Primary Results: Davies Wins County Board Primary; Field Narrowed to Four for 1st District Alderperson

Headlines from Tuesday’s primary election …

  • The South Shore will have a new Milwaukee County Board supervisor, as South Milwaukee resident James Davies scored a big victory in the three-man race, followed by challenger Steven Shea and incumbent David Sartori. Davies tallied 45 percent of the vote in District 8 to 29 percent for Shea and 26 percent for Sartori. In South Milwaukee, Davies had 45 percent to 21 percent each for Shea and Sartori.
  • In the First District aldermanic race, challenger Brett Breisemeister scored 419 votes, or 27.8 percent, to 304 votes for incumbent Craig Maass. Incumbent Frank Van Dusen had 119 votes, and challenger James Leavens had 110. Frank Mill Pond Gratke and Andrew Buckner do not advance to the April 3 general election.
  • In the Supreme Court race, Michael Screnock tallied 46.1 percent of the vote in South Milwaukee to 38.6 percent for Rebecca Dallet to 13.8 percent for Tim Burns. The result was similar statewide.

Turnout was high in South Milwaukee, with 23.9 of registered voters heading to the polls. Turnout was nearly 30 percent in the First District.

Check out full local results here.

Congratulations to all of those advancing to the April 3 general election!

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