City of Tomahawk races: Mayor Taskay, Common Council incumbents reelected
By Jalen Maki
Tomahawk Leader Editor
TOMAHAWK – Mayor Steven E. Taskay and three Common Council incumbents were reelected by City of Tomahawk voters in the Tuesday, April 5 Spring Election.
According to preliminary results, Taskay defeated challenger Roxanne Consolver by a 607-341 vote margin, a roughly 64% to 36% split. Two write-in votes were cast.
Taskay will serve his fourth Mayoral term. The April 5 Spring Election marked the first time Taskay faced an opponent since his election in 2016.
The City of Tomahawk Common Council will remain unchanged following the April 5 election, according to preliminary results.
In District 1, alderperson Mike Loka ran unopposed. Two write-in votes were cast.
Christie Fletcher challenged District 2 alderperson and council president Jeff Kahle in District 2. Kahle ultimately emerged victorious, earning 222 votes (approximately 66%) to Fletcher’s 115 (roughly 33%). No write-in votes were cast.
District 3 incumbent Tadd Wegener garnered 170 votes (approximately 55%), while challenger Brandon Kato came away with 137 votes (about 44%). One write-in vote was cast.
“To all District 3 voters: thank you for putting your trust in me by reelecting me as your alderperson,” Wegener stated. “As I stated prior to the election, I will work very hard at the necessary upgrades needed with our public safety and housing shortages by endorsing the plans that are in the works.”