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April 2 election results

Waupaca County municipal, school board races

Voters in the Iola-Scandinavia School District approved a $2.3 million referendum to enhance safety, security and maintenance for its buildings,

The referendum passed, with 787 yes votes and 395 no votes.

Tuesday, April 4, was a night for incumbents as candidates seeking re-election won in most races throughout Waupaca County.

In New London Mayor Mark Herter defeated Ald. Tim Roberts, 713to 472 votes.

In Clintonville, Mayor Steve Kettenhoven garnered 356 votes against James Supinich, who received 274.

In the Waupaca School Board race where the top four candidates won seats, incumbents Steve Klismet received 1,931 votes, Betty Maanion garnered 1,540 and Bob Adams got 1,215. Challenger Lori Vanhalen drew 1,519 votes, giving her the fourth seat. She beat out incumbent Nicolas Genske who received 1,034 votes. Challenger Tom Link got 784.

Four candidates were in the race for three seats on the Clintonville School Board. Ben Huber and Kris Strauman won re-election with 780 and 663 votes respectively. Klint Barkow also won a seat with 761 votes, while Marie Vandenberg got 546.

In the Weyauwega-Fremont School Board election, challenger Nancy Gorchals received 456 votes against invumbent Brandon Leschke who got 333 votes.

For seats on the Waupaca County Board, Kevin Will deveated Nick Sidel 220 to 112 votes in District 10, Larry Eisentraut defeated Russell Montgomery 188-150 in District 17, and Bernie Ritchie defeated Sandie Wilz 216-137 in District 26.

In the Waupaca Common Council District 4 race, Eric Halverson was elected with 92 votes. Todd Forseth received 69 votes.

Former Clintonville Common Council member Brad Rokus received 84 votes against current council member Peggy Zaemisch who got 50 votes.

Six candidates were in the race for three seats on the Hortonville Village Board. The winning candidates were Jule Arndt Vandenhuevel with 338 votes, Bob Jewell with 281 and Shauna Keel with 239. Judy Peterson got 218 votes, Jason Abendschien, 200, and Michael Paltzer, 159.

Four candidates were running for three seats on the Fremont Village Board. Winning the election were Steven Van Lyssel with 131 votes, Jim Falke 114 and Scott Hart 99 votes. Nicki Scott received 90 votes.

In the election for Scandinavia Village Board, the winning candidates were Daniel Koehler with 76 votes and Michael Hayes with 64 votes. Bonnie Timm garnered 37 votes.

All results are final, but unofficial until certified by the board of canvassers.

CORRECTION: The initial tallies for the New London mayor’s race did not include Outagamie County votes.

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