be able to vote in a contested election for village president and village trustee in the spring election. Filing of candidacy papers closed Jan. 2. Two candidates filed to run for president, incumbent Terry Burns and challenger Linda Kritikos. Four candidates filed for village trustee. Three will be elected. Voters will be […]

Fall Election 2018: Voters says yes to medical marijuana and losing dark stores loophole

Kenosha County voters said yes to a pair of county wide referendums Tuesday. Final unofficial results are: Should medical marijuana use be legalized? Yes 59,638 (88%) to No 7,753 (12%). Should legislators close the dark stores tax loophole? Yes 50,920 (79%) to No 13,692 (21%). Both referendums were advisory. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Fall Election 2018: 21st State Senate District

With nearly all results in, incumbent Republican state Sen. Van Wanggaard appears to have won re-election over Democrat Lori Hawkins. At 10:24 p.m. with all Kenosha County polls reporting and 31 of 35 Racine County polls reporting, results were: Wanggaard 42,765 (58%) to Hawkins 31,266 (43%). Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Fall Election 2018: 61st State Assembly District

Early results show incumbent Republican state Rep. Samantha Kerkman leading her Democratic challenger Gina Walkington in the race to represent the 61st Assembly District. At 8:37 p.m. with 19 of 2 polls reporting, results were: Kerkman  9,426 (60%) to Walkington 6,358 (40%). UPDATE 8:49 p.m. — With 20 of 24 polls reporting: Kerkman 11,064 (61%) to Walkington 7,186 (39%). UPDATE 9:21 p.m. — […]

Fall Election 2018: County sheriff results

Early results in the race for Kenosha County sheriff show incumbent Republican David Beth leading Democrat David Zoerner. At 8:20 p.m., with 31 polls of 125 reporting, results were: Beth 10,664 (62%) to Zoerner 6,584 (38%). UPDATE 8:28 p.m. — With 81 of 125 polls reporting, the race is tightening some: Beth 18,336 (56%) to Zoerner 14,376 (44%). UPDATE 8:39 p.m. — With […]

Fall Election 2018: Paris clerk/treasurer referendum results

Early results in the Paris clerk/treasurer referendum show residents favor moving forward with making the position appointed rather than elected. At 8:11 p.m., with one of one poll reporting what may be incomplete results: Yes 497 (61%) to No 322 (39%). Town Board members initiated the process of converting the position to appointed status this summer. In October, Clerk/Treasurer […]

Fall Election 2018: It’s Election Day

It’s Election Day today with federal, state and county partisan offices on the ballot. Of special note locally are: County Sheriff — This race is a rematch — with a twist — from 2018 when incumbent David Beth faced a challenge from David Zoerner in the Republican primary. This time around Zoerner is running as […]

Fall Election 2018: Kenosha County Sheriff candidates Q&A

Voters in Kenosha County will be able to vote for sheriff in the Nov. 6 election. While all county partisan offices are on the ballot, the sheriff’s contest between incumbent David Beth and challenger David Zoerner is the only contested race. The pair also faced off in the 2014 Republican primary, with Beth winning with […]

Kenosha County officials encourage voter registration in advance of November election

Have you considered early voting for the November election? Some elected officials got together in Kenosha Thursday to urge you to do just that. Here is a press release distributed by Kenosha County and the city of Kenosha: Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and City of Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian are calling on residents to make […]

2018 Primary Election: Kenosha County Sheriff results

The race for Kenosha County sheriff  Nov. 6 looks like it will be a rematch of 2014, with a twist. In 2014, incumbent David Beth and Deputy David Zoerner faced off in the Republican primary, which Beth won 6,972 to 2,912. With no Democrat filing, that was in effect the election that year. This year, […]

Election Day 2018: Partisan primary is today

Voters throughout Wisconsin will be able to vote in the partisan primary today. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. countywide. Offices on the ballot include U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, state constitutional offices and county clerk of courts and sheriff. With the announcement of the retirement of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, […]

Spring election 2018: It’s election day!

Western Kenosha County residents will be going to the polls Tuesday to vote in the 2018 spring non-partisan election. Polls throughout our area open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Contested races on are the ballot for: County supervisor in Dist. 18, Dist. 20, Dist. 21, Dist. 22 and Dist. 23. Salem Lakes […]

Spring Election 2018: Twin Lakes School Dist. No. 4 candidates Q&A

Voters in Twin Lakes School Dist. No. 4 (Lakewood School) will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 3. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or Facebook messenger. Here is their biographical information, followed by their question responses: Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

Spring Election 2018: 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 3. 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 2018: Wilmot Union High School Board candidates Q&A

Voters in Wilmot Unified High School District will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 3. Two seats will be filled, with three candidates on the ballot. Voters will be able to cast a ballot for up to two names. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each […]

Spring Election 2018: County supervisor District 22 candidates Q&A

Voters in county board District 22 will be able to cast a ballot in a contested county supervisor race on April 3. The 22nd District includes parts of Brighton, Wheatland, Randall, and Salem Lakes, including all of Silver Lake. (see map above). The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by email or by mail. Here […]

Spring Election 2018: Salem Lakes trustee candidates Q&A

Voters in the village of Salem Lakes will be able to vote in a contested election for village trustee on April 3. A Feb. 20 primary election narrowed an initial field of seven to six. Up for election are three at-large seats on the Village Board. Voters on April 3 will be able to vote […]

Spring Election 2018: 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 3. 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 2018: 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 3. The 20th District includes Paddock Lake and part of Salem Lakes (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 2018: 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 3. 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 2018: Circuit court ruling puts Nopenz back on April 3 county supervisor ballot

Bruce Nopenz of Silver Lake is back on the April 3 ballot for county supervisor in Dist. 22 after a ruling by a Kenosha County Circuit Court judge Wednesday. Judge Bruce Schroeder overruled the decision of the Wisconsin Election Commission that Nopenz be removed because of an inadequate number of nominating signatures due to rules […]

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