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Spring 2017 election results

Common Council candidates for the Spring 2017 election. From left, Joyce Hall, William Sames, John Hoggatt and Randy Morrissette.

Results for the 2016 spring elections for municipal and school board contests have been called in St. Croix County. Results are from the St. Croix County website and are unofficial.

Hudson Common Council

Incumbent Joyce Hall was elected to another term to the Hudson Common Council in District 6, beating out challenger William Sames with 186 votes to Sames’ 110.

Council Members Randy Morrissette in District 1 and John Hoggatt in District 5 ran unopposed, winning back their seats.

Hudson School District

In the Hudson School District election, incumbent Carrie Whitacre and new candidate Heather Logelin earned the two open spots on the school board with 1,469 and 1,553 votes, respectively. Candidate Marion Shaw earned 559 votes.

North Hudson

The Village of North Hudson re-elected Trustees Kirk Eugene Nelson with 172 votes and Marc Zappa with 207 votes. Cathy Leaf secured the third and final trustee position with 224 votes. Candidate Todd M. Hentges earned 112 votes.

Town of St. Joseph

In the Town of St. Joseph, incumbent Joy Packard won the Supervisor 4 race with 167 votes to challenger Chris Marshall’s 81.

Chairperson Thomas J. Spaniol ran unopposed as did Supervisor 2 Mike Long.

Town of Troy

The Town of Troy re-elected Town Board Chairperson Dan Pearson with 316 votes, beating out Ray Knapp with 120.

Troy Supervisor 1 Suzanne Van Mele and Supervisor 3 Jan Cuccia ran unopposed.


In the only statewide election of the night, incumbent Tony Evers won the State Superintendent of Public Instruction seat against Lowell E. Holtz. With 68 percent of precincts reporting, Evers was the projected winner with 378,075 votes with Holtz garnering 162,982 votes.

Rebecca Mariscal

Rebecca Mariscal joined the Hudson Star Observer as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in communication and journalism. 

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