Election Day Manual

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Elections in Wisconsin are conducted at the local level. Responsibility falls on election officials to ensure that every election is conducted in a manner that is fair, transparent, and accessible to all.

Many changes have occurred in the way elections are conducted in the State of Wisconsin over the past ten years. These changes have not been easy but due to the dedication, patience, and hard-work of election officials at all levels of government, we have transitioned well into the new requirements.

2019 Calendar of Election Events

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The 2019 Calendar of Election Events includes deadlines from November 2018 through December 2019 and is a valuable tool for election officials to use throughout the election cycle. The calendar is available in multiple formats including PDF, Word, and Excel for your convenience. Instructions for importing the Excel calendar into Microsoft Outlook Calendar are posted with the calendar.

Testimony on Assembly Bill 925 re: absentee voting in nursing homes and other adult-care facilities

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Testimony of Michael Haas
Wisconsin Elections Commission

Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections
February 14, 2018

Room 415 Northwest, State Capitol
Public Hearing

Assembly Bill 925

 

Chairperson Bernier and Committee Members:

Thank you for the opportunity to provide testimony on Assembly Bill 925. The Elections Commission has not taken a position on this bill, and therefore I am providing our staff’s feedback for information purposes only.

2018 Calendar of Election Events

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The 2018 Calendar of Election Events includes deadlines from November 2017 through December 2018 and is a valuable tool for election officials to use throughout the election cycle. The calendar is available in multiple formats including PDF, Word and Excel for your convenience. Instructions for importing the Excel calendar into Microsoft Outlook Calendar are posted with the calendar.

Spring Primary Is February 21

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MADISON, WI – On Tuesday, February 21, all Wisconsin voters will have the opportunity to vote in a three-way primary for Superintendent of Public Instruction.  Other races on the ballot include primaries for circuit court judge in Manitowoc, Polk and Trempealeau counties, as well as for other local officials.

For information about what is on your ballot, visit https://MyVote.wi.gov.

Historically, the Spring Primary is Wisconsin’s lowest-turnout election.