Rossi, Taylor win seats on School Board

Ozaukee Press Staff

Grafton School Board candidates Jerry Rossi and Shawn Taylor received the most votes to take two seats in the Tuesday, April 6, election.

Rossi, who is an incumbent, received 1,690 votes, or 36.45% of the 4,636 votes cast, and newcomer Shawn Taylor received 1,529 votes, or 32.98%.

Also running was Mary Widmann, who received 1,405 votes, or 30.31%, according to the Ozaukee County Clerk’s Office.

“I was very pleased that we had three high-quality candidates running for our two open positions,” Supt. Jeff Nelson said.

“Having a great school district is the result of having a great School Board. Having people in our community willing to run for the School Board at this time is really something I’m proud Grafton has.”

School Board members serve three-year terms. Former member John Scolman did not seek re-election.

All incumbent candidates for the Village Board were re-elected, including Village President Jim Brunnquell and trustees Tom Krueger, Dave Antoine and Jim Miller.

Brunnquell received 1,596 of 1,608 votes, or 99.25%. Antoine received 1,406 of the 4,161 votes cast, 33.79%. Krueger received 1,398 votes, or 33.06%, and Miller got 1,340 votes, or 32.2%.

Town of Grafton supervisors Karron Stockwell and Paul Melotik and Chairman Lester Bartel were re-elected without opposition.

Bartel received 776 of the 786 votes cast, or 98,73%. Melotik received 645 of the 1,274 votes, or 50.63%. Stockwell received 622 votes, or 48.82%. Trustees and supervisors serve two-year terms.



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