Here are the Poll workers for the Village of Woodville, pictured (L to R) are Barb DeLander, Pat Mathison and Vi Roquette. Photo by Paul J. Seeling
Here are the Poll workers for the Village of Woodville, pictured (L to R) are Barb DeLander, Pat Mathison and Vi Roquette. Photo by Paul J. Seeling

SPRING VALLEY, WI – Last Tuesday, April 4, 2017 was the 2017 Spring Election; there were two Nonpartisan Offices open for election. The first was for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Two-term incumbent Tony Evers defeated Lowell Holtz with 70% of the vote (494,846). Holz received 30% of the vote (212,536) of the 707, 382 total votes cast.

The second State office was for Justice of the Supreme Court with incumbent Annette Ziegler running unopposed.

Otherwise there were a number of local elections and one referenda item in Woodville that was decided by a vote of 130 to 59 in favor of adopting the following ordinance:

All horse drawn carriages operated within the Village limits of the Village of Woodville shall be equipped with manure catching devices.

Here are the unofficial results for the local elections in our area:

Village President Baldwin - Willy P. Zevenbergen, 231, Village Trustee Baldwin (vote for 3) - Doug Newton, 195, Lance Van Damme, 201, Duane Russett, 174, Kent Radunzel, 118, Town Board Supervisor Baldwin (vote for 2), Barbara Zimmerman, 84, Don L. Johnson, 91, Town Board Chairperson Baldwin (vote for 1), Douglas Veenendall, 101, Town Clerk Baldwin (vote for 1), Jim Harer, 102, Town Treasurer Baldwin (vote for 1), Ronda L. Helgeson, 98. Village President Woodville (vote for 1), Steve A. Gossel, 169, Village Trustee Woodville (vote for 3), Sue Lohmeier, 107, Richard Cota,110, Dennis W. Russett, 145, Randy Peterson, 132.

Town Board Chairperson Cady (vote for 1), Mike Tully, 150, Town Clerk Cady (vote for 1), Shelly Ninneman, 155, Town Board Supervisor Cady (vote for 2), Jim Mikla, 132, Bob Klanderman, 137, Alex Koeppel, Jacob Schnur, Town Treasurer Cady (vote for 1) Carla Greiber, 153. Town Board Chairperson Eau Galle (vote for 1), James Lund, 75, Town Board Supervisor Eau Galle (vote for 2), Kevin Larson, 69, Amy Shafer, 59. School Board Member Baldwin-Woodville School District, (vote for 2), Bradley A. Coplan, 433, Mike R. Bondarenko, 408, Jay L. Larson, 458.

Village President Spring Valley (vote for 1), Marsha Brunkhorst, 105, Village Trustee Spring Valley (vote for 3) Mary M. Ducklow, 103, Andrew Vorlicek, 97, Nick Falde, 100. Town Board Chairperson Cady (vote for 1), Mike Tully, 150, Town Clerk Cady (vote for 1), Shelly Ninneman, 155, Town Board Supervisor Cady (vote for 2), Jim Mikla, 132, Bob Klanderman, 137, Alex Koeppel, Jacob Schnur, Town Treasurer Cady (vote for 1) Carla Greiber, 153. Town Board Chairperson Eau Galle (vote for 1), James Lund, 75, School Board Member Spring Valley School District, (vote for 3) Andrew Johansen 340, Bobbie Jaeger, 334, Matthew J. Schreiber, 311. School Board Member Elmwood School District (Incumbents running unopposed), Bernard M. Christman – 204, Brooke A. Glaus – 217.

Town of Gilman - Chair: Phil Verges, 65, Supervisor I: Jim Traynor, 60, Supervisor 2: Dennis Sorenson, 62, Treasurer: Richelle Bartlett, 70, Clerk: Becky Manley, 65.

Martell Town Board Chairperson, Bradley A. Taplin, 93, Martell Town Clerk, Janice Swanson, 92, Martell Town Treasurer, Heather Sitz, 94, Martell Town Board Supervisor 1, John Worsing, 91, Martell Town Board Supervisor 2, Dale R. Olson, 90. Rock Elm Town Board Chairperson, Tim Bates, 30, Rock Elm Town Clerk, Monica Robey, 35, Rock Elm Town Treasurer, Pam Reitz, 37, Rock Elm Town Board Supervisor 1, Matthew C. Holcomb, 34, Rock Elm Town Board Supervisor 2, Adam D. Carson, 29.

Spring Lake Town Board Chairperson, Richard E. Johnson, 36, Spring Lake Town Board Clerk, Donna Borgschatz, 37, Spring Lake Town Board Treasurer, Sarah L. Stein, 36, Spring Lake Town Board Supervisor 1, Michael R. Jacobson, 33, Spring Lake Town Board Supervisor 2, Tim A. Anderson, 32.

Elmwood Village President, William Stewart, 112, Elmwood Village Trustee, Dolores Radtke, 91, Sondra MacDonald, 39, Michael Hess, 62, Richard Jones, 118, Paul D Unser, 79, Mandy Pfingsten, 27.