Germantown Voters Guide

Everything you need to know about the upcoming spring elections

Jan. 15, 2009

Election 2009

Voters will be casting ballots in municipal and school board races in the April 7 election. has everything you need to know to make a decision in the upcoming races.

Below is the list of candidates in contested school and municipal races in Germantown. Races in which a primary election was necessary are noted with an asterisk (*). Incumbent candidates are designated with "(i)" next to their names. Unless otherwise noted, there is one open seat in each race listed.

Election Coverage

Staff stories from the newsrooms of Germantown NOW and the Journal Sentinel

School Board candidates debate class size, school overcrowding (April 2)
Voters guide: Germantown Village Board District One race (March 26)
Voters guide: Germantown Village Board District Two race (March 26)
Voters guide: Germantown Village Board District Three race (March 26)
Voters guide: Germantown School Board Seat One race (March 19)
Voters guide: Germantown School Board Seat Seven race (March 19)
Trustee candidates share future visions (March 19)
Candidate not allowed to participate in forum (March 19)
Local group sponsors forum for School Board candidates (March 19)
Bowe, Jex make it through to second round (Feb. 19)
Fischer, Stemo to vie for board seat being vacated by Magill (Feb. 19)
Polling Places (Feb. 12)
Incumbent faces three challengers (Jan. 29)
School finances an issue for each candidate (Jan. 29)
Primaries needed for school seats (Jan. 15)
Three of four Village Board races contested (Jan. 15)
Incumbent faces challenge for board seat (Jan. 8)
Wing to face Langer this time around (Dec. 11)
Bowe announces plan to run for re-election (Dec. 4)


Public Forum

Letters to the editor of Germantown NOW

First District voters have better choice with Kaminski (March 26)
Involvement shows candidates' devotion (March 26)
Kaminski has proved her ability at commission level (March 26)
Myers would bring fresh perspective to board (March 26)
Commissioner would be asset to Village Board (March 19)




Germantown Village Board: District 1

• Terry Kaminski, N12608 Mary Buth Lane, (262) 242-2754
• Bill Steitz, W12420 Russet Court, (262) 242-5411

Germantown Village Board: District 2

• James Langer (i), N11555 Abbey Court, (414) 573-2671
• Dan Wing, W16044 Main St., (262) 853-9464

Germantown Village Board: District 3

• Al Vanderheiden (i), N11366 Rosewood Ave., (262) 250-1376
• Dennis Myers, W20309 Woodland Drive, (262) 853-8214

Germantown School Board: At-Large 1*

• Jayson Stemo, W15867 Bayberry Circle, (414) 915-6808
• Kim Fischer, N10738 Monroe Court, (262) 385-0976

Germantown School Board: At-Large 7*

• Tom Bowe (i), W12518 Westwood Road, (262) 643-4177
• Erin Jex, N11807 Daniels Drive, (262) 250-1665


Polling Places

All polling locations are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. If you're not sure where to vote, visit Germantown's Web site.



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