Greater Wisconsin Rapids area election results
By Rapids City Times staff
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Wisconsin Rapids city council only saw one contested race during the April 2 general election. In District 1, Incumbent Joe Zurfluh defeated Keith Hetzel, 171-147, to retain his seat.
The Wisconsin Rapids school board had two seats available, Incumbent Mary Rayome retained her spot with 3,714 votes and Tony Bier earned his spot with 3,568. Incumbent Anne Lee had 3,454.
Town of Grand Rapids
In Grand Rapids town board chairman race, Incumbent Arne Nystrom defeated David Gorski, 1169-867, while Incumbents Daniel Paulsen and Patty Lumby, retained their spots with 1,174 and 1,263 votes. Amber France had 696.
Town of Saratoga
In the town of Saratoga town board chairman race, Terry Rickaby defeated challenger Travis Demski. 1047-390. Four candidates vied for two available seats on the board. Patty Heeg and Douglas Passineau earned another term on the board, with 928 and 826 respectively, while Joshua McDonald and Mike Peterson, had 427 and 369.
David Ryun won the race for Saratoga constable, with 961 votes, compared to Jeremiah Dean Moore, who had 403.
Town of Rome
In the race for the Rome chair, Wayne Johnson received 495 votes, while Carl Hasdal had 437. In the supervisor race, John Haugen led with 549, Gerry Iverson had 502, and Lori Djumadi had 476.
Port Edwards had four people running for three seats on the village board. Incumbents Sue Mitchell, 404, and Tiara Gruden, 332, retained their spots. Betsy Mancl earned a seat with 361, while John Bingham had 301.
A referendum to allow the Port Edwards School District to exceed the revenue limit by $600,000, was met with a nearly 2-1 show of support, garnering a 540-241 vote.
Results are not official until a full canvassing has been completed.