Muskego Voters Guide

Everything you need to know about the upcoming spring elections

Jan. 16, 2008

Election 2008

Voters will be casting ballots in municipal and school board races in the April 1 election. has everything you need to know to make a decision in the upcoming races.

Below is the list of candidates in contested school and municipal races in Muskego. Races in which a primary election was held are noted with an asterisk (*). Incumbent candidates are designated with "(i)" next to their names. Unless otherwise noted, there is one open seat in each race listed.


Election Coverage

Election videos of the mayoral candidates

John Johnson vs. Nancy Salentine

Staff stories from the newsrooms of Muskego NOW and the Journal Sentinel

Development, fire merger loom over mayoral race (March 29)
Editorial: Johnson for mayor (March 27)
Johnson, Salentine discuss their objectives (March 20)
Park Arthur emerges as hot point in 3rd District (March 20)
Retirees hope to stay busy representing 5th District (March 20)
Muskego chamber to host candidates forum (Feb. 28)
Mayoral candidates meet the voters (Feb. 21)
Primary: Borgman, Skory top picks in primary (Feb. 21)
Primary: District 3 candidates weigh in on taxes, development, quality of life (Feb. 16)
Primary: Candidate meeting at library Feb. 16 (Feb. 14)
Primary: Voters Guide: Aldermanic District 3 (Feb. 7)
Primary: Candidates' background, experience, attitude factor into council race (Jan. 31)
Muskego mayoral candidate disqualified (Jan. 17)
No opposition in Muskego-Norway School Board race (Jan. 10)
Primary planned for two city races (Jan. 10)
Race for 5th District seat gets under way (Jan. 10)



Let's Talk Elections

Forum: What is on your mind this election season?


Public Forum

Letters to the editor of Muskego NOW

Voting for Johnson the only way to go (March 27)
Johnson has helped repair city's damaged image (March 27)
Johnson will continue to make sound decisions (March 27)
Builders group endorses Schneider for alderman (March 20)
Alderwoman encourages residents to get the facts (March 20)
Salentine doesn't have pulse on the community (March 20)
Johnson brings leadership, integrity to mayor's office (March 20)
Johnson's administration has been open and honest (March 20)
Salentine will implement vision of voters (March 20)
Salentine's leadership style better suited for Muskego (March 20)
Alderman says Johnson has brought back integrity (March 20)
Mayor's referendum silence showed lack of integrity (March 20)
Daughter praises father's mayoral bid (March 20)
Vote Salentine for mayor based on her qualities (March 13)
Re-electing mayor best option for Muskego (March 6)
Johnson has proven he is best leader for Muskego (March 6)
Hard facts on roundabouts needed to make decision (March 6)
Johnson's son says dad is best pick to lead city (Feb. 28)
Roundabouts can be intersection solution (Feb. 21)
Salentine shares criticism of city leaders at meeting (Feb. 21)
Mayor has strong vision for Muskego's future (Feb. 14)
City will make informed decision on roundabouts (Feb. 14)
Roundabouts manage traffic effectively (Feb. 14)
Residents' ideas, opinions add to paper's value (Feb. 14)
Experience goes a long way in search for city leader (Feb. 7)
Residents should voice concerns over roundabouts (Feb. 7)





A primary was not required, as one of the challengers is a write-in candidate.
• John Johnson (i), W18202 Parker Drive
• Nancy Salentine, S7482 Michi Drive
• Thomas A. Bureta, W16591 College Ave. write-in candidate


Common Council: 3rd District*

• Neil Borgman (i), W16972 Briargate Lane
• Kathleen A. Skory, W16883 Hedgewood Drive


Common Council: 5th District

Incumbent Bob Melcher is not running.
• Richard Luell, S8065 Michael Court
• William H. Schneider, W20101 Ridge Road


Polling Places

All polling locations are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. If you're not sure where to vote, call the City Clerk's Office at (262) 679-4100 or visit


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