Wisconsin Elections Commission December 2017 Meeting

Wisconsin Elections Commission, 212 East Washington Ave., Madison

Regular meeting of the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

Meeting materials will be posted several days before the meeting.


A. Call to Order

B. Administrator’s Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice

C. Personal Appearances (Time reserved for personal appearances may be limited at the discretion of the Chair)

D. Minutes of Previous Meeting – November 20, 2017 

E. Clear Ballot Voting Equipment Testing and Approval

F. Agency Staffing Update

G. IT Contract Reallocation 

H. Proposed 2018 Ballot Designs 

I. Administrative Rules 

J. Legislative Agenda 

K. Legislative Update 

L. Operations and Management Policies and Procedures 

M. Commission Staff Update 

N. UW Study Regarding Photo ID Requirement 

O. Closed Session

1. Litigation Update
2. Personnel Matter

19.85 (1) (g) -- The Commission may confer with legal counsel concerning litigation strategy.
19.851 -- The Commission’s deliberations concerning investigations of any violation of the election laws shall be in closed session.
19.85(1)(c) -- The Commission may consider employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.

The Elections Commission will convene in open session but may move to closed session under Wis. Stat. §§ 19.85 (1)(g) and 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).



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