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The Primary Election held August 11, 2020 will determine who our single Republican Candidates are for these 2 offices. Register of Deeds and Treasurer.
The General Election held November 3, 2020 will elect the winner for the County Offices listed in this section.
Ron Hoff (Incumbent)
Ron has decided not to run for reelection in 2020.
Jody Audetat is our Republican Candidate for County Clerk. Her information is under construction. Last updated 6-30-2020.
Tim Gaskell (Incumbent)
Tim is our Republican Candidate for District Attorney.
The District Attorney and staff are not allowed to give legal advice.
Dawn Nemec, (Incumbent) Dawn is one of our 4 Republican Candidates for the Register of Deeds Office. Her information is under construction. Last updated 6-30-2020.
Patricia Belke-Becker is one of our 4 Republican Candidates for the Register of Deeds Office. Her information is under construction. Last updated 6-30-2020.
Marilyn Hauge I was raised in Vernon County and have lived my entire adult life here. My husband, myself and our sons have operated Hauge Excavating for over 30 years and we also farm. Both ventures have taught me to operate on a tight budget, the same as Vernon County does.
I have over 15 years experience as Deputy Register of Deeds. I also have prior legal description experience as a Program Assistant with the Farm Service Agency.
Vernon County real estate documents that are recorded in the office is a very important part of the position and experience and understanding matters! I would love to serve you as the next Register of Deeds.
Andrea Cade, I am a native to Vernon County and have resided here my entire life. I established and maintained a successful business in Westby from 2007 to 2019. With extensive experience in management, scheduling, payroll, budgeting, purchasing, maintenance of inventory. Prior to this, I worked in the Title Insurance industry for five years. I gained the experience of property research and real estate closing utilizing the records in the Register of Deeds offices in various counties of Wisconsin including Vernon County. I am a mother of a beautiful 9 year-old daughter. I am looking forward to being able to serve the residents of Vernon County in the role of Register of Deeds.
The August 11 Primary Election for Vernon County Register of Deeds and Treasurer will determine a single Republican Candidate for each office.
Also, the Primary will determine a candidate for U.S. Congress, please see the other candidate information below for details.
Last updated 6-30-2020.
Rachel Hanson (Incumbent)
Rachel has decided not to run for reelection in 2020.
Marina Abt, I have 21 years of experience with federal and state budgets that include: flood recovery, drug free communities, homeless housing, and transportation. I am currently on the Viroqua Area School board, serving my 10th year on the budget and finance community. I enjoy volunteering at the Bethel Buttik and working on community projects. I live in rural Viroqua with my husband of 27 years. We have 4 children and 5 grandchildren ( so far). I look forward to serving as your next county treasurer.
Karen Delap, I have 15 years experience as a Procurement Professional. Responsible for hundreds of unique vendors and thousands of parts. Job duties include cost savings, reporting, maintaining records, inventory control and negotiating terms and conditions. I was recently laid off due to Covid-19 which lead me to this great opportunity. I am level headed, very organized, and trustworthy. I am reliable and extremely hard working. I have lived in Vernon County my entire life and have a love for this area and the people. I have two beautiful girls and have been married for sixteen years. I look forward to this new adventure and appreciate your support.
Sheriff John Spears (Incumbent)
Sheila Olson (Incumbent)
The Clerk of Court and staff are not allowed to give legal advice.
Betty Nigh (Incumbent)
45th President Donald J Trump "We will make America strong again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And we will Make America Great Again!" President Trump is working hard to implement his ‘America First’ platform, continuing his promise to the American people to lower taxes, repeal and replace Obamacare, end stifling regulations, protect our borders, keep jobs in our country, take care of our veterans, strengthen our military and law enforcement, and renegotiate bad trade deals, creating a government of, by and for the people. Please support re-electing Donald J Trump in 2020. https://www.donaldjtrump.com/
Mike Pence was born in Columbus, Indiana, in 2000, he launched a successful bid for his congressional seat, entering the United States House of Representatives at the age of 40. After serving in Congress for 12 years, Vice President was elected the 50th Governor of Indiana in 2012. President Donald Trump selected Mike Pence as his running mate in July 2016. Since being elected on November 8, 2016, The Vice President Mike Pence remains grateful for the love and support of his family and looks forward to working with the American people as together they seek to Make America Great Again. (no election website, .......yet, maybe 2024?)
Senator Ron Johnson is not a career politician, he is a citizen legislator who spent 30+ years as a manufacturer creating jobs and balancing budgets. Nobody works harder for Wisconsin than Ron. Ron is Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and also serves on the Budget, Foreign Relations, and Commerce, Science and Transportation committees. He resides in Oshkosh, Wisconsin with his wife Jane. They have three children and two grandchildren. (No Wisconsin Senate seats are up for election in 2020, 1/3 of Senate Seats are up for election in 2022, including this one.).
Republican Candidate Derrick Van Orden, of Hager City, for the U.S. House for Wisconsin's 3rd District. Derrick is a retired Navy Seal, and current Restaurateur. The Primary for this office will be held August 11, 2020. The Republican Party of Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District voted overwhelmingly to endorse Derrick Van Orden with more than 73% of the vote on April 18, 2020. Website https://vanordenforcongress.com/ . Face Book https://www.facebook.com/derrickvanorden/
Republican Candidate Jessi Ebben,
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April 18, 2020, the Republican Party of Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District voted overwhelmingly with more than 73% of the vote to endorse Derrick Van Orden The Primary for this office will be held August 11, 2020.
In 2024, this U.S. Senate Seat will be up for Election and replacement by a qualified Republican Candidate.
Dan Kapanke was born in La Crosse and raised on a dairy farm in La Crosse County. He graduated from Luther High School in Onalaska in 1965 and later graduated from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He is a veteran and has served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and the Wisconsin and South Dakota National Guard. He served on the Town of Campbell Board and previously served as State Senator in the 32nd Senate District for more than six years. Along with his wife, Ruth, he is the co-owner and founder of the La Crosse Loggers. He also worked as a district sales manager for Pride Seed Company and Kaltenberg Seed Farms. Dan and Ruth have been married for 46 years and have 4 children and 13 grandchildren.
Loren Oldenburg represents the 96th District, which includes almost all of Vernon County.
Hi, I'm Loren Oldenburg, a 4th generation farmer who is proud to farm the land of my Great Grandfather between Viroqua and Chaseburg, WI with my wife Linda. I support small businesses, family farms, agriculture, and the rural life style. We all know that government policies touch all of our lives. I will be out there learning what matters to YOU as a small town and rural citizen. I am working for your agenda - and working for your future.
Tony Kurtz represents the 50th District, which includes Greenwood Township in Vernon County.
Tony grew up in a typical small middle American town, excelling at sports and learning the value of hard work at an early age.
Since retiring from the Army after 20 years of service, Tony and Kim have made their home in Western Wisconsin, where they own a farm in Wonewoc.
Tony started his journey in public service by running for Congress in 2014, a reflection of his love of his country and his dream to serve. His life experiences back that up - now, Tony continues to pursue his goal of service for the 50th Assembly District. Here is Tony's website: www.kurtzforassembly.com/
Howard Marklein represents the 17th Senate District, which includes Greenwood Township in Vernon County. Howard was raised on a dairy farm in Wilson Creek in rural Spring Green. He graduated from UW-Whitewater in 1976 with a BBA in accounting. Howard was first elected to the State Assembly in 2010, then elected to the State Senate in 2014 and re-elected in 2018. Many of the values that Howard relies on today were learned on the family farm in Spring Green where he learned the value of hard work. He believes that our society's success, or failure, can be attributed, in large part, by the strength of our families and public policy should support the family. Here is Howard's website: https://www.howardmarklein.com/
The court is composed of seven justices who are elected in statewide, non-partisan elections. Each justice is elected for a ten-year term. Importantly, only one justice may be elected in any year.
The next Supreme Court Election will be in 2023. Any replacements of any justice prior to 2023 will be appointed by the Governor.
Judge Darcy Rood was elected to office in 2017, and had represented Vernon County as its corporation counsel as part of her past work with Westby’s Abt Law Office.
“I have 32 years of experience working with people during the most difficult times of their lives whether it be during a divorce, after they’ve been fired, during a property dispute with neighbors, or when they or their farm and source of income have been harmed by someone’s negligence,”
Judge Rood also cites her East Coast experience as an assistant attorney general, “with a staff of 90, including 30 attorneys” as a key qualification. “I regularly made tough decisions to make the office work better for clients and the court.”
Nikki C. Swayne is running for municipal judge, serving the village of La Farge, village of Cashton, city of Viroqua and city of Westby. Incumbent Brian S. Ekern filed non-candidacy papers.
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