Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Spring election features few races

The spring election on Tuesday, April 1 will feature few local contests.

In the Village of Baldwin there is only one contest where incumbent Municipal Judge Howard Ott is being challenged by Tammi Hovde. The three incumbent Village Trustees are running for re-election unchallenged. They are: Claire Stein, Greg Larson and Willard Zevenbergen.

In the Village of Hammond three individuals are running for three trustee positions: Christopher Buckel, Wally Graf and Steven Peterson. Sandra Nelson is running unopposed for Municipal Judge. In the Village of Woodville only two candidates are running for three Village Trustee positions. They are Barry Ketchum and Steve Gossel. Linda Duval is running unopposed for Municipal Judge.

For the Baldwin Woodville School District incumbents Dustin Klanderman and Todd Graf are running unchallenged.

Likewise for St. Croix Central School District where incumbents John Hueg and David Olsen are running unchallenged.

At the county level, Mark Gherty and Howard Cameron are facing off for the new Branch 4 judgeship in St. Croix County. Statewide, Mike Gableman and Louis Butler are vying for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

For additional details on voting procedures, voting locations and candidates, see the insert in this week's issue.