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One incumbent defeated in city of Onalaska council race; Rieber, Wuensch win Holmen school board battle



The city of Onalaska had two contested council seats and a school board election on Tuesday’s ballot.

Only one of the council incumbents won re-election.

That was Diane Wulf, defeating Bob Muth 564-245 in District 2.

In District 1, Leanne Stokes won with 61.9% of the vote over Jim Olson 597-364.

As for the school board, four were on the ballot for three seats. This is how that race ended up:

  • Ann Garrity 1,674 votes (31.8%)
  • Shawn McAlister 1,381 (26.2%)
  • Brian Haefs 1,333 (25.3%)
  • Erik Archer 856 (16.2%)

The Holmen School Board race had four on the ballot with two getting elected by about 3% points each in Rebecca Rieber and Barbara Wuensch. Here’s how that race turned out:

  • Rebecca Rieber 2,484 votes (26.4%)
  • Barbara Wuensch 2,470 (26.2%)
  • Josh Neumann 2,245 (23.9%)
  • Chad Updike 2,202 (23.4%)
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