Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Businessman defeats Pewaukee Police Chief Ed Baumann by 30 votes in special legislative election.
Adam Neylon, a 28-year-old entrepreneur, narrowly won the special Republican primary election for the 98th Assembly District Tuesday — defeating Pewaukee Police Chief Ed Baumann by just 30 votes. Baumann, Todd Greenwald, Matt Morzy, Neylon and Jeanne Tarantino ran in a five-way Republican race to replace Paul Farrow, who was elected to the 33rd Senate District seat in December. With no Democrat challenger in the mix, Tuesday's primary election was essentially winner take all. Neylon will be unopposed in the April 2 special election. Neylon, who celebrated Tuesday quietly surrounded by friends and family, said he hopes to usher in a new generation of GOP leaders in Wisconsin. "I'm excited. We worked very hard on this campaign, and I'm …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Five Republican candidates are vying for the 98th Assembly District seat Feb. 19. Though their ideologies are similar, their backgrounds are quite diverse.
In the special primary election for the 98th State Assembly District seat, differences between the five candidates aren’t so much ideological. Rather, the choice for voters on Feb. 19 lies with differences in the candidates' experience and approach to achieving goals. Ed Baumann, Todd Greenwald, Matt Morzy, Adam Neylon and Jeanne Tarantino are running to replace Paul Farrow, who was elected to the 33rd Senate District seat in December. The winner of the GOP primary is all but certain to win the Assembly seat in a special April 2 election because there is no Democrat running. On Monday, the quintet met in a Patch-sponsored forum at Carroll University to separate themselves from their opponents. In this race, age and experience are what make…
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Take a look at these quick introductions from each of the five candidates vying for a seat in the 98th assembly district.
Five candidates running in a special election in the 98th Assembly District met head-to-head Monday night for at a candidates forum sponsored by Patch at Carroll University. This video offers a brief introduction from each of the candidates, including Ed Baumann, Todd Greenwald, Matt Morzy, Adam Neylon and Jeanne Tarantino (Click on link for biographical information on each candidate). The five are running to replace Paul Farrow, who was elected to the 33rd Senate District in December. Check out the replay of our LIVE blog here. The winner will advance to the general election on April 2, however, since there is no Democratic candidate, that person is all but certain to win the seat. The district includes Pewaukee, Sussex and portions of …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Five GOP candidates are vying for the chance to represent the 98th Assembly District in the state Legislature.
Five Republican candidates are running for the vacant seat in the 98th Assembly District in a special primary election on Feb. 19. The winner will advance to the general election on April 2, however, since there is no Democratic candidate, that person is all but certain to win the seat. The district includes Pewaukee, Sussex and portions of Waukesha. The candidates are Ed Baumann, Todd Greenwald, Matt Morzy, Adam Neylon and Jeanne Tarantino (Click on link for biographical information on each candidate). The five are running to replace Paul Farrow, who was elected to the 33rd Senate District in December. To provide voters with the most information on where they stand on the issues facing the state, Patch invited readers to submit questions …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Former stockbroker and longtime Waukesha County resident seeks Assembly seat in Feb. 19 GOP special primary election.
Monday, January 21
Name: Matt Morzy Address: 2321 Imperial Lane, Waukesha Age: 29 Occupation: Candidate; former stockbroker Family: Married to Abbie; no children How long have you lived in district? Less than one year; 12 years in Waukesha County Have you held political office? No Related experience: Member, Pewaukee Kiwanis; licensed stockbroker and registered principle
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Republicans Adam Neylon, Jeanne Tarantino, Todd Greenwald, Matt Morzy and Democrat Eric Prudent are also running for the seat.
Village of Pewaukee Chief of Police Edward Baumann declared his candidacy on Thursday for the 98th Assembly district, joining a handful of candidates vying for the seat. “I am looking forward to continuing my life-long passion of service to others. I am not a politician, but a problem solver and coalition builder," he said in a statement. "I pledge to be ‘For the People – First and Forever.’” Current 98th Assembly Rep. Paul Farrow won the 33rd Senate District seat during a Dec. 4 special election. A primary for the 98th Assembly seat will be held Feb. 19. The election will be held April 2. In addition to serving as Chief of Police for the Village of Pewaukee for 38 years, Baumann was a coach at Waukesha Catholic Memorial High School and …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Special election for 98th assembly district, which includes portions of Waukesha, Sussex and Pewaukee, will be held April 2.
Gov. Scott Walker has called for the special election in the 98th Assembly District, a seat that is vacant because State Rep. Paul Farrow was elected to the 33rd Senate District on Dec. 4. The election will be held April 2. If a primary election is necessary, it will be held Feb. 19. A news release from Gov. Scott Walker does not state when candidates can begin circulating nomination papers. The Government Accountability Board website had no information about nomination papers as of 4:35 p.m. Monday. “The dates are chosen according to statute and will coincide with guidelines for general spring elections and will therefore also reduce the cost to taxpayers,” said Governor Walker. Four Republican candidates have announced their intentions …
Monday, November 19, 2012
A half dozen people are showing interest in the special election that still has to be called by Gov. Scott Walker.
Editor's Note: This article was updated at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday with information about Jeanne Tarantino declaring her candidacy. State Rep. Paul Farrow has not yet officially won the 33rd Senate District seat, although he is the only candidate on the Dec. 4 special election ballot, but nearly a half dozen people have expressed an interest in replacing him. Jeanne Tarantino, a Waukesha Republican, became the latest candidate for the job, throwing her hat into the ring early this week while Steve Edlund, who was once considering a run, has announced he will not seek the office. Republican Todd Greenwald, a Pewaukee resident, announced that he also running for the 98th District seat that includes Sussex, Pewaukee and portions of Waukesha (see…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
While Paul Farrow still has to win an uncontested Dec. 4 election in the State Senate District, Waukesha Republican Matt Morzy is running for Farrow's Assembly seat.
UPDATED at 12:30 P.M. A Waukesha Republican has announced candidacy for the 98th Assembly District – a seat that was just won by the incumbent Paul Farrow. But because Farrow is moving to the State Senate – pending any write-in candidates in the special election Dec. 4 for the uncontested 33rd Senate District race – the assembly district seat will be vacant. Matt Morzy has decided to run for the Assembly. Morzy was giving his speech at his wedding in May when he urged people to go out and vote for Gov. Scott Walker during the upcoming recall election. “Politics has always been a passion for me, something I have always been interested in,” said Morzy, who is resigning from his position as a manager at Scottrade in Brookfield at the end of …