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Wisconsin Elections Commission June 2018 Meeting

06/11/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wisconsin State Capitol, 412E, Madison

Regular meeting of the Wisconsin Elections Commission to consider ballot access issues for the August 14, 2018, Partisan Primary.


A. Call to Order

B. Administrator’s Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice

C. Minutes of May 24, 2018 Meeting

D. Ballot Access Challenges and Issues

1. Staff Presentation on Challenge or Ballot Access Issue
2. Challenger Presentation
3. Candidate Response
4. Staff Summary and Recommendation
5. Commission Action

E. Possible Challenges of Staff Ballot Access Decisions

F. Certification of Candidates for the Partisan Primary Election and General Election and Ballot Access for Independent Candidates

G. Administrator Report

H. Closed Session

1. Ballot Access Challenge Issue
2. Litigation Update
19.851 The Commission’s discussions concerning violations of election law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (g) The Commission may confer with legal counsel concerning litigation strategy.

I. Adjourn

The Elections Commission will convene in open session but may move to closed session under Wis. Stat. §§ 19.851 and then reconvene into open session prior to adjournment of this meeting. This notice is intended to inform the public that this meeting will convene in open session, may move to closed session, and then reconvene in open session. Wis. Stat. § 19.85 (2).

Below are challenges the Commission has received, which will be considered at the meeting. Responses will be added as they are received. 

NOTE: EL 18-21 Hyant v Key was withdrawn because the candidate did not file a Statement of Economic Interests, and would not qualify for the ballot.


WEC Meeting Notice and Agenda 6.11.18 FINAL.pdf21.73 KB
Open Session Commission Meeting Materials June 11 2018 FINAL.pdf1.38 MB
Commission Memo - Ballot Access Challenges 6_11_18 Fall General Election.pdf193.24 KB
Comm. Memo Ballot Access Challenges 6_11_18_Memo Exhibits_Final (Part 1).pdf5.24 MB
Comm. Memo Ballot Access Challenges 6_11_18_Memo Exhibits_Final (Part 2).pdf9.14 MB
E. Timothy Comer Request to Withdraw Nomination Papers - Memo and Letter.pdf262.25 KB
EL 18-13 Werner v Rogers Challenge.pdf16.01 MB
-- EL 18-13 Rogers Response.pdf51.62 KB
EL 18-14Toftness v Daniels Challenge.pdf4.01 MB
-- No response from Daniels.pdf7.24 KB
EL 18-15 Hyant v Duncan Challenge.pdf29.22 MB
-- No response from Duncan.pdf7.22 KB
EL 18-16 Hyant v Oldenburg Challenge.pdf6.9 MB
-- EL 18-16 Oldenburg Response.pdf1.55 MB
EL 18-17 Hyant v Villarreal AD-8 Challenge.pdf19.62 MB
-- No response from Villarreal.pdf7.26 KB
EL 18-18 Hyant v Leager - AD 76 Challenge.pdf25.92 MB
-- EL 18-18 No response from Leager.pdf7.26 KB
EL 18-19 Morgan v Wachs Challenge.pdf354.83 KB
-- EL 18-19 Wachs Response with Exhibits.pdf694.27 KB
EL 18-20 Morgan v Pulcher Challenge.pdf3.41 MB
-- EL 18-20 Pulcher Response.pdf4.13 MB
EL 18-22 Morgan v Gronik Challenge.pdf481.67 KB
-- EL 18-22 Gronik Response.pdf1.71 MB
EL 18-23 Hyant v Szerlong Challenge.pdf7.09 MB
-- EL 18-23 Szerlong Response.pdf491.66 KB
EL 18-24 Strohm v Nicholson - US Senate Challenge.pdf526.87 KB
-- EL 18-24 Nicholson Response.pdf834.6 KB