Pittsfield wins Brown County Voter Challenge trophy

The non-partisan volunteer organization Project Vote of Brown County, WI has announced this year’s winners of their Voter Challenge, and the town of Pittsfield will be taking home the trophy for having the highest voter turnout this year.

With municipal turnouts of registered voters ranging from 79% to over 90%, Brown County voters cast ballots like never before in the November 3 election, the organization said in a news release. When all ballots were tabulated, the town of Pittsfield had the highest voter turnout percentages in it’s respective category.

The town of Pittsfield had a turnout of 90.073% of registered voters to win the Green Division trophy for Brown County municipalities with populations below 10,000. Pittsfield’s winning voter percentage was followed closely by the town of Eaton (90.069%), town of Rockland (90.05%), town of Lawrence (90.03%), town of Wrightstown (90.02%) and town of Scott (90.01%).

Due to the ongoing pandemic, there will not be a public presentation of the Voter Challenge trophies. It will be delivered to the Pittsfield Town Hall at a future date.

Read the full NBC 26 news story this information was taken from at the below link.



If you are complaining about your internet speed, well here is a chance to do something about it.

Brown County is doing testing to use in a study to able to apply for grant money to improve internet speeds. They NEED the information from this test to show we have issues in our communities.

Go to the below website and take the test from your residence, place of business or anywhere you use the net. (NOTE: take it at the time of day when you normally experience the greatest issues.) They will not take any data that you do not Okay to share.

After taking the test you will see you speeds and they will add your results to the study. You can then click through to a map that shows where others have taken the test. The attached screen shot shows little colored dots where people have taken the test. Red being slow connection speeds.

The Pittsfield/Pulaski area has very little participation.

Let’s turn that map red.

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