Elections 2013: Local Candidates on Ballot for Spring Election
From local boards to state offices, the April election picture just got a little more clear.
Editor's Note: The following information was updated at 6:15 p.m. to include information about the 98th State Assembly District race. Patch will update with more information late Wednesday after the GAB releases final candidate data for Waukesha County judge races, State Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and State Superintendent.
Local candidates have filed their nomination papers to seek election to area boards and political offices. The deadline was 5 p.m. Wednesday. An (i) denotes the incumbent.
Waukesha Common Council
With 10 districts on the Waukesha Common Council having elections, there will be at least two new faces on the council. Waukesha aldermen Duane Paulson (District 15) and Rick Hastings (District 12) are not seeking office for another term.
Here’s who is running in the April election. A primary election will be held Feb. 19 for District 1 and District 11 (downtown).
- District 1: Terry Thieme (i), John Holst, Mark Myers
- District 4: Joe Pieper (i)
- District 5: Paul Ybarra (i)
- District 6: Adam Jankowski (i), Marga Krumins
- District 8: Vance Skinner (i), Emanuele Vitale
- District 9: Kathleen Cummings (i)
- District 11: Roger Patton (i), Lenny Miller, James Cowee, Kyle Villarreal Sr., Tyler Hoffman
- District 12: Aaron Perry, Gary Krivos
- District 14: Joan Francoeur (i)
- District 15: Russel Stewart, Cory Payne
Waukesha School Board
With three seats on the nine-member school board up for election, the Waukesha School Board will remain at the status quo. All three incumbents who have seats up for election will run again. No challengers are seeking election. (As of 4:45 p.m. Wednesday)
- Steve Edlund
- Ellen Langill
- William Baumgart
Assembly District 98 Special Election
The special election to fill a vacancy created when State Sen. Paul Farrow was elected in a special election Dec. 4 to the 33rd Senate District. Farrow served as a state representative for one term and was re-elected to the position in November. A Republican primary election will be held Feb. 19. No Democrats have filed paperwork to run for office, however, results are not final. The five Republican candidates have filed nomination signatures but only one is officially approved as of 6 p.m.
The Republican candidates running for office are:
- Matt Morzy
- Adam Neylon
- Todd Greenwald
- Jeanne Tarantino (approved)
- Ed Baumann