In Manitowoc, Justin Nickels has won a third consecutive four year term to run the City of Manitowoc. Mayor Nickels defeated challenger Barry Nelson by receiving 65% of the votes compared to Nelson’s 35%. Meanwhile Bob Dewane defeated Patricia Koppa to serve as judge in Branch 3 in Manitowoc County Circuit Court. Final results show Dewane winning with ,456 votes compared to Koppa’s 6,187. In the Superintendent race, incumbent Tony Evers easily carried Manitowoc Count against challenger Lowell Holtz with votes tallying in at 9,287 for Evers and 4,998 for Holtz.
In Two Rivers, Four candidates ran for thee at-large seats on the City Council. David England received the most votes with 685, while incumbent Bonnie Shimulunas received the next highest with 628. The final seat went to Aaron Gonnerman who received 606 votes. That leaves sitting council member, Brad Yaggie in fourth with 599 votes. England, Shimilinas and Gonnerman all received three year terms.
The residents of Denmark had two school district referenda on their ballots yesterday, both of which passed with little resistance. Referendum one sought to approve $14 million be spent on high school renovations, while referendum two requested that the school district be authorized to exceed the revenue limit. Both passed with roughly 70% of voters tallying yes.
Two seats were up for grabs on the Mishicot board of education in Tuesday’s spring election. Shawn Driscoll received the most votes in the race…with 7-hundred-22, followed by the other man on the ballot, Bob Shimek, with 588. ‘write-in’ candidate Jeff Ribley…..picked up 5-hundred-53 votes…to finish 3rd.
Wisconsin Superintendent of Schools, Tony Evers also had a strong showing among Manitowoc County residents, beating Lowell Holtz by almost 43 hundred votes.
County Clerk Lois Kiel says 24% of all eligible voters came to the polls including 48% in Manitowoc’s District 10, and 44% in the town of Cooperstown. An official canvas of the county vote totals will occur on Monday.