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Elections complaint filed against Mayor Mason

RACINE — A rival mayoral candidate filed a complaint alleging that Racine Mayor Cory Mason violated state elections law with the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC). The complaint, filed last week before the primary election by Jim DeMatthew, claims that Mason broke the law “by actively engaging in prohibited electioneering activities.” Specifically, the complaint contends that […]

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Racine Mayor race: Mason, Perez advance to spring election

RACINE — With voter turnout at about 28%, Racine Mayor Cory Mason will defend his seat against Alderman Henry Perez in the spring election. In the primary held Tuesday, Feb. 21, Mason captured 3,607 votes, or 42% of the 8,523 votes cast. Meanwhile, Perez earned 2,561 votes, representing 30% of the total votes. Political newcomer, […]

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Jim DeMatthew: City of Racine 2023 mayoral candidate

Racine County Eye asked candidates to fill out a questionnaire so that our readers could learn more about them. These are mayoral candidate Jim DeMatthew’s answers. Jim DeMatthew What position are you seeking?Mayor How long have you lived in Racine?Life long resident Age61 OccupationFinaancial Services Representative Jim DeMatthew calls for residents to work together. – […]

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Racine mayoral candidate forum set for Feb. 2

RACINE — A coalition of community organizations is sponsoring Racine’s first mayoral candidate forum on Thursday, Feb. 2. The event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 716 College Ave. The forum, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the Racine Interfaith Coalition, the League of United Latin American Citizens […]

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Mason seeking second term; stresses ‘a more equitable community’

RACINE — Racine Mayor Cory Mason formally kicked off his re-election campaign last week touting the city’s recent accomplishments and emphasizing his vision of inclusion for all residents. “I’m really excited about the work we’ve been doing,” he told supporters who crowded into Littleport Brewing Co., 214 Third St. “In the last five years, […]

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Jim DeMatthew announces Racine mayoral bid

RACINE – Calling for residents to work together to restore Racine, Jim DeMatthew announced his candidacy for Racine mayor on Monday. The spring election is April 4, 2023. DeMatthew, 61, an investment and retirement services specialist, told attendees at a campaign kickoff event at Joey’s Yardarm, 920 Erie St., that he wants to turn the […]

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