Vote totals unchanged following Town of Elk Mound recount

By LeAnn R. Ralph

TOWN OF ELK MOUND — Following a recount of the votes cast in the April 7 election, vote totals remained unchanged for town chair and Supervisor 1 in the Town of Elk Mound.

The initial votes tabulated from the April 7 election showed town chair candidate Elton J. Christopherson with 98 votes and Joel Dahlby with 94 votes.

For the Supervisor 1 position, Marvin Michels received 97 votes and Patrick Varpness received 93 votes.

Carolyn Loechler, town clerk, reported that she had received recount petitions during the canvass of ballots on Saturday, April 11.

The recount took place Wednesday, April 15.

Vote totals remained the same for the two positions, Loechler reported.

For the Supervisor 2 position, Michel Giedd received 72 votes in the April 7 election while Jeff Klemp received 109 votes.

Prior to being elected town chair, Christopherson was the incumbent for the Supervisor 1 position.