Thursday, June 13, 2019

Greetings from Newburg, Wisconsin, which sports a deeper shade of red in the state's most conservative county

The majority of its residents, 1157 out of 1254, live in Washington County.  And there's no difference in the way they vote.

Bice: Supervisor Deanna Alexander to earn $6,000 per month as interim chief for tiny village.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6/12/2019)
Alexander's predecessor as Newburg's administrator resigned abruptly last month in an ethics dispute. The village's deputy clerk and treasurer also handed in her resignation.

Related reading:
Newburg administrator, treasurer resign abruptly.  (West Bend Daily News, 5/17/2019)
The resignations follow months of upheaval in Newburg. Rena Chesak, Newburg’s recently installed village president, was censured by a local ethics commission last month after she’d been accused of violating village policy while serving as a village trustee last year.

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