Veteran politician Tony Staskunas and political newcomer Tom Anthony will square off for the 17th District Milwaukee County Board seat in the April 2 general election.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Anthony finished with 2,233 votes, or 46 percent, compared to Staskunas’ 2,107, or 44 percent.
Retired police sergeant Al Singer managed just 10 percent (490 votes).
Staskunas of West Allis, was an alderman in that city for 9 years before serving as a state representative from 1997-2013.
Anthony, of Greenfield, has no political background but cites experience as a small business owner and the front man for the band The Tom Anthony Group.
Staskunas and Anthony are vying for the seat vacated by Joe Sanfelippo, who left the board after winning a State Assembly seat in the 15th District in the November election.
In Greenfield, voters chose Anthony over Staskunas, 644-547, with Singer picking up 152 votes
Greenfield voters also favored Pat Roggensack in the State Supreme Court Judge race by a wide margin. She collected 2,328 votes, far more than Ed Fallone’s 673 and Vince Megna’s 258.
In the Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge race, Greenfield preferred Rebecca Bradley (2,050 votes) over Janet Claire Protasiewicz (827) and Gil Urfer (281).