Primary set for Oshkosh Mayor’s race


Three vie for Mayor’s seat; no primary for common council

Candidates running for local office had until 5pm today to submit their signed nomination papers for the upcoming spring elections.  Three candidates, including incumbent mayor Steve Cummings, are seeking the mayor’s seat.  Joining Cummings on the ballot will be deputy mayor Lori Palmeri and political newcomer, and owner of Barley & Hops pub, Nate Stiefvater. A primary election will take place on February 19, 2019 to reduce the candidate’s field to two for the general election on April 2, 2019.

Five candidates are seeking to fill three seats on the Oshkosh Common Council, including:

  • Tom Pech, Jr (incumbent)
  • Jake Krause (incumbent)
  • Deb Allison-Aasby (incumbent)
  • Robert Poeschl
  • Robert Wilcox

No primary is required for the common council elections.



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Justin R. Mitchell

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