Five races on Feb. 18 primary ballot around the county
ELKHORN—The spring election season kicks off Tuesday, Feb. 18, in some area municipalities, where voters will narrow the field of candidates in primary voting.
In the race for Walworth County Board, voters in District 5 will decide on two candidates to advance to the April 1 race. The District 5 candidates are Carl Redenius, Daniel M. Boss and Charlene Fell Staples.
Redenius, 45, is running for a third term on the county board. He is a town of Richmond resident and is self-employed as a grain farmer.
Boss, 61, lives in the town of Darien and is the owner/operator of Boss Enterprises Inc., an excavating business. Boss served on the Walworth County Board in 1991 and 1992 and served for several years on the Darien Town Board.
Staples, 57, works for the county at Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn. A town of Darien resident, she has not held public office.
District 5 includes the town of Darien, the village of Darien and portions of the town of Delavan.
Other races on the Feb. 18 ballot include:
• town supervisor 4, town of Richmond (one seat): candidates are Martin J. Brunner, Greg Scott and Tom Kraus
• village trustee, village of Bloomfield (two seats): candidates are Gary Grolle, William W. Holder, Rita Marcinkus, Dave Nusberger and Douglas J. Mushel
• village president, village of Sharon (one seat): candidates are Michael Brooke, Michael H. Hornby and Mark A. Ruosch
Council member, city of Whitewater (one seat): candidates are Paul Yvarra, Gregory Meyer and Lynn Binnie