Local Candidates - Non-Partisan

Checklists updated for Spring 2019

Local candidates should visit the Local Campaign Finance page on the Wisconsin Ethics Commission website for information about campaign finance registration and reporting.


County Offices: County Executive, County Supervisor, County Comptroller

Note: A county may enact an ordinance establishing a code of ethics for public officials that may require a candidate for county office to file a Statement of Economic Interests (SEI). Please contact the county clerk to find out if this requirement applies.


Municipal Offices: Mayor, Alderperson, Town and Village Board Member, Municipal Clerk and Treasurer, and Municipal Judge
 

ELIS-6 Ballot Access Checklist for Municipal Candidates where Nomination is by Caucus

ELIS-7 Ballot Access Checklist for Municipal Candidates where Nomination Papers are Used

Note:  A municipality may enact an ordinance establishing a code of ethics for public officials that may require a candidate for municipal office, in addition to the office of municipal judge, to file a Statement of Economic Interests (SEI).  Please contact the municipal clerk to find out if this requirement applies.


 School District Offices

ELIS-5 Ballot Access Checklist for School District Candidates 


Multi-Jurisdictional Municipal Judge

ELIS-18 Ballot Access Checklist for Multi-Jurisdictional Municipal Judge


Registered Write-In Candidates

To register as a write-in candidate, you must file a Campaign Registration Statement (ETHCF-1) must be filed with the filing officer prior to collecting or spending any money on the campaign. The ETHCF-1 form is available from the Wisconsin Ethics Commission's website or the local filing officer. The deadline to register as a write-in candidate is 12:00 p.m. (noon) the Friday before the election.