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Wisconsin Elections Commission Manuals

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Title Date Summary
2017 Calendar of Election Events 11/30/2016 2017 Calendar of Election Events
2018 Calendar of Election Events 09/19/2017 2018 Calendar of Election Events
Absentee Voting in Residential Care Facilities and Retirement Homes 07/15/2016 Absentee Voting in Residential Care Facilities and Retirement Homes
Absentee Voting Rules Overview - under revision due to court decisions 01/27/2016 An overview of rules for absentee voting.
Caucus Manual - Procedures for Nomination of Candidates By Caucus 08/14/2017 For use by clerks who use the caucus procedure to nominate candidates.
Common Nomination Paper Challenges Manual 03/04/2016 Information for candidates and election officials about challenges to nomination papers.
Contingency Planning and Election System Security Report 10/12/2016 Manual for contingency planning
Counting Votes Manual (Partisan Primary) 07/14/2014 A guide to counting votes for ballot candidates, write-in votes and assistance in determining how to count irregular votes
Counting Votes Manual (Spring Primary, Spring Election and General Election) 08/01/2014 A guide to counting votes for ballot candidates, write-in votes, and assistance in determining how to count irregular votes.
County Board of Canvassers Procedures 6-2012 01/08/2013 A brief description of county canvass procedures.
Election Administration Manual 10/07/2016 Election Administration Manual for Wisconsin Election Officials
Election Day Manual 07/15/2016 Election Day Manual for Wisconsin Election Officials
Guide to Completing the GAB-190 10/10/2014 Guide to Completing the GAB-190F and GAB-190NF Forms
MyVote Wisconsin Manual 01/06/2017 A Guide to the MyVote Wisconsin Website for Voters and Clerks
Polling Place Accessibility “Quick-Fix Guide” 02/24/2009 This document provides guidance to assist you in improving your polling place accessibility.
Recall Manual for Congressional, County and State Officials 06/18/2015 Information about the laws of Wisconsin regarding recall of officials
Recall Manual for Local Elected Officials 07/14/2017 Information about the laws of Wisconsin regarding recall of local elected officials.
Recount Manual 11/14/2016 Procedures to request and conduct a recount for an election or referendum
WisVote User Manual - Complete 01/17/2017 User Manual for WisVote, the successor to SVRS