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Races and places for April 5 election

There's plenty of choices for local seats

March 29, 2011

Area voters will go to the polls between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. April 5 to decide many municipal and school races.

They will also help elect a Wisconsin Supreme Court justice (David Prosser Jr. or Joanne Kloppenburg) and help determine who will be the next Milwaukee County executive (Chris Abele or Jeff Stone) and who will sit on the bench of Circuit Court Branch 4 (Lloyd Carter and Kathy Stilling) and Branch 18 (Pedro Colon or Christopher Lipscomb Sr.) in the April 5 election.

Here are summaries of local contested races and polling places:

Franklin

There are three school board races. Who voters cast their ballots for depends on which district they live in.

Those in the Oak Creek-Franklin district can choose either incumbent Sheryl Cerniglia or Mark Verhalen.

Those in the Franklin School District will choose from among incumbents David Works and Linda Witkowski and challenger Tim Nielson for the two seats.

Those in the Whitnall School District have a choice of incumbents T.J. Anderson, Bernard Shaw and Nancy Zaborowski or challengers Quinten Brunette, Jon Jones and Jacob Harycki for the three available seats.

On the cityside, Alderwoman Kristen Wilhelm faces a challenge from Bob Schick Jr. for the District 3 seat and District 4 Alderman Steve Taylor is facing former alderman Pete Kosovich.

Franklin polling places are:

• District 1: Franklin City Hall, 9229 W. Loomis Road

• District 2: Franklin Law Enforcement Center, 9455 W. Loomis Road

• District 3: The Polish Center of Wisconsin, 6941 S. 68th Street

• Districts 4 and 5: Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road

• District 6: St. Martin of Tours Church, 7963 S. 116th Street

Greendale

Voters will help elect candidates to two school boards while the Village Board candidates will run unopposed

On the Greendale School Board, voters will choose either incumbent James Schutte or challenger Amy Ali.

Polling places are:

• Wards 1, 2: Greendale High School, 6801 Southway

• Wards 3, 4: Canterbury Elementary School, 7000 Enfield Ave.

• Wards 5, 6: College Park Elementary School, 5701W. College Ave.

• Wards 7, 8: Highland View Elementary School, 5900 S. 51st St.

• Wards 9, 10: Greendale Safety Center, 5911 W. Grange Ave.

Hales Corners

The race for the Whitnall School Board will offer a choice of T.J. Anderson, Bernard Shaw and Nancy Zaborowski or challengers Quinten Brunette, Jon Jones and Jacob Harycki to fill the three available seats.

The only village race will be for municipal judge. Jennine Sonntag and Frank Liska Jr. will vie to succeed Bruce Ranta, who did not seek re-election.

The polling place is:

• Hales Corners Village Hall, 5635 S. New Berlin Road

Oak Creek

Voters will help decide whether incumbent Sheryl Cerniglia or challenger Mark Verhalen will sit on the Oak Creek-Franklin School Board.

Also, those in Aldermanic District 1 will choose either incumbent Daniel Jakubczyk or challenger Kathryn Michuda will represent the district on the Common Council.

Oak Creek polling places are:

• District 1: School Administration Building, 7630 S. 10th St.

• District 2: West Middle School, 8401 S. 13th St.

• District 3: East Middle School, 9330 S. Shepard Ave.

• District 4: Carollton Elementary School, 8965 S. Carollton Drive.

• District 5: Meadowview Elementary School, 10420 S. McGraw Drive.

• District 6: Oak Creek Community Center, 8580 S. Howell Ave.

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