Sheboygan County elections are Tuesday. Here are the contested races and how to vote. – Sheboygan Press

SHEBOYGAN – This year, voters will elect the entire Sheboygan County board, an eastern Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judge, and some city council, town board and school board members.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Here’s what to know before you vote.
Last year, less than one in three registered voters in Sheboygan County, 27%, voted in local elections.
In the City of Sheboygan, just more than 7,600 people (28% of registered voters) voted.
More:Sheboygan’s local elections are nonpartisan, but Democratic and Republican parties still play a role. Here’s how.
To learn more about local candidates, people can read the Sheboygan Press profiles for each race linked below.
Videos of the American Association of University Women candidate forums, featuring county board, Sheboygan city council and Sheboygan Area School District board candidates are available at www.lwvsheboygan.org/candidates.html.
People can also read some candidates’ responses to questions from the League of Women Voters at vote411.org.
Sheboygan County board
Ten seats on the 25-member Sheboygan County board are contested, including Districts 3, 12, 13, 16, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24 and 25. Winners will serve a two-year term. Read about the candidates here.
District 2 Court of Appeals
Sheboygan County voters will choose between two candidates for a six-year position on the District 2 Court of Appeals, which hears appeals from circuit courts in Sheboygan County and 11 other counties in eastern Wisconsin.
Lori Kornblum, appointed to the position in November by Gov. Tony Evers, is running against Maria Lazar, who is running on a conservative judicial philosophy. Read their profiles here.
Sheboygan city council
All five seats up for election on Sheboygan’s 10-person city council are contested. The District 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 seats are up for election. Read about the candidates here.
Sheboygan Area School District board
One of three seats up for election on the Sheboygan Area School District board is contested.
Police chief Christopher Domagalski is running against Mary Lynne Donohue, a former board member, for a three-year term. Read their profiles here.
Sheboygan Falls city council
The District 2 seat on the Sheboygan Falls city council — one of three seats up for election — is contested. Incumbent Paul Jensen, 62, is running against Rachel Howard, 27, for the two-year term.
Jensen says maintaining the small-town atmosphere of Sheboygan Falls is a priority for him. Howard is running on a platform based on transparency and engagement with constituents.
Read about the candidates here.
Town of Sheboygan board
Diane Schmahl is running against Tim Winkel for a seat on the town of Sheboygan board after incumbent Char Gumm did not run for reelection.
Schmahl, 67, is running on preserving the town of Sheboygan’s small-town atmosphere, holding the line on property taxes and increasing the transparency of government. Winkel, 57, is running on continuing the town’s growth. Read more here.
Plymouth Joint School District board
Five seats are up for election on the seven-member Plymouth Joint School District board. Three Plymouth Joint School District board incumbents are running for reelection unopposed, and three candidates are running for two Area B seats up for election.
Bob Travis, 60, a board member since 2013 and board president since last spring, is running on continuing to help schools navigate post-pandemic challenges.
Incumbent Janell Bohn, 54, appointed to the board last summer, says faith, family and maintaining freedoms are her priorities.
Jared Gomez, 36, says he also focuses on faith and family values and sees pandemic isolation as one challenge schools need to address.
Read more about the candidates here.
To vote, people must be registered and present a photo ID. People can register to vote online at myvote.wi.gov, in person at their municipal clerk’s office or at the polling place the day of the election.
In-person voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5.
People must vote at the polling location of the ward they live in. As a result of redistricting, some wards have changed, including in the City of Sheboygan. People can determine their voting location at myvote.wi.gov or by calling their municipal clerk’s office.
Reach Maya Hilty at 920-400-7485 or MHilty@sheboygan.gannett.com. Follow her on Twitter at @maya_hilty.

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