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Election 2023: Guide to the Local Spring Election

Even though the November general election has just passed, it is time to get ready for the spring elections. The filing deadline to run is January 3rd, and candidates begin to circulate nomination forms in December. The candidates that will be running for office will officially be known on January 4th, 2023. Unlike the partisan…

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Altoona School Board Spring Election Information

The Altoona District will be electing two board members in the Spring 2023 election. The school board is made up of five members who serve nonpartisan three-year terms. The Altoona School Board’s Clerk Hillarie Roth, and member Nicole Breed both have terms ending in April 2023. The seats up for election will be for terms…

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Fall Creek School Board Election Information

The Fall Creek School District will be electing two board members in the Spring 2023 election. The school board is made up of five members total who serve nonpartisan three-year terms. The Fall Creek School Board’s Clerk AnnMarie Anderson and Treasurer Jill Geske both have terms ending in April 2023. These seats will be up…

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Eau Claire School Board Spring Election Information

The Eau Claire Area School District will be electing two board members in the Spring 2023 election. The school board is made up of seven members who serve nonpartisan three-year terms. The Eau Claire Area School Board’s Vice President Lori Bica and Treasurer Phil Lyons both have terms ending in April 2023, and these seats…

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Statewide Election Results

November 16, 2022 Wisconsin had many close races in the 2022 midterm elections. Many races were decided by margins of less than 2%. The Secretary of State race in particular has yet to be called with Democrat incumbent Doug la Follette currently ahead of Republican Amy Loudenbeck by less than 8,000 votes. Neither the Republican…

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Local Legislative Election Results

November 10, 2022 Tuesday, many voters in Wisconsin voted for State Senate and Assembly representatives. State wide Republicans picked up a few seats, but not enough to gain a veto-proof supermajority in both the Senate and Assembly. The Assembly will remain under Republican control with a 64-35 majority. The Republicans picked up only three of…

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Both City and School District Tax Referendums Pass

November 10, 2022 On election day, voters approved both the City of Eau Claire Tax Referendum and the Eau Claire School District Referendum. Both referendums will increase their respective mill rates. A mill rate is the amount of tax on each $1,000 of assessed property value. City of Eau Claire YES – 18,409 (63%)NO –…

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Oct Eggs & Issues: Tourism Increases Economic Impact

October 27, 2022 The October Eggs & Issues event focused on the impact tourism has on the Eau Claire area economy. Benny Anderson, the Executive Director of Visit Eau Claire, shared the changes Visit Eau Claire has made during the pandemic regarding digital marketing, and how those changes are currently making a big difference. Pre-pandemic,…

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Brad Pfaff Meet-the-Candidate Event

October 18, 2020 On Wednesday, October 5th, the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce hosted a Meet-the-Candidate event with State Senator Brad Pfaff (Democrat). Pfaff, who is the current state senator in the 32nd district, is running for the Third Congressional District. The Third Congressional District is currently held by Congressman Ron Kind, who is not…

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