Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Long-time member and former president Paul Zovic is among nine candidates who have thrown their names into the running for an open seat on the Shorewood School Board.
Former Shorewood School Board President Paul Zovic is among nine candidates to apply for the panel's open seat. Following the resignation of Michael Mishlove, the district began looking for a new board member. The applicants include: The board will conduct 20-minute interviews with each candidate in open session on Dec. 18 starting at 6 p.m., and pick one to become its fifth member Dec. 20. The process will include a five-minute presentation from each candidate, followed by a five-minute follow-up question period from the board. Then the officials will spend 10 minutes asking two to three prepared interview questions. The new member will serve on the School Board through April 2013, at which point they will have the opportunity to run …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Democrat Sandy Pasch of Whitefish Bay beat out three other Democrats to win the primary and the seat on Tuesday.
- On Patch
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
With voters only allowed to vote for candidates in one party in Tuesday's partisan primary, at least 65 percent of Shorewood voters chose to vote on the Democratic side.
State Rep. Sandy Pasch held a seat in the Assembly, in large part to how the residents of Shorewood voted in Tuesday’s partisan primary. She won Shorewood with nearly 96 percent of the vote over Democratic challengers Millie Coby of Shorewood, and Ieshuh Griffin and Harriet Callier of Milwaukee. According to unofficial results from Village Clerk Sherry Grant, Pasch garnered 2,060 votes, to Coby’s 79 votes, or roughly 3 percent. Griffin received 4 votes and Callier 5. Voter turnout on Tuesday was 32 percent. Over in the U.S. Senate Republican primary, former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson led the way with 43 percent or 437 votes to businessman Eric Hovde’s nearly 29 percent or 292 votes in Shorewood. State Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Tuesday is primary election day, and Patch has the information you need before you cast your ballot.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to choose the candidates they want to see run on the official ballot in November, as well as the winner of the 10th Assembly District seat. The Government Accountability Board is predicting a 20 percent turnout for the partisan primary. Here's the contested races on Tuesday's ballot. Voters may only vote for candidates of one party in the primary. United States Senate Republican candidates: Eric Hovde, Tommy Thompson, Mark Neumann and Jeff Fitzgerald. Click here to read more about this race. 10th Assembly District Democratic candidates: Sandy Pasch, Millie Coby and Ieshuh Griffin. There's no Republican candidates on this race, so the primary winner takes the seat. Click here to read more about this …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Rep. Sandy Pasch and community activists Millie Coby and Ieshuh Griffin will square off in a Democratic primary Tuesday. With no Republican in the race, the primary winner takes the seat.
With no Republican candidates on the 10th Assembly District ballot, Tuesday's Democratic primary is a winner-take-all contest. Rep. Sandy Pasch of Whitefish Bay, Millie Coby of Shorewood and Ieshuh Griffin of Milwaukee are Democrats competing for the open seat, which includes Shorewood, Riverwest and parts Milwaukee's central city. Candidate Harriet Callier has dropped out of the race, but her name will still appear on the ballot. The seat is currently held by Rep. Elizabeth Coggs of Milwaukee, but she vacating the seat to run for her cousin Spencer Coggs’ 6th Senate District seat. The road leading up to the primary has been one embroiled with barbs aimed at Pasch, centering on her outsider status and race. Pasch lives in Whitefish Bay, …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
With less than a week before a Democratic primary, the candidate for state Legislature blasted candidate Rep. Sandy Pasch and said she will be supporting Shorewood resident Millie Coby in the race.
(Updated 3:35 p.m. Wednesday with comments from Rep. Sandy Pasch) Candidate in the race for the 10th Assembly District seat, Harriet Callier, said Tuesday, less than a week from a Democratic primary, she is bowing out and throwing her support to Shorewood resident Millie Coby. "Given the fact that we all cannot be the top vote getter on August 14, I gladly yield my campaign — and ask that any support that would have been given to me on Election Day be given to Millie Coby as elected representation for the 10th Assembly District," she said in a statement Tuesday. With Callier's announcement, the field is reduced to three Democrats — Ieshuh Griffin of Milwaukee, Rep. Sandy Pasch of Whitefish Bay and Millie Coby of Shorewood. They will square…
Monday, July 30, 2012
More than 50 people attended the Grassroots Shorewood forum Monday at the library. The primary election is Aug. 14.
Candidates vying to represent the 10th Assembly District, newly drawn to include Shorewood with neighborhoods in Milwaukee's inner city, spoke passionately Monday night at the Shorewood Public Library about ways to address the needs of two demographically diverse places now politically bound together. "I’m not as familiar with Shorewood as I am with Milwaukee, and if Shorewood was isolated, I wouldn’t really know how to approach you because you all don’t really see the problems that we have," candidate Ieshuh Griffin of Milwaukee said during the forum, organized by Grassroots Shorewood. "I’ve never really seen a boarded up home in Shorewood. I’ve never really seen homeless people in Shorewood. But I understand Shorewood has issues as well…
State Rep. Sandy Pasch, the only white candidate for the 10th Assembly District, felt the comment from State Rep. Elizabeth Coggs was aimed at her, and to suggest residents to vote based on skin color is poor advice.
Race is quickly becoming a central issue to the 10th Assembly District election, highlighted most recently by state Rep. Elizabeth Coggs, who urged citizens to "vote for someone that looks like you," at a candidate forum Saturday. One of four candidates vying for the seat — Rep. Sandy Pasch of Whitefish Bay, the only white candidate in the race— said she felt Coggs' comment was aimed at her, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Pasch said that to suggest someone should vote based on skin color is poor advice, according to the report. Approached by a Journal Sentinel reporter following the forum at St. Matthew CME Church, Coggs said she was not telling voters not to support Pasch because of her skin color but declined to elaborate …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
A look at this week's local events and news.
Here's a look at what's coming up this week in Shorewood. If we're missing something, please add it to the calendar. 10th Assembly District race debate — Rep. Sandy Pasch of Whitefish Bay, Millie Coby of Shorewood, Ieshuh Griffin of Milwaukee and Harriet Callier of Milwaukee are Democrats vying for the 10th Assembly District seat. Monday will mark almost two weeks until the four square off in a Democratic Primary Aug. 14, and with no Republican on the ballot, the winner earns the seat. At least two candidates, Pasch and Coby, will attend a Grassroots Shorewood forum Monday night at 6 in the Shorewood Public Library's public room, 3920 N. Murray Ave. Free summer concert Wednesday — The Gleasons will bring their fusion of Celtic, Irish, pop …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
There's just over two weeks to go before four candidates square off in a Democratic Primary. Who would you cast your vote for if the election was held today?
Rep. Sandy Pasch of Whitefish Bay, Millie Coby of Shorewood, Ieshuh Griffin of Milwaukee and Harriet Callier of Milwaukee are Democrats vying for the 10th Assembly District seat. They will square off Aug. 14 in a primary, and with no Republican on the ballot, the winner earns the seat. If the election were held today, who would you cast your ballot for? Let us know in the poll. Please note this is not a scientific poll.