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Canvass finds no changes in La Crosse mayor’s race

Brad Williams

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No apparent changes in the vote totals for mayor of La Crosse, after the official county canvass today. 

The county clerk’s office says the results for the 10 candidates for mayor remained the same as reported just after the primary last week. 

Vicki Markussen topped the field with 1560 votes, with Mitch Reynolds about 200 votes behind for second place with 1345.  Martin Gaul was the only other candidate to receive more than 1000 votes.

Markussen and Reynolds will be on the April ballot. 

Seven write-in votes were cast, but they are not recorded unless votes went to someone who was registered as a write-in candidate.      

The canvass board also certified the county results for state school superintendent and other races on the February 16th ballot.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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