Fall Ballot Taking Shape

(Madison) There will be contested legislative races in the Dodge County area this fall. In the 39th Assembly District, incumbent Republican Mark Born of Beaver Dam is being challenged by Democrat Izzy Hassey Nevarez of Juneau. In the 37th Assembly District, Republican incumbent John Jagler of Watertown is facing a challenge from Democrat Abigail Lowery of Deforest and independents Chris McFarlin of Sun Prairie and Stephen Ratzlaff Jr. of Deforest. In Dodge County all three incumbent county office holders are running unopposed: County Clerk Karen Gibson, County Treasurer Patti Hilker, and Register of Deeds Chris Planasch. The primary election is August 11 and the general election is November 3.