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Tosa Has First Contested Council Seat with Challenger in 3rd District

Greg Walz-Chojnacki will take on Jacqueline Jay in Common Council race.

The Wauwatosa Common Council has its first contested seat for the upcoming election as Greg Walz-Chojnacki has announced he will challenge incumbent District 3 Ald. Jacqueline Jay.

Jay said earlier this week that she did intend to run for re-election but had not yet filed her papers or nomination signatures. Walz-Chojnacki announced Friday his intention to file; he also had not yet turned in his paperwork but said he would do so well before the Jan. 3 deadline.

"I'm just interested in good governance," Walz-Chojnacki said of his decision to run. "And I think right now, good governance is going to be about good, sound economic development."

In a statement on his candidacy website, he wrote: "In these challenging times, Wauwatosa needs thoughtful, conscientious and creative city government.

"I am running for alderman in the third district because I want  Wauwatosa to continue to be a great place to live, and I want to be part of the process of adapting to the new circumstances our city is facing."

Walz-Chojnacki is a graduate of Marquette University High School and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is associate editor of Odyssey Magazine and web editor for UW-Milwaukee.

He has been a member of St. Jude the Apostle Parish since 1987, where he has served two terms on parish council and is a choir member and cantor.

Other candidates filing

Incumbent Ald. Jeff Roznowski of the 6th District also said that he has now filed his papers for re-election.

Jeff Kroll, a political newcomer, will run for alderman to represent District 1, according to a report in Wauwatosa NOW.

With that filing, the full slate of seats will have at least one candidate in the April 3 election. Ald. Linda Nikcevich of the 1st District is not running for re-elction.

There is still time for more filings before the Jan. 3 deadline, but there are now no longer any open seats.

 

Rocky55 December 28, 2011 at 01:54 PM
Dear 'Tosa Neigbor', we said we have spoken with him. The analysis is just coming directly from his statements. Have you read all of his posts on these sites over the last years? Way too far left for me. What we need in our city government is private sector working folks whose paycheck does'nt already come from the taxpayers. Dear 'Shansky': Bullying and intimidation? Wow, relax. Specific complaint? Way too far left. You still get to vote for him if you want to.
Cog in the Machine January 03, 2012 at 02:24 PM
Rocky55, you didn't say you spoke with him. You said you heard him speak. If you're willing to lie about that, why should I believe anything else you say here?
Dick at SCORE January 04, 2012 at 01:22 PM
Watch out for closet lefties...Tosa council is full of 'em. They talk growth and business encouragement but vote increased regulations, fees and taxes (to wit: the recent permit requirement for all alarm users) unplanned planning for the sake of planning (note: the disaster that is North Avenue). To determine who's who, since they're unlikley to reveal their biases directly, ask about their day job, and look out for government employees, attorneys for left-wing groups/persons, owners of "green" businesses. And watch for hyphenated names!
Dick at SCORE January 04, 2012 at 01:22 PM
Watch out for closet lefties...Tosa council is full of 'em. They talk growth and business encouragement but vote increased regulations, fees and taxes (to wit: the recent permit requirement for all alarm users) unplanned planning for the sake of planning (note: the disaster that is North Avenue). To determine who's who, since they're unlikley to reveal their biases directly, ask about their day job, and look out for government employees, attorneys for left-wing groups/persons, owners of "green" businesses. And watch for hyphenated names!
Cog in the Machine January 05, 2012 at 05:38 PM
Hey Dicks, that's some serious one-dimentional thinking. Every regulation, tax and planning project is bad for business? ROFL... I'm guessing you got your MBA in the classroom of drug addict Rush Limbaugh.

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