Type A Notice of August 9, 2022 Partisan Primary and November 8, 2022 General Election; County Candidate Checklists; Notification of Noncandidacy; and Other Important Information.

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The Type A Notice of Election contains all the state and federal offices for the partisan primary on August 9, 2022, and the general election on November 8, 2022. The Type A Notice must be published by all county clerks on April 12, 2022.  When a weekly newspaper is used for publication and the paper is not published on Tuesdays, the notice shall appear in the newspaper’s closest preceding issue.

It is not necessary for each county to publish all the information contained in the enclosed Type A Notice.  The notice published by each county clerk lists the information regarding the general election, all applicable congressional district offices for which an elector in the county may vote, all applicable legislative offices for which an elector in the county may vote, and all county partisan offices within your respective county.  The notice must also include the statement about circulation and filing of nomination papers.

All county clerks are required to send the Type A Notice to each municipal clerk in their county no later than April 5, 2022.  Municipal clerks are not required to publish the Type A Notice for the partisan primary and general election.  Municipal clerks are required to certify to their county clerks the approximate number of electors in the municipality no later than June 1, 2022, to help the county clerks determine how many ballots to prepare for the fall election.  Wis. Stats. § 5.66 (1).  

This correspondence and the attachments include information useful to you in preparing for the upcoming partisan primary and general election.