Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Meanwhile, three incumbents on Waukesha School Board went unchallenged.
Adam Neylon won the special State Assembly race Tuesday night with 4,140 total votes after no Democrats ran in the race. The 28-year-old Republican defeated four other Republicans in February's primary in a close election between Neylon and retired Pewaukee Police Chief Ed Baumann. State Sen. Paul Farrow previously held the 98th Assembly District seat, which includes Pewaukee, Sussex and portions of Waukesha. Farrow was elected to the Assembly and Senate in November when he ran in both the assembly race and in the special primary election againts State. Rep. Chris Kapenga. The 33rd Senate District seat was previously held by Rich Zipperer, who is now a top employee in Gov. Scott Walker's administration. Three Waukesha School Board …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Friday is the last day for residents to vote early in person for Tuesday's election and clerks' offices across the state, including Waukesha's, are required to be open.
With the spring election on Tuesday, municipal clerks' offices across the state - including Waukesha - are required to be open on Good Friday. The clerk’s office at Waukesha City Hall will be open for in-person absentee voting and other election details that day. All of City Hall is open for business on Good Friday, according to Gina Kozlik, acting clerk/treasurer. Friday is the deadline for in-person voting. You may also cast an absentee ballot by mail, but it must be postmarked no later than Tuesday. Here is more information on voting early in Wisconsin. "The absentee voting statutes provide no exemption from or postponement for deadlines occurring on the Thursday or Friday before the Spring Election, regardless of their relationship to …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Here's all the information you need to know about where to vote in Waukesha on April 2 and what's on the ballot.
April 2 is Election Day in Waukesha, and Patch has everything you need to know before you head to the polls. If you're not sure what ward you live in, check out the city's map of aldermanic districts. Waukesha Common Council (1st District) Waukesha Common Council (4th Distict) Waukesha Common Council (5th District) Waukesha Common Council (6th District) Waukesha Common Council (8th District) Waukesha Common Council (9th District) Waukesha Common Council (11th District) Waukesha Common Council (12th District) Waukesha Common Council (14th District) Waukesha Common Council (15th District) Waukesha School Board (Three seats) Town of Waukesha Board of Supervisors Chairman Town of Waukesha Board of Supervisors Seat 2 Town of aukesha Board …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Ten of the candidates vying to serve on the Waukesha Common Council went head to head in a forum at Carroll University Wednesday night. Here's a replay of our live blog of the event
Wednesday, March 20
Waukesha Patch and Carroll University hosted an Waukesha aldermanic candidates forum Wednesday night in the Dorothy Goff Frisch Recital Hall of the Shattuck Music Center. Ten of the candidates running for seats on the council took part in the event and tackled a variety of issues facing the city. Here's a replay of Patch's live, real-time blog from the forum.
Adam Jankowski is running for the District 6 election for the Waukesha Common Council.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Six districts have contested elections this spring. Learn more about the candidates at Wednesday's forum.
Carroll University will host a forum March 20, 2013, for all candidates running in contested races for Waukesha alderman. The forum, sponsored by Patch.com, will be 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in the Dorothy Goff Frisch Recital Hall of the Shattuck Music Center, 218 N. East Ave., Waukesha. It is free and open to the public. These candidates have been invited to participate in the forum: Audience members will have the opportunity to submit written questions to a moderator. Questions should be on citywide vs. district-specific issues. All candidates will be asked to respond to the same questions. The general election is April 2. Aldermen serve three-year terms.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Kathleen Novack's first countywide election went smoothly, but then again this is Waukesha County. City of New Berlin provided inaccurate totals in the State Supreme Court election – however it did not alter overall election night outcome.
Waukesha County Clerk Kathleen Novack coasted through her first countywide election Tuesday with final results being reported shortly after 10 p.m. in the low-turnout election. However, this is Waukesha County, and seemingly every election has its twists and turns. Results from communities throughout Waukesha County started coming in shortly after 8 p.m., which helped make for a quick reporting turnaround. “We are thrilled by that,” Novack said while waiting for the very last units to report Tuesday night. However, it was revelead Wednesday morning that the City of New Berlin provided inaccurate totals in the State Supreme Court election – however it does not alter the overall election night outcome. Novack provided the following …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Three people eliminated in downtown Waukesha primary election.
The two Waukesha aldermen facing primary elections advanced to the April election following Tuesday’s election. Terry Thieme advanced in District 1 with 241 votes. Challenger Mark Myers received 61 votes and John Holst was eliminated from the race with 57 votes. Roger Patton, the downtown alderman in District 11, will face Leonard Miller in April. Patton had 115 votes while Miller received 71 votes. Also running downtown were:
Friday, February 15, 2013
With the election season under way, this is what every Waukesha resident needs to know about voting in Tuesday's primary.
We want to make sure you've got all the information you need before hitting the voting booth on Tuesday, Feb. 19. See below for information on the upcoming election and a breakdown of every race, with links to individual candidate profiles. Registration: Haven't registered to vote yet? Download Waukesha's registration form. Polling locations: Here is a list of Waukesha's 15 polling locations. Hours: All polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Here are the races and candidates who will be on the primary ballot.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
While Waukesha had a majority vote for John McCain in 2008, the Republican lead was stronger in 2004.
If recent history is any indication, Waukesha will carry Gov. Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama in today's election. Four years ago, John McCain and Sarah Palin took 53.3 percent of the vote while the Obama-Joe Biden campaign took 45.5 percent. The McCain/Palin ticket fared better in the Town of Waukesha with 65.7 percent of the vote. While the Obama/McCain race was close in 2008, the election in 2004 showed a greater lean toward the Republican government. That year, President George Bush and running mate Dick Cheney received 21,349 votes in the City of Waukesha to the 13,923 votes cast for Democratic candidates John Kerry and John Edwards. Get all your Election Day news at the Waukesha Election Central Page.