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Wisconsin Elections Commission Manuals

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Title Datesort icon Summary
Counting Votes Manual (Partisan Primary) 06/21/2018 A guide to counting votes for ballot candidates, write-in votes and assistance in determining how to count irregular votes
MyVote Wisconsin Manual 06/05/2018 A Guide to the MyVote Wisconsin Website for Voters and Clerks
WisVote User Manual - Complete 04/06/2018 User Manual for WisVote, the successor to SVRS
Recount Manual 04/04/2018 Procedures to request and conduct a recount for an election or referendum.
Recall Manual for Local Elected Officials 02/08/2018 Information about the laws of Wisconsin regarding recall of local elected officials.
Recall Manual for Congressional, County and State Officials 02/08/2018 Information about the laws of Wisconsin regarding recall of officials
Counting Votes Manual (Spring Primary, Spring Election and General Election) 02/07/2018 A guide to counting votes for ballot candidates, write-in votes, and assistance in determining how to count irregular votes.
Canvass Procedures for County Canvassers 01/26/2018 A brief description of county canvass procedures.
Common Nomination Paper Challenges Manual 01/04/2018 Information for candidates and election officials about challenges to nomination papers.
2018 Calendar of Election Events 09/19/2017 2018 Calendar of Election Events
Caucus Manual - Procedures for Nomination of Candidates By Caucus 08/14/2017 For use by clerks who use the caucus procedure to nominate candidates.
2017 Calendar of Election Events 11/30/2016 2017 Calendar of Election Events
Contingency Planning and Election System Security Report 10/12/2016 Manual for contingency planning
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
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.
Guide to Completing the GAB-190 10/10/2014 Guide to Completing the GAB-190F and GAB-190NF Forms
Polling Place Accessibility “Quick-Fix Guide” 02/24/2009 This document provides guidance to assist you in improving your polling place accessibility.