Sarah Ann Shanahan didn’t win this race — or our endorsement — two years ago against the likeable and mild-mannered incumbent, Rep. Ed Brooks, R-Reedsburg. But voters should give the town of Fountain clerk a second look. Shanahan is knowledgeable and aiming for consensus on mining and venture capital legislation. She would be a more effective champion for expanding broadband service in rural areas. Shanahan, a Democrat, is much better on open and good government issues.
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