Several races will appear on Oak Creek's primary election ballot Tuesday, Feb. 17.
Residents citywide will have the opportunity to vote for their next mayor, and those in the 1st, 3rd and 5th districts for their aldermen.
Candidates are as follows: Mayor – incumbent Richard "Dick" Bolender, Mark Verhalen and Dimity Grabowski; 1st District – Daniel Jakubczyk, incumbent Tommy Vandervort, Vicky Cassista and Jim Wenzler; 3rd District – Stephen Scaffidi, Christopher Botsch, Melissa "Mimi" Hakes, Sara Noonan and Kyle Bertling; 5th District – Patrick S. Murphy, Darren Travis, Dawn F. Leys and Kenneth A. Gehl.
The mayor serves a three-year term, and aldermen serve two-year terms.
Three seek judge job
All Oak Creek residents also can vote in the race for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 15. This is a six-year term. Candidates are Ronald Dague, Daniel J. Gabler and J.D. Watts.
Statewide, voters will narrow the race for state superintendent of public instruction, a four-year term, from five candidates to two. Candidates are Rose Fernandez, Todd Price, Van Mobley, Lowell E. Holtz and Tony Evers.
The top two vote-getters in each race will advance to the April 7 general election.
Polls open at 7
Polling hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Locations are as follows:
• District 1 – Wards 1, 2 and 3: school administration building, 7630 S. 10th St.
• District 2 – Wards 4, 5 and 6: West Middle School, 8401 S. 13th St.
• District 3 – Wards 7, 8 and 9: East Middle School, 9330 S. Shepard Ave.
• District 4 – Wards 10, 11 and 12: Carollton Elementary, 8965 S. Carollton Drive
• District 5 – Wards 13, 14 and 15: Meadowview Elementary, 10420 S. McGraw Drive
• District 6 – Wards 16, 17 and 18: Oak Creek Community Center, 8580 S. Howell Ave.
For information, call the city clerk's office at (414) 768-6500.
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