Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
Here are some of the preliminary results of Franklin voting Tuesday.
Voters who chose to vote straight party:
Democratic: 2,868 (41.49%)
Republican: 4,032 (58.32%)
Wisconsin Green: 8 (0.12%)
Libertarian: 5 (0.07%)
President and Vice President
Obama/Biden: 8,348 (43.35%)
McCain/Palin: 10,691 (55.51%)
Representative in Congress
Marge Krupp (D): 5,537 (30.18%)
Paul Ryan (R): 12,653 (68.96%)
State Senator, District 28
Mary Lazich (R): 13,008 (99.02%)
Write-in: 129 (0.98%)
Representative to the Assembly, District 82
Jeff Stone (R): 12,723 (99.20%)
Write-in: 103 (0.80%)
County Referendum, 1% sales and use tax
Yes: 6,534 (38.22%)
No: 10,560 (61.78%)
Voter turnout in Franklin Tuesday was 78.68%
The bottom line: Franklin is still a very conservative community. All the talk by some after the April 1, 2008 elections about " a new day" in Franklin was nothing but a bunch of hooey.