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Brookfield/Elm Grove Voters Guide

Election 2009

Voters will be casting ballots in several key races in the April 6 election. Brookfield and will have everything you need to know to make a decision in the upcoming races.

Below is the list of candidates in municipal and school district races. Races in which a primary election was necessary are noted with an asterisk (*). Incumbent candidates are designated with "(i)" next to their names. Unless otherwise noted, there is one open seat in each race listed.

Click here for BrookfieldNOW's coverage of the mayoral race.

Want to ask a question of the candidates? Click here to submit a question for school board candidates and here to query the mayoral candidates.

Election Coverage

Staff stories from the newsroom of Brookfield-ElmGroveNOW

Voters guides

Aldermanic District 1 and District 2

Aldermanic District 4 and District 5

Aldermanic District 6

Elmbrook School Board at-large seats

Elmbrook School Board Area 2 seat

Staff stories

Polls will open at 7 a.m. (March 31)

Ask the candidates: Should Elmbrook district build new offices, or just move? (March 24)

School closure called 'last resort' (March 17); Candidates' forum live blog replay

District 4 candidates see big decisions ahead (March 17)

It's Mellone vs. Loy in race for District 6 council seat  (March 17)

Political newcomer has eyes on District 5 seat (March 17)

School board contenders ponder what to cut, what to keep (March 10)

Ask the School Board candidates: How should Elmbrook expand the use of technology? (March 10)

Halmstad, Reddin face off in District 2 aldermanic race (March 10)

Allgaier, Frayer face off for board seat (March 3)

School board candidates dissect 'Elmbrook Experience' (March 3)

Take two: Carnell vs. Brunner in Aldermanic District 1 (March 3)

Absentee ballots available beginning March 17 (March 1)

Schmidt, Groff fail to advance in Elmbrook race (Feb. 16)


Let's Talk Elections

Forum: What's on your mind this election season?


Public Forum

Click here to read letters to the editor of Brookfield-ElmGroveNOW.


Brookfield Common Council 1st District

• Bill Carnell (i) 3360 Cardinal Drive

• Richard Brunner, 2940 Princeton Road

Brookfield Common Council 2nd District

• Bob Reddin (i) 18020 Royalcrest Drive

• Terry Halmstad, 3485 Tall Oaks Drive

Brookfield Common Council 4th District

• Mark Nelson (i), 2450 Keats Drive

• J.P. Murray, 1460 N. Barker Road

Brookfield Common Council 5th District

• Gary Mahkorn (i), 18670 Le Chateau Drive

• Sheila Buechel, 16505 Siesta Lane

Brookfield Common Council 6th District

• Jerry Mellone (i) 16980 Ruby Lane

• Michael Loy, 16455 Georgetown Drive

Elmbrook School Board at-large (two seats)*

• Bob Ziegler (i), 14360 Corona Court

• Kathryn Wilson, 1185 Simon Drive

• Beth Horneffer, 17755 Parish Drive

• Sandra Schultz, 4755 Shagbark Court

The top vote-getter in the April 6 race will be elected to a three-year term, filling the seat currently held by Ziegler. The candidate with the second-highest number of votes will be elected to a one-year term, serving the remainder of the term recently vacated by David Marcello.


Polling Places

All polling locations are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Not sure where to vote? Visit the City of Brookfield's Web site and Elm Grove's Web site.



I-94 Updates

Follow the links below for the latest from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation on the I94 East-West Repaving Project.

Live traffic cams | Project schedule


Area honor rolls

Visit our honor roll page for lists of students who have achieved academic excellence.





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