THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Nygren, Rich, Jaeger Contend For District 89 State Assembly
Issue Date: June 10, 2020
All candidates for state offices to be filled in the Nov. 2 elections have now been certified by the Wisconsin State Elections Board, with finalization of ballot positions scheduled for to be finalized on Wednesday, June 10. Where needed, partisan primaries will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 11.
In State Assembly District 89 Incumbent State Representative John Nygren of Marinette will face a primary election challenge on the Republican ticket from political newcomer Andi Rich, also of Marinette. Karl Jaeger of Marinette, is the sole Democrat seeking that post, so there will not be a Democratic primary runoff. Ken Holdorf, another Marinette resident, had previously announced his candidacy as a Democrat but did not file nomination papers.
In State Assembly District 36, incumbent Jeff Mursau of Crivitz is unopposed for return to the office he has held for many years.
Incumbent 12th District Wisconsin State Senator Tom Tiffany was elected to the United States Congress at a special election in April and will be on the ballot in November to retain that position, which represents the far northwest portion of Wisconsin and does not include any part of Marinette or Oconto counties.
Contending to fill the 12th District State Senate seat that Tiffany vacated are Republican Mary Czaja-Felzkowski of Irma and Democrat Ed Vocke of Minocqua. Wendy Klawiter of Town of Middle Inlet, had filed a campaign registration statement but did not file nomination papers and will not be on the ballot. The 12th State Senate District includes northern Marinette and Oconto counties.
In State Senate District 30 Democrat candidates Sandra Ewald and Jonathan Hansen, both of Green Bay, will face off in the primary. Republican contender Eric Wimberger, also of Green Bay, on the Republican ticket, is unopposed. Incumbent Senator Dave Hansen did not seek return to the office he has held for many years and has announced plans to retire when his term ends. Thomas J. Lund, of Suamico, had filed a campaign registration statement but did not file completed nomination papers and will not be on the ballot.
Incumbent District 8 Congressional Representative Mike Gallagher, of Allouez, a Republican, is being challenged by Democrat Amanda Stuck of Appleton. There will be no primary runoff. Robbie Hoffman, of Luxemburg, had announced plans to run as an independent environmental candidate but did not file nomination papers.
In Marinette County elective offices to be filled by voting in November, all four incumbents are seeking return to office unopposed. They include County Clerk Kathy Brandt, Treasurer Bev Noffke, Register of Deeds Renee M. Miller and District Attorney DeShea Morrow.
Their current terms expire in January of 2021 and all filed nomination papers to be on the November ballot before the deadline of 5 p.m. on Monday, June 5. There are no other candidates.