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 …
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
Project manager who has lived in district for more than 30 years makes first attempt for public office.
Monday, January 21
Name: Todd Greenwald Address: 835 Laureate Drive, Pewaukee Age: 40 Occupation: Project/account manager Family: Married with 7-year-old daughter How long have you lived in district? Over 30 years Have you held political office? No Related experience: Lake Park Home Owners Association Board member, including president for one year.
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…