Wisconsin Needs Poll Workers for November!


MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Elections Commission will be participating in National Poll Worker Recruitment Day on September 1 to encourage more people to sign up to become election workers for the November election. 

Established by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, National Poll Worker Recruitment Day aims to raise awareness about the benefits and importance of poll working and inspire more Americans to volunteer. 

Wisconsin Voting Deadlines and Facts for November 2020


MADISON, WI – Wisconsin voters and election officials have plans in place for the Presidential Election on November 3, 2020.

“We want to make sure every voter who is eligible to vote this fall can do so safely and securely,” said Meagan Wolfe, administrator for the Wisconsin Elections Commission. “We learned a great deal from our elections in April, May and August and believe we have solid plans in place for November.”

Low-Turnout Partisan Primary Gives Election Officials Practice for November


MADISON, WI – Wisconsin’s low-turnout Partisan Primary on Tuesday went relatively smoothly and showed state and local election officials some issues that still need to be addressed before the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election.

“There were no major issues in Tuesday’s primary thanks to the hard work of Wisconsin’s clerks, the tens of thousands of poll workers and the Wisconsin National Guard,” said Meagan Wolfe, administrator of the Wisconsin Elections Commission. 

Top Things Voters Should Know for the Partisan Primary August 11 2020 - COVID-19


MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Elections Commission today released its list of the top things Wisconsin voters should know for the Partisan Primary, Tuesday, August 11.

1. The Wisconsin Elections Commission unanimously recommends all voters wear face coverings for voting on Election Day, but they are not required.

Independent Candidates for President File Paperwork


MADISON, WI – Five independent candidates filed signatures and paperwork today with the Wisconsin Elections Commission to get their names on the ballot for President of the United States in the state for the November 3 General Election.

Under Wisconsin law, independent presidential candidates can get on the ballot by filing a minimum of 2,000 valid signatures of Wisconsin electors on nomination papers, as well as a Declaration of Candidacy form for both the presidential and vice-presidential candidates.

These candidates filed papers today:

Wisconsin Still Needs Poll Workers!


MADISON, WI – Wisconsin clerks are at least 900 poll workers short statewide for the August 11 Fall Partisan Primary, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

“We know there are Wisconsinites looking for ways to serve their communities through this difficult time,” said Meagan Wolfe, Wisconsin’s chief elections official.  “If you are a state, county or municipal employee, a teacher, a student or someone who is looking for temporary work, municipal clerks need you to step up and help right now.”