Wisconsin Elections Commission June 2020 Meeting

Regular meeting of the Wisconsin Elections Commission. Meeting materials are attached below. Complete meeting materials, including information about nomination paper challenges and the voter information mailer, is attached at the bottom of this page.

The WEC will be taking up to 30 minutes of public comment at the start of the meeting. If you wish to speak, please see the document (Online Meeting Personal Appearance Form-Fillable 6.10.20.pdfattached at the bottom of the page, fill out the electronic appearance request form and follow the instructions for returning it to WEC staff.

Members of the public wishing to communicate to the Commissioners should email @email with “Message to Commissioners” in the subject line. Those messages will be provided to the Commission members.


A. Call to Order

B. Administrator’s Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice

C. Public Comment

D. Ballot Access Challenges and Issues (Supporting materials for challenges will be posted in a separate attachment when they are ready. Preliminary information about which candidates have been challenged is available here: https://elections.wi.gov/node/6924)

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

E. Possible Challenges of Staff Ballot Access Decisions

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

G. Certification of May 12 Special Election Results

H. Voter Mailing Review

I. HAVA Election Security Grant Spending Plan 

J. Staff Update 

K. Ballot Templates for November 3 Election

L. Closed Session

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

M. 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).

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