Local, state races uncontested in Nov. election
27 Oct

Local, state races uncontested in Nov. election

While fiercly contested races line up at the national level, state and local races to be decided at Price County polls Tuesday, Nov. 8 are defined by candidates running unopposed to keep their seats.

Local races

The following incumbents, all Democratic candidates, are running for reelection without opposition for their respective county posts this November: County Clerk Jean Gottwald, County Treasurer Lynn Neeck, and Register of Deeds Judith L. Chizek.

Legislative and state races

Under this ballot category, District Attorney Mark T. Fuhr and Representative to the Assembly for District 74 Beth Meyers, both Democrats, have entered unopposed reelection bids.

Federal races

Candidates appearing on Price County ballots for the offices of president and vice president include: Donald J. Trump/Michael R. Pence (Republican); Hillary Clinton/Tim Kaine (Democratic); Darrell L. Castle/Scott N. Bradley (Constitution); Gary Johnson/Bill Weld (Libertarian); Jill Stein/Ajamu Baraka (Wisconsin Green); Monica Moorehead/Lamont Lilly (Workers World Party); and Rocky Roque De La Fuente/Michael Steinberg (American Delta Party).

Congressional

Candidates entering the running for United States Senator include incumbent Ron Johnson (Republican), former Senator Russ Feingold (Democratic), and Phillip N. Anderson (Libertarian).

Incumbent Sean Duffy (Republican) and challenger Mary Hoeft (Democratic) are facing off in the District 7 race for Representative in Congress.

Candidate information was gathered from a copy of the official ballot for the Nov. 8 Partisan Office election.

Source: http://www.apg-wi.com/price_county_review/news/local/local-state-races-uncontested-in-nov-election/article_653a527a-9bc4-11e6-8ef3-37da455aac72.html

By Stephanie Daniels, Price County Review Oct 27, 2016

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