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Morrison Wins Race For Judge
Branch 2 Marinette County Circuit Court Judge James Morrison was elected to a six year term as the result of the Tuesday, Apr. 2, county wide election for the post. He defeated District Attorney Allen Brey by a vote of 4,172 to 3,189.
Morrison was appointed to the post last year by Gov. Scott Walker to serve the remaining term of retired Judge Tim Duket.
Morrison carried 18 of the 19 towns, three of the four villages except in the Village of Crivitz where each received 92 votes.
He also won in the three county cities including one of three wards in Marinette and two of three wards in Peshtigo. Brey won in the City of Niagara.
Marinette County Clerk Kathy Brandt reported a total of 7,364 votes were cast in the race compared to 7,125 cast in the race for Justice of the Supreme Court.
About 29 percent or 7,655 of the countys 26,276 voters went to the polls on Tuesday, Apr.2. The county has a voting age population of 33,295 according to the 2012 statistics of the U.S. Census Bureau.
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