Monday, January 21, 2013
From taxes to sewers to downtown development, the next Village Board will tackle several key issues in 2013. Patch wants readers to pose questions for the five candidates running in next month's Whitefish Bay Village Board primary election.
Five candidates are running for two spots on the Whitefish Bay Village Board in the Feb. 19 primary election, and Patch will be there every step of the way as we cover this important race. But this time around, we are going to have our readers get more involved in our coverage of the campaign. And we're starting by asking you to help us formulate questions for the candidates. Whitefish Bay Patch will soon contact the candidates vying for the trustee spots to get biographical information as well as their views on the issues facing the village. But we don't want to be the only ones posing the questions; we want to hear what's on your mind as well. If you have a question you would like to ask one or all of the candidates, post it in the …
Small business owner vying for elective office for first time.
Monday, January 21
Name: Carl J. Fuda Address: 5831 N. Kent Ave. Age: 55 Occupation: Small business owner Family: Married - 1982; Mary (Thinnes) Fuda - wife; CJ (21), Leslie (19), Chris (18), Adam (15) - children How long have you lived in village? 30 years Have you held political office? No. Related experience: Active in volunteer and community efforts for almost 30 years
16-year village resident and active dad making first run for public office.
Monday, January 21
Name: Kevin McMahon Address: 620 E. Beaumont Ave. Age: 48 Occupation: Stay-at-home parent Family: Married for 20 years to Julie; children: Joseph, 15; Michael, 13; Peter 10 How long have you lived in village? 16-1/2 years Have you held political office? No Related experience:
Former circuit court judge and 20-year resident seeks spot on board.
Monday, January 21
Name: Robert C. Crawford Address: 5017 N. Palisades Road Age: 61 Occupation: Retired attorney and circuit court judge Family: Married How long have you lived in village? 20-1/2 years Have you held political office? Milwaukee County Circuit Court, 1996-2002 Related experience: Much of my career I worked in federal, state, and local government. While in college, I studied public administration at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, earning a M.P.A. I understand government organizations and public administration
Freelance journalist and 25-year resident seeking first elective office.
Monday, January 21
Name: Ken Wysocky Address: 5437 N. Santa Monica Blvd. Age: 54 Occupation: Freelance journalist/editor Family: Married, with four children How long have you lived in village? 25 years Have you held political office? No Related experience: I've been actively involved for years in coaching youth athletics, from village recreation programs to Whitefish Bay Little League to Jr. Blue Dukes basketball. And as a longtime journalist, I'm adept at looking objectively at many sides of issues and researching them thoroughly. I'd use these skills to solve problems with reasoned and fair solutions.
Friday, December 28, 2012
As of Friday, incumbent Jay Miller and resident Robert Crawford are running unopposed for the two open Village Board seats.
The deadline to run for Whitefish Bay Village Board is just a couple days away. Two seats are up for election on the Whitefish Bay Village Board in April, and so far two candidates — incumbent Trustee Jay Miller and Palisades Road resident Robert Crawford — are the only candidates who have submitted the necessary paperwork to run for election. Crawford, a former Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge, is a regular attendee of Village Board meetings and often speaks about sewer issues facing the village. Crawford and Miller will run unopposed for the two elected positions unless another resident decides to run for office. To run for office, you can pick up the necessary paperwork from Village Hall or email Deputy Village Clerk Kayla Chadwick …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The majority of Whitefish Bay voters chose Obama, Tammy Baldwin, Dan Sebring and Jim Ott in Tuesday's election.
Whitefish Bay voters sided with the rest of the state and the nation in re-electing President Barack Obama to a second term in office. Whitefish Bay voters turned out in larger numbers and chose Obama by a slimmer margin compared to the last presidential election. Turnout measured 92.5 percent this year, compared to 89 percent turnout in 2008. More than 52 percent of Whitefish Bay voters cast a ballot for Obama this year, compared to 56.4 percent the first go-around. Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin, who defeated former Gov. Tommy Thompson Tuesday, also received the majority of votes in Whitefish Bay (by a six-vote margin). Whitefish Bay leaned Republican for the rest of the ticket: Dan Sebring for 4th Congressional District, Alberta …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Patch will keep you up-to-date Tuesday on candidate information, local voters' reactions and the latest turnout numbers and results. Join the conversation!
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Our election guide provides need-to-know information about the local, state and national candidates on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Voters don't have to wait until Nov. 6 to vote for president — in Wisconsin, they can also vote from Oct. 22 through Nov. 2.
While Election Day isn't until Nov. 6, voters in Whitefish Bay — and the rest of Wisconsin — can begin casting their ballots Monday. In-person absentee voting, more commonly referred to as "early voting," begins Monday and continues through Friday, Nov. 2. To accommodate the expected influx of absentee voters, Village Hall will extend hours for absentee voting during the week of Oct. 29, as well as on Saturday, Oct. 27. Absentee voting and voter registration will be available at Village Hall during the following dates and times: You may also request an absentee ballot by mail. The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is 5 p.m. on Nov. 1. Not sure if you are registered to vote in Whitefish Bay? Want to find your polling location…