2:20 p.m. -- Power and IT services are gradually returning to downtown offices. Buildings will remain closed to employees and public for the rest of the day.
9:10 a.m., Friday, July 19 -- The WEC office is closed to the public and the main telephone system is unavailable due to a power outage. An alternate contact number is 608-228-7078.
8:30 a.m., Friday, July 19 -- A power outage in Downtown Madison has disrupted telephone service to the Wisconsin Elections Commission. We will update when power is restored.