A state-wide primary election will be held Tuesday with local races in the Village of Marshall also on the ballot.

Because of The Courier deadlines, results from Tuesday’s voting will be posted on The Courier’s website at courierenews.com.

Across the state, voters will narrow the field for Wisconsin State Supreme Court Justice candidates from three candidates to two. The two top vote getters will advance to the April 3 general election. The winner will serve a 10-year term.

This position is open because Justice Michael Gableman, who served one 10-year term, is not seeking re-election.

The candidates will include Madison attorney Tim Burns; Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Rebecca Dallet; and Sauk County Circuit Court Judge Michael Screnock.

In the City of Waterloo and Towns of Portland, Waterloo and Medina, the Supreme Court race will be the only election on the ballot.

For the residents of Marshall, there will be a primary election for the village president and trustee candidates. For the City of Waterloo and Towns of Portland, Waterloo and Medina, the only race on the ballot will be for the state Supreme Court Justice.

Seeking the Village of Marshall board president position are three candidates, Scott Michalak, John Schuepbach and Jeff Weigand.

Marlin Hensler Jr., the current village president, is not seeking re-election. Hensler has served as president of the board since 2009 and previously served from 1994-2006.

Michalak and Schuepbach are both village trustees.

Michalak has been a trustee since April 2017. He also ran twice for Wisconsin State Assembly. He is a member of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. He has lived in Marshall for 18 years.

Schuepbach has been a village trustee since April 2013. He also previously served on the board from 2001 to 2006. Since 2002, he has owned Alaskan Ice Co. and from 1994-2005, he owned the Silver Fox Bar in Marshall. He is a founding member and past president of the Marshall Area Business Association (MABA).

Weigand is employed as administrator in the division of business management with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

The top two candidates will move on to the general election April 3.

Five candidates are vying for two village trustee positions. The two incumbent trustees, Chelsea Haugen and Chad Diedrich are not seeking re-election.

The candidates include Andrea Andrews, Christopher Campbell, Patricia Cornett, Robin G. Heinecke and Jason Pitzer. The top four candidates will move on to the general election April 3.

Andrews is employed as a global logistics manager. She is a member of the Marshall Scholarship Foundation and has lived in Marshall for 26 years.

Campbell is a sales representative for The Retail Computer Group. He is a graduate of Sun Prairie High School.

Cornett has worked at Capitol Mechanical in Sun Prairie for two years and has been a bartender for 20 years. She has lived in Marshall since 2005.

Heineck works at Costco, was the former store manager at Landmark Services Cooperative in Marshall and was a Marshall crossing guard.

Pitzer is a supervisor at Global Data Management. He has lived in Marshall since 2014.

The polls will be open across the state on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

In Marshall, all residents 18 and older can vote at the village hall located at 130 S. Pardee St.

In Waterloo, those residents 18 and older can vote at the municipal building, 136 N. Monroe St.

Town of Portland, Waterloo and Medina residents vote at their respective town halls.

For more information on voting, go to myvote.wi.gov. The state of Wisconsin Elections Commission website provides information, including how to locate a polling place, what’s on the ballot, and how to register online.

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