County joins state in voting for Protasiewicz in state high court race

Ozaukee Press staff

Ozaukee County voters joined state electors Tuesday, overwhelmingly backing Milwaukee County Judge Janet Protasiewicz for a spot on the April 4 ballot for Wisconsin Supreme Court justice.

Protasiewicz, a liberal candidate who took 46% of the statewide vote, received 8,770 votes, or 39%, in Ozaukee County.

Former Supreme Court Justice Dan Kelly, a conservative, came in second in the state with 24% of the votes and third in Ozaukee County with 4,546 votes (20%) and will vie with Protasiewicz in April.

County voters gave second place to Waukesha County Circuit Judge Jennifer Dorow, a conservative who garnered 7,872 votes, or 35%. Statewide, Dorow took 21.8% of the vote.

Dane County Circuit Judge Everett Mitchell, a liberal candidate, finished fourth with 875 votes (3.9%) in Ozaukee County and 21.8% of the state vote.



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