Randy Kusilek and David Reese were knocked off the River Falls City Council in Tuesday’s spring election. Katie Chaffee, former mayor of River Falls, edged Reese for the District 3 council spot, with 232 votes to Reese’s 186. Kusilek was beaten by Diane Odeen for council at-large, 688-532.RELATED CONTENT
Editor’s Note: Candidates were asked to provide basic biographical information and a word-limited answer to the question, “How will your knowledge, skills and/or experience benefit the city during your service as a City Council member?”RELATED CONTENT
The two candidates for state public school superintendent disagree on whether schools need more tax dollars.
Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.
The filing deadline for local candidates is approaching -- the end of the workday Wednesday, Jan. 2.RELATED CONTENT
Early Wednesday morning, with nearly all voting units reporting, the Republican incumbents were the winners in four local Wisconsin Assembly Districts.RELATED CONTENT
Baldwin elected state's first woman Senator; Kind easily fends off Boland while Duffy defeats Kreitlow
Western Wisconsin voters helped elect the state's first woman and the first openly gay U.S. Senator in history, while returning incumbent U.S. Representatives Ron Kind and Sean Duffy to Washington.RELATED CONTENT
With 86% of voting units in the district reporting, at 11:30 p.m. Sheila Harsdorf, who has represented the 10th District in the Wisconsin Senate since 2001 and survived a recall attempt last year, had won re-election. At that point, Harsdorf had 45,328 votes to 29,436 for her challenger, Daniel C. Olson.
Republicans are faring well in St. Croix County in early returns.
There are said to be only a few “swing states” and a tiny percentage of “undecided voters” left to decide the Nov. 6 presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.RELATED CONTENT
Duane Pederson, volunteer poll worker and former River Falls mayor, came to City Hall Monday morning, Oct, 29, to test the accuracy of the city's optic scanners and electronic touch-screen voting machines.RELATED CONTENT
Get more information about the candidates – other than the presidential ones – who will be on the ballot in the Elections tab. Click here www.elelectionsection or on the Elections tab or the link.RELATED CONTENT
Herbert H. Kohl says he figured out early on in his 24 years in the U.S. Senate that he didn’t want to be an ideologue of any sort.RELATED CONTENT
Ray Boland challenges incumbent Ron Kind for the 3rd District U.S. Congress seat.RELATED CONTENT
Dan Olson challenges incumbent Sheila Harsdorf for the 10th District State Senate seat.RELATED CONTENT