Posted inElections, Government

Trustee Candidates Talk Priorities, Separate School District

**Editor’s Note: This is the second story featuring the candidates for Sturtevant Trustee. Incumbents Chris Wright, Chris Larsen, John Johnson and challenger Michelle Duchow answered a series of questions, and these are their unedited answers. If elected, what would your priorities be? Wright: 1. Closing out our TIF district next year; 2. Laying the foundation for the […]

Posted inElections, Government

Update: Listen to Racine Mayor Candidates on WGTD with Racine County Eye

Mayor John Dickert and Pastor Melvin Hargrove participated in a radio forum on 91.1FM WGTD radio Saturday hosted by the radio station and Racine County Eye editors Heather Asiyanbi and Denise Lockwood. During the forum Len Iaquinta from WGTD and the RCE editors asked the candidates questions in a conversational manner about a range of […]

Posted inCommunity, Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Keep Sturtevant Board Intact

**Editor’s note: This Letter to the Editor was submitted by Sturtevant resident Rob Amos. Attention Sturtevant residents: There is “new blood” running for a trustee position on our village board. In this election there are three positions up for election. As a volunteer on the fireworks committee for several years, with many encounters with the […]

Posted inElections, Government

Sturtevant Judge: Niemiec, Ten Cate Head to April Election

Turnout in Sturtevant was low Tuesday for the spring primary election to choose two candidates for the April general election for municipal judge. Only 182 registered voters of around 3,300 cast a ballot. In the end, residents chose incumbent Robert Niemiec and former Sturtevant police Officer Stuart Ten Cate: Robert E. Niemiec-82 Stuart Ten Cate- 47 […]

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Candidate Plans Ordinance Requiring Paid Taxes for Elected Officials

If Mount Pleasant village president candidate Jerry Garski wins the election in April, he plans to introduce a village ordinance requiring candidates for public office to to have their property taxes paid in full. Garski is running against current President Mark Gleason. The reason for the ordinance, Garski states on his website, is because the […]

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Racine County Eye, Taxpayers Assoc. Presenting Community Candidate Forums

Racine County Eye and the Racine Taxpayers Association are partnering to present a number of community candidate forums in the weeks leading up to the February primary and April general elections. The forums will give residents an opportunity to hear directly from the candidates. Voters will also have the chance to ask questions of their […]