The field of three candidates running for superintendent of Wisconsin's public schools will be narrowed to two in Tuesday's primary.
Holtz is a former superintendent at Whitnall, Beloit and Palmyra-Eagle school districts and Wisconsin elementary school principal of the year while Humphries is the Dodgeville School District's director of state and federal programs and a former consultant.
Humphries shook up the race last week by making public a document he says shows Holtz had offered him a deal for a $150,000 state job and broad control over the largest school districts if he dropped out of the race. There's only one statewide race on the ballot - a three way primary for state Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Holtz campaigned on being a more experienced educator and clear conservative. John Humphries got 495 votes and finished third in the County and across the state. Holtz has the support of Pro-Life Wisconsin, Wisconsin Family Action and two dozen Republican lawmakers. Holtz said Humphries was mischaracterizing the meeting and that ideas he presented came from one or more business leaders both candidates refused to name.
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Evers is completing his second term as the state's top education official in charge of the Department of Public Instruction.
Turnout for this spring primary is expected to be low. That is home of incumbent state Superintendent Tony Evers.
Marvin Glass, 81, a retired technical college teacher from the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield, said he voted for Holtz.
In his next term, Evers would push for more state funding for schools, support for students' mental health, and a prescription for boosting student performance that moves outside school walls.