Two candidates to face off for 4th District alderman

Jan. 09, 2009 11:27 a.m. | Two candidates will run to occupy the 4th District aldermanic seat on the Wauwatosa Common Council during the spring election.

Incumbent Jill Organ will run against challenger John Hallanger to fill the seat for one year. Both residents filed candidacy papers by the Jan. 6 deadline, Deputy Clerk Susan Van Hoven said.

The winner would represent the 4th District until 2010, the remainder of the four-year term formerly filled by Mayor Jill Didier.

Didier appointed Organ to temporarily fill the aldermanic seat after winning the mayoral post last April. Now that Organ has gotten her feet wet in city government, she would like to continue.

"This is a chance to make a solid impact," she said.

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