A Guide to Understanding Referenda

Note: This guide will not cover every referendum permitted by statutes. Legal counsel specializing in the subject matter that permits or requires a referendum to be held in certain circumstances should be consulted to ensure that compliance with all requirements are met.
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Recount Manual

The 11-2020 version of the Recount Manual was approved unanimously by the Wisconsin Elections Commission on November 18, 2020. We have highlighted the changes in the document to make it clear to clerks, the Commission, and the public what has been changed.
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Counting Votes Manuals

A guide to counting votes for ballot candidates, write-in votes and assistance in determining how to count irregular votes
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