Jul 29 2022
The Wisconsin Elections Commission today is reminding media members that the window for public testing of electronic voting equipment for the Aug. 9 Partisan Primary starts on Saturday, July 30. The test provides an opportunity in communities across Wisconsin for the public to witness firsthand how...
2022 August Partisan Primary Pronunciation Guide
Attached is the 2022 August Partisan Primary pronunciation guide.
U.S. DOJ Guidance Document – Federal Law Constraints on Post-Election Review of Ballots, Other Records and Voting Systems
The United States Department of Justice (U.S. DOJ) recently issued guidance on federal statutes that could impose constraints on the scope and method of post-election audits, including reviews of election materials like ballots for the 2020 General Election. The guidance issued by U.S. DOJ can be...
WEC Approves Dominion Voting Systems Democracy Suite 5.5-C and 5.5-CS Electronic Voting Systems
On June 2, 2021, the Wisconsin Elections Commission (“Commission”) approved the Dominion Voting Systems Democracy Suite 5.5-C and 5.5-CS voting systems for sale and use in the State of Wisconsin. No electronic voting equipment may be offered for sale or implemented in Wisconsin unless first approved...
Democracy Suite 4.14 Additional Training Resources webinar ★
As previously outlined, one of the areas of focus identified by the Commission was an increased level of training for clerks and election inspectors who interact with this equipment. Below, you’ll find a link to a prerecorded webinar prepared by WEC staff that further outlines the Commission’s...
2020 Post-Election Voting Equipment Audit
This memorandum is to advise you of the decisions made by the Wisconsin Elections Commission related to the 2020 post-election voting equipment audits at its September 16, 2020 meeting. These audits are required by law to be conducted after every General Election to ensure the accuracy of tabulation...
As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, WEC staff compiled a list of suggested best practices for cleaning and sanitizing your Badger Books.
Voting Equipment Cleaning Best Practices for COVID-19
Please see the attached documents containing best practices for cleaning voting equipment.
ES&S Screen Revisions for DS200 and ExpressVote Ready for Deployment; ExpressLink Approved
The Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) approved Elections Systems and Software (ES&S) voting system EVS 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11 for use in Wisconsin at its June 20, 2017 meeting. The approval was contingent on the revision of several voter notification and instruction screens on two pieces of voting equipment included in this system. The Commission also instructed WEC staff to develop a protocol for the testing and certification of the ExpressLink component that was not included in the original certification, and to ensure
September 26 Elections Commission Meeting
The next regular meeting of the Wisconsin Elections Commission will be September 26, 2017, starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Commission’s offices. I wanted to communicate some of the more significant agenda items to local election officials in case you wanted to make plans to either attend the meeting or provide written input prior to the meeting. The main decision items on the agenda are the following: