November 20, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Quite a few more hats were thrown into the ring for the April 7, 2020 Spring Election and many of them came from incumbents as we take a quick tally on who is running or stepping aside on the Washington County Board.
This week three incumbents filed for Washington County Supervisor including: District 17 Supervisor Timothy Michalak, Dist. 21 Donald Kriefall, and Dist. 24 Peter Sorce.
District 14 Supervisor Marcella Bishop has not filed papers but she confirmed on Tuesday, Nov. 19 she is running again.
Some of the new candidates in the mix include: Joseph Vespalec who is running in Dist. 2. Incumbent Roger Kist has already filed non-candidacy.
Former West Bend School Board President Randy Marquardt has filed to run in Dist. 5 as incumbent Mike Bassill has filed non-candidacy.
In Dist. 7 John Schodron has filed candidacy papers. That seat is currently held by Supervisor Frank Carr; he has yet to submit paperwork.
And Lois Krueger-Gundrum, the former Mayor of Mayville, is running in Dist. 16. If the name Gundrum sounds familiar, that’s because Lois is married to the former county board chairman and current state Assembly Rep. Rick Gundrum. Dist. 16 incumbent Russell Brandt has already filed non-candidacy.
Dist. 9 Supervisor Richard Bertram who represents the Town of Barton. Bertram turned in non-candidacy papers on Nov. 11, 2019. He will finish out his current term but not run for reelection.
Dist. 19 Supervisor John Bulawa who represents the City of Hartford filed non-candidacy on Nov. 8, 2019.
Dist. 20 Supervisor Mark McCune who represents the Town of Erin filed non-candidacy on Nov. 7, 2019.
On Nov. 6 the WashingtonCountyInsider.com posted a story about Dist. 4 Supervisor Chris Jenkins and Dist. 2 Supervisor Roger Kist filing non-candidacy.
On Nov. 13 Dist. 5 Supervisor Mike Bassill filed non-candidacy. Bassill represented the City of West Bend.
On Nov. 15 Dist. 16 Supervisor Russell Brandt filed non-candidacy. Brandt represented the Village of Slinger. He’s also the Village President in Slinger.
As of Nov. 13 there were others who filed papers with the Washington County Clerk to run for office.
Dist. 3 Supervisor Chris Bossert filed to run again. He represents the City of West Bend.
Dist. 19 has a candidate as Todd Bultman filed to run. That seat is held by outgoing Supervisor Bulawa. In February 2019 Bultman ran for city council in Hartford. Click HERE to read more.
Dist. 20 also has a candidate in Jeffrey Millikin. He is currently a Supervisor on the Erin Town Board where he sits on several committees including the Veterans Memorial Committee, Road Commission and the Parade Committee.
Dist. 11 Keith Stephan filed to run again. He represents the Town of Farmington.