Two incumbents and four newcomers are running for three seats on the Racine Unified School District's Board of Education.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Incumbent President Steve Jansen and Trustee John Johnson are running for village president in Sturtevant.
Incumbents John Johnson, Chris Larsen and Chris Wright along with former Trustee Daryl Lynaugh are running for two-year terms on the Village Board.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Four newcomers - David DeGroot, Chuck Haakma, Steve Herek and Ronald Molnar - along with incumbents Sonny Havn and John Hewitt are running to fill three seats on the Mount Pleasant Village Board.
Trustee Karen Albeck and County Supervisor Mark Gleason are running for the top spot on Mount Pleasant's village board.
Friday, March 29, 2013
We have the information you need for Tuesday's election: where to vote; how to register; and information about the candidates.
There is a contested races for Mount Pleasant village president and for three Village Board seats. We want to know who is going to get your vote on Tuesday — and why.
Mount Pleasant voters head to the polls on Tuesday to cast ballots in several key local races — village president and three seats on the Village Board. Here's who is running: Mount Pleasant Village President Mount Pleasant Village Board We're giving Mount Pleasant voters an opportunity to tell us whom they support in all or any of these races — and why. Take our unscientific poll to let us know whom you plan to vote for, and also post a comment at the bottom of this article to weigh in on either race. Here's you chance to tell the rest of Mount Pleasant whom you're backing on Tuesday, and why you think that person will do the best job for the village. And before you vote, check out Mount Pleasant Patch's 2013 Spring Election Guide for …
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 Mount Pleasant's and Sturtevant's, are required to be open.
With the spring election on Tuesday, muncipal clerks' offices across the state - including Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant - are required to be open on Good Friday. The clerk’s offices in Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant will be open for in-person absentee voting and other election details that day. 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 religious observances that are not recognized as state holidays," …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Gov. Scott Walker is coming out with a book that chronicles the controversy over his 2011 budget reforms. The book already has a title, but that didn't stop people from taking to Twitter with their own suggestions.
Gov. Scott Walker’s book, which will be titled “Unintimidated: A Governor’s Story and a Nation’s Challenge,” is set to hit the bookstores shelves sometime late in 2013. Sentinel imprint of Penguin Group announced Tuesday that it has acquired the rights to the book. The book chronicles Walker’s budget reforms in 2011, which sparked massive protests and counter protests. During the budget-making process, Walker sought to erase a $3.6 billion deficit by eliminating their ability to collectively bargain and asked unions to pay more for their insurance and pensions. At one point, almost 100,000 people protested Walker’s budget and a number of Democrats left the state to protest his proposal. "This book tells the dramatic story of how one brave …
Trustee Karen Albeck is running for the top spot for the first time, and County Supervisor Mark Gleason is looking to return to the helm after a decade-long absence.
Two candidates are asking for residents' votes to take the gavel as Mount Pleasant village president: Trustee Karen Albeck and County Supervisor Mark Gleason. Albeck has been on the village board since 2009 and is running for the village's top spot for the first time. Gleason was the town chair until Mount Pleasant incorporated in 2003 and has represented parts of the village and Caledonia on the county board for the last ten years. Current President James Majdoch is not running for re-election. He was appointed last September after former President Carolyn Milkie resigned. Patch wanted to know how the candidates felt about some issues so we asked them to fill out a questionnaire, and we feature their answers here in their own words. …