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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 young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

The votes are in for Franklin Mayor

Franklin Mayor
100% reporting

Steve Olson  1,096 (46.32%)
Steve Taylor   722 (30.52%)
Basil Ryan      536 (22.65%)
Write-in            12 (0.51%)

Ballots cast:  2,367 (10.94%)

Olson won in 5 of Franklin’s 6 aldermanic districts.

Unofficial Results from February 18 Franklin Mayoral Primary

Following the election, Olson released this statement:

I offer my sincere thanks to the 46% of the voters who ‘showed up’ today and voted in the primary. I commit to you a forward looking campaign. Thank you for your support and confidence.  I’ll spend the next six weeks talking with the great people of Franklin about my focus on their quality of life in our great city.

Olson’s reference to “showed up” came from an earlier Facebook post where he quoted Harry Truman:  “Decisions are made by those who show up.”

The general election will be held April 1, 2014, Olson vs. Taylor.

Stay tuned to my blog for more election news.

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