06 Nov 1942
November 6, 1042 Dilweg Wins Over Johns, Loomis Is Winner ^100,000 Tuesday's election was highlighted by the defeat of Gov. Julius Ueil by a margin of more than 100,000 by Orlando S. Loomis, Progressive candidate, candidate, by the defeat of Congreas- man Johns in this district by Lavem Dilweg, Green Bay attorney, and former former Packer football star and the return return to their jobs of all of the county. officials, including Sheriff Blmer Bergner and County Treasurer Ray McCarthy, the only two who had opposition. opposition. Bergner lead from the start and was never headed in the covmty. McCarthy received a very handsome endorsement. Loomis and Dilweg both received majorities in this county, the former having a lead of 2,673 and the latter by 1,412. In spite of the fact that the county gave Loomis a majority the present Republican Republican state officers received an endorsement and all were re-elected in a split ballot spree that covered the entire state. Frank Riley was reelected reelected assemblyman in the second district, winning over Louis J. Meyer by a narrow margin, 107 votes. Otto Vogel defeated John Egan in hm quest for re-election, the former assemblyman assemblyman winning over the incumbent incumbent by 950 votes. In the race for sheriff, Bergner rolled up 6;930 with Truttschell 4,904 and Peter Thielen trailing with 3,601. Ray McCarthy had 8,624 with only 4,001 for Hansen, Hansen, his opponent. With approximately approximately 16,000 votes cast in the county only 13,190 counted in the eongree- sional fight. In the state senatorial fight, H, C. Tills lost to John Cashman, Cashman, 7,396 to 6,690, a margin of 700. County Clerk Albert Tetxiaff, County Register of Deeds Joseph Zahorik, County Clerk of Court Harvey Strouf, District Attorney John Danielson and Countjj Coroner, Dr. Theodore" Teitgcn were all returned without opposition. Dilweg's margin for th|g district was 6,200. The vote wa# heavier than predicted, with the larger larger portion of the voting^ being done after the noon hoU^.