TONY ENDS The Independent-Register
Green County Clerk Arianna Voegeli administers the oath of office to the Board of Supervisors elected April 5 and confirmed in the April 12 official canvas in the historic courthouse in Monroe on April 19.

By Tony Ends, Correspondent

It will likely be May 10 before Brodhead Wards 3 and 4 residents know who will serve them for two years on Green County Board of Supervisors.

No one among 559 voters in that part of the city registered as a candidate for the District 19 seat on the county board. That left the election open to write-in votes.

There were 163 people who voted in Wards 3 and 4 in the April 5 spring election. Court of Appeals Judge Brian Blanchard, whose name was on the ballot, received that many votes in those wards. One additional write-in vote had to be recorded as “scattering,” not eligible to serve.

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