Area judgeship candidates running onopposed
Three Judgeships are up for election in the upcoming April 5th election for the Eau Claire area. This includes two county circuit seats and one state appellate court seat.
Two Eau Claire County Judge positions unopposed
With the addition of the new court branch in March, two county circuit court judgeships are up for election this April. Circuit Court Justices are elected for 6 year terms. Incumbent Eau Claire Judge John Manydeeds is running unopposed for the District 1 seat. Manydeeds is a former attorney with the state’s public defender’s office for more than 30 years and has held this position since 2016. Additionally, Beverly Wickstrom is the sole person to seek the county’s newly created Branch 6 seat. Wickstrom is a partner at Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs and has practiced law in Eau Claire for 38 years.
Hruz unopposed for six-year 3rd District Court of Appeals
The Court of Appeals is the state's intermediate appellate court. The court is composed of 16 judges from four districts, with Eau Claire County in the third district. The judges are elected to six-year terms. This April, the 3rd District, Incumbent Judge Thomas Hruz is running unopposed.
Attorney Wickstrom will run for new judge seat (Leader-Telegram $)
Appeals Court Districts (wiscourts.gov)
State candidates by office (Wisconsin Elections Commission)
City, county races set(Leader-Telegram $)
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Posted by Brianna Franke, Governmental Affairs Intern
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