Wednesday, April 4, 2012
A challenger for the Nicolet School Board, Melody Halstrom, garnered a good percentage of votes in Fox Point and Bayside even though she dropped out of the race in January.
In the only official contested election on Tuesday in Fox Point and Bayside, the incumbent won out. Debbie Friberg, incumbent for Fox Point-Bayside School Board, retained her seat against challenger, Eilene Stevens. Here's the breakdown: Fox Point-Bayside School Board And while Melody Halstrom, challenger for one of the two available Nicolet School Board seats, unofficially dropped out in January she still garnered quite a few votes in both Fox Point and Bayisde. Nicolet School Board There were also uncontested races for the following local boards (with the number of people voted in for each position): While challenger Andrew Cegielski won Fox Point in the race for District 1 Milwaukee County Supervisor, incumbent Theodore Lipscomb was the…
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The best spot for up-to-the-minute news and information on the 2012 election.
Welcome to the Fox Point-Bayside Patch 2012 Election Log, our main hub for all things election. For more information on individual candidates and races, see our 2012 Election Central page. Bookmark the link, check in and offer comments. If you know of any election news, want to submit an endorsement or have any questions or suggestions, e-mail the editor, Sarah Worthman. 10 a.m. Remember to check our election results page after 8 p.m. We'll update it with results as soon as they come in from the village clerks. We will also update the blog with any more info as it comes. 12 p.m. Bayside has 13.5 percent voter turnout. 12:45 p.m. Polls are quiet at Longacre Pavilion. Poll workers say it's been steady most of the morning, with only one line …
Monday, April 2, 2012
City, county and national races make for a full ballot on Tuesday; be informed before you head out and cast your ballot.
Unless you've been abroad (for example, interplanetary travel), you know that it will be time to head to the polls on Tuesday. We've listed information about the candidates in all contested races on our Election Central page. Although there are three school board elections on the ballot, only one is a contested race. Incumbent Debbie Friberg and challenger Eilene Stevens will vie for the open Fox Point-Bayside School Board seat. The candidates had presented their views during a forum on Wednesday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on April 3. Here are the polling places in Fox Point and Bayside: If you're not sure where to vote or whether you're registered, check out the state's Voter Public Access web site. You also can find a …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The two candidates running in Tuesday's election for the Fox Point-Bayside School Board will be sharing their views in candidates forum set for 7 p.m Wednesday. Patch will be blogging live throughout the event.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Patch Editor Sarah Worthman is blogging live from Fox Point-Bayside PTO candidates forum, which begins Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Stormonth Elementary School. The event will feature incumbent Debbie Friberg and newcomer Eilene Stevens, who are squaring off in Tuesday's election. For more information on the candidates, visit Patch's Election Central Voters Guide.
We want to make sure you've got all the information you need before hitting the voting booth April 3. See below for information on the upcoming election and a breakdown of every race, with links to individual candidate profiles.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
A roundup of places to be and people to meet in Fox Point and Bayside.
Who said nothing ever happens in Fox Point or Bayside — Patch certainly doesn't think so! Check out all the places to be, things to do and people to see as we look at the week ahead. Fox Point-Bayside School Board Candidate Forum Wednesday Two candidates are vying for one seat on the Fox Point-Bayside School Board and to help get a better understanding of both points of view, the PTO is sponsoring a candidate forum, set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stormonth Elemntary School in the cafeteria. Find complete candidate profiles for both incumbent Debbie Friberg and challenger Eilene Stevens, links to news stories and more on our April 2012 Elections page. Chat With Fox Point-Bayside Patch on Thursday Visit me Thursday at Stone Creek Coffee between…
Friday, March 23, 2012
Get to know incumbent Debbie Friberg and challenger Eilene Stevens at a PTO-sponsored forum.
Two candidates are vying for one seat on the Fox Point-Bayside School Board and to help get a better understanding of both points of view, the PTO is sponsoring a candidate forum, set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stormonth Elemntary School in the cafeteria. Find complete candidate profiles for both incumbent Debbie Friberg and challenger Eilene Stevens, links to news stories and more on our April 2012 Elections page. Candidates will be asked a standard set of questions that they received in advance. Following the question and answer session, audience members will also have an opportunity to ask the candidates questions. Refreshments will be provided by the Fox Point-Bayside PTO.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Fox Point-Bayside District Administrator Rachel Boechler gets new two-year contract even though some parents call for her resignation after controversy in Wauwatosa.
After listening to passionate comments from residents for more than an hour and then deliberating another hour, the Fox Point-Bayside School Board decided Monday night to retain Rachel Boechler as district administrator. The vote to extend Boechler's contract for two more years came after parents called on her to resign following a newspaper article that said she failed to report an affair between a student and teacher when she was a counselor in Wauwatosa in the early 1990s. “In this age of Penn State, the Catholic church, I just cannot imagine in Fox Point-Bayside School we have a leader of the entire school that did not protect a minor when that individual needed to be protected,” Tad Walter, a father of two students in the district …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Fox Point-Bayside and Nicolet School Districts only elections to see challengers.
Tuesday day was the final day to file paperwork to get on the April 3 ballot. Both Fox Point and Bayside have two trustee positions up for grabs without any challengers; in the school board races, Fox Point-Bayside and Nicolet are the only districts with a challenger so far. Maple Dale-Indian Hill has a deadline of 5 p.m. Friday for those interested to file for candidacy. Here's a look at how things stack up: Nicolet School Board The Nicolet School Board has two positions up for grabs. Jennifer Peltz has not filed to run, but two challengers have — Melody Halstrom, 777 W. Dean Rd., and Libby Gutterman, 8025 N. Beach Dr. Marilyn Franklin, 7870 N. Regent Rd., has been a board member since 1988 and is the School Board president. She has filed…
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Potential candidates can now start circulating nomination papers to run for the spring election.
Want to be one of the five votes on the Nicolet School Board? Inspired to work in public service (and get paid)? Thursday marked the first day that potential candidates for Nicolet and other local offices can start circulating nomination papers for the spring election. Papers are due Jan. 3 to get on the ballot. The general election is April 3, but if a primary is needed, it will be held on Feb. 21. Incumbents who choose not to run must announce that decision by filing a declaration of non-candidacy by Dec. 27. Here are the seats with the incumbent officials whose seats will be on the ballot: Nicolet School Board The seats of School Board President Marilyn Franklin and board member Jennfer Peltz will be on the ballot. Franklin has filed …