Tuesday Is The November General Election

(Dodge County) Voters heading to the polls Tuesday will see some contested races and a referendum on their ballots. Of the five Wisconsin Assembly districts that are in Dodge County, three are contested.

In the 39th Assembly District, incumbent Republican Mark Born of Beaver Dam is the only name on the ballot, but he is facing a challenge from write-in candidate Steve Rydzewski of Beaver Dam.

In the 37th Assembly District, Republican Will Penterman of Columbus, who is seeking his first full term in the legislature, is facing a challenge from Democrat Maureen McCarville of DeForest, a five-term supervisor on the Dane County Board.

In Assembly District 42, Republican incumbent Jon Plumer of Lodi is being challenged by Democrat Theresa Valencia of Lodi.

In the Fifth Congressional District, Republican incumbent Scott Fitzgerald is facing a challenge from Mike Van Someren.

There are also several referendum questions before voters. Moraine Park Technical College is seeking $55-million-dollars to update and expand facilities.

Waupun School District voters are being asked to allow the district to exceed the state’s revenue limits by $980-thousand-dollars annually for three years for operating expenses.

Waterloo School District voters are being asked for $700-thousand dollars each year for the next five years.

There is an advisory referendum in Columbus asking voters about allowing ATV and UTV’s on city streets.

Voters in the Town of Randolph are being asked if they want to have weekly garbage and biweekly recycling pickup instead of a monthly garbage drop off at a cost of up to $190 on the tax bill.

Voters in the Town of Lowell are being asked if the position of town clerk should be appointed by the board while Town of Theresa voters are being asked if both the town clerk and town treasurer should be appointed.

The polls open at 7am and close at 8pm. We will have local, state, and national election coverage on WBEV once the polls close.