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Complete Spring Election Results: Ephraim Dry No More

Wisconsin’s last dry community voted overwhelmingly to allow sales of beer and wine in the April 5 election.

There were two questions related to the sale of alcohol on the ballot. The first asked voters to approve sales of beer for on or off-premise consumption, while the second asked voters to approve the sale of wine in restaurants.

Ephraim Referendum

Question 1: Approval of Class B license for the on- or off-sale of malted beverages.
Yes:  127
No:  98

Question 2:   Approval of Class C license for the sale of wine on premises only, 152 in favor and 73 against.
Yes:  152
No:  73

Sturgeon Bay School District Referendum

Yes:  2,387 or 64.15%
No:  1,323 or 35.85%

BUG Fire/ EMS Referendum

The Towns of Brussels, Union, and Gardner approved an advisory referendum which requests authorization to construct a new fire/EMS station in south Brussels and to build an addition to the north Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Station at a sum not to exceed $2.8 million.

Brussels
Yes:  320
No:  153
Gardner
Yes:  288
No:  258
Union
Yes:  284
No  257

Sturgeon Bay Mayor

After giving what sounded like a departure speech by thanking staff, common council members past and present, and the community at the end of the public portion of the April 5 Sturgeon Bay Common Council meeting, Mayor Thad Birmingham won re-election.

Thad Birmingham (I):  1,894
Laurel Brooks:  1,842

Door County Board

District 3
Roy Englebert (i):  339 or 58.85%
Patrick Olson:  235 or 40.08%

District 8
Dan Austad (i):  366 or 63.32%
David Dixon-Hayes:  209 or 36.16%

District 11
Megan Lundahl:  312 or 57.25%
JoAnn Schley:  232 or 42.57%

Gibraltar Town Supervisor (two seats)

Barb Kinsey-McKesson:  452 or 43.17%
Brian Hackbarth:  224 or 21.39%
Bill Johnson:  217 or 20.73%
Karl Stubenvoll (i):  147 or 14.04%
 

Egg Harbor Village Trustee (two seats)

John Heller:  102 or 36.04%
Lisa VanLaanen:  86 or 30.39%
Cambria Mueller:  84 or 29.68%
Jerrad Anderson:  10 or 3.53%

Village of Forestville Trustee (two seats)

Shawn Henderson:  124 or 41.61%
Ryan Londo:  108 or 36.24%
Robert W. Jahnke:  66 or 22.15%

Village of Sister Bay Trustee (three seats)

Denise Bhirdo:  339 or 27.97%
Patrick Duffy (i):  227 or 18.73%
Kathy D. Enquist (i):  226 or 18.65%
Mike Termini Jr.:  176 or 14.52%
Nora Zacek (i):  146 or 12.05%
Christopher Milligan:  93 or 7.67%
Write-in votes:  5 or 0.41% 

Sturgeon Bay City Council

District 2

Ronald Vandertie (i):  374 or 60.03%
Kelly Avenson:  248 or 39.81%

District 6

Stewart Fett (i):  251 or 57.57%
Tom Benzshawel:  184 or 42.20%
Write-ins:  1 or 0.23%

Gibraltar School Board (two seats)

Britt Maltby:  2,166 or 41.10%
Mike Peot (i):  1,689 or 32.05%
Stephen Seyfer:  1,392 or 26.41% 

Sevastopol School Board (two seats)

David Kacmarynski:  1,121 or 31.10%
Cynthia Zellner-Ehlers:  1,093 or 30.32%
Richard Weidman (i):  961 or 26.66%
Write-in:  430 or 11.93%

Southern Door School Board (three seats)

Cory Vandertie:  2,548 or 31.38%
Jamie Schmiling: 1,291 or 15.90%
Kim Starr:  1,262 or 15.54%
Kim DeGrave Nowkowski:  1.079 or 13.29%
Kim D. Welch:  1,043 or 12.84%
Gregory R. Koelpien:  874 or 10.76%
Write-in:  23 or 0.28%

Door County Presidential Primary

Republican
Ted Cruz:  3,188 or 42.61%
Donald J. Trump:  2,948 or 39.40%
John R. Kasich:  1,098 or 14.68%
Marco Rubio:  95  for 1.27%
Ben Carson:  40 for o.53%
Rand Paul:  13 or 0.17%
Mike Huckabee:  18 or 0.24%
Jim Gilmore:  1 or 0.01%
Chris Christie:  5 or 0.07%
Rick Snatorum:  7 or 0.09%
Cathy Fiorina:  5 or 0.07%
Jeb Bush:  29 or 0.39%
Uninstructed Delegation:  22 or 0.29%
Write-in:  13 or 0.17%

Democratic
Bernie Sanders:  3,417 or 53.62%
Hillary Clinton:  2,935 or 46.05%
Martin O’Malley:  9 or 0.14%
Uninstructed Delegation:  10 or 0.16%
Write-in:  2 or 0.03%

Door County Wisconsin Supreme Court

Bradley:  6,809, 52.38%
Kloppenburg:  6,167, 47.44% 

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