Local elected leaders react to spring election results in Wisconsin

The impact of the spring election is being reviewed by business leaders in our area.

The La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce held a recap of the spring election Monday morning.

State Senator Jennifer Schilling, along with Representatives Steve Doyle and Loren Oldenburg joined in on the forum to share their opinions about the results.

La Crosse County had just over 32 percent voter turnout for the election.

Some of the area’s elected officials had different things they took away from the election results.

“I was pleased to see the referenedums passed here in western Wisconsin, I think it demostrates that voters want to invest in our communities through our public schools,” said Senator Jennifer Schilling.

“You know, the last two, three weeks, you know, get out the vote, was very huge on the republican side and they obviously the grassroots, got out there, knocked on doors and got people to come to voting,” said Representative Loren Oldenburg.

Statewide, the turnout of was 26.6 percent, the second highest turnout in a non-partisan election since 2000.

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