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Wisconsin 2017 Ballot

Statewide and Local Sample Ballots In 2017

Sample ballots are specific to a given election district. They contain partisan and nonpartisan offices that may appear on a particular election's ballot. The Sample Ballot provides the order the contests and candidates will appear on the ballot. Most towns have only one sample ballot. However, there may be some municipalities with multiple ballots based on specific local races for an elected position.

Although sample ballots, in most states, are sent to voters in the mail, we would advise you contact your local election office for details on when you should expect to receive one in the mail.

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  • Ballot Questions
    Ballot Title/Ballot Summary

    There will be Zero statewide ballot measures

    Offices Up For Elections
    Executive Branch
    President and Vice President Of The United States -
    Legislative Branch
    State House - All 99 seats in the chamber are up for election in 2016
    State Senate - A total of 16 seats out of the chamber's 33 seats are up for election in 2016.
    US House - Voters will elect eight candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts.
    US Senate - Voters in Wisconsin will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the election on November 8, 2016.
    Judicial Branch
    State Judges - Five seats on Wisconsin's state-level courts were up for election on April 5, 2016
    Local Judges - Five seats on Wisconsin's state-level courts were up for election on April 5, 2016
    Local Government
    School board - General elections for Wisconsin school boards were held on April 5, 2016
    Municipal - Of these 46 cities with elections this year, 25 are holding elections for both mayor and city council. Twenty are holding elections just for their city council and one is holding elections only for mayor.
    Wisconsin Laws for voting for a write in candidate
    Can I write-in a Presidential Candidate? Yes
    Should The Candidate File Paperwork in advance? Yes

    Wisonsin is one of the 34 states that require a write-in presidential candidate to file some paperwork in advance of an election. A write-in candidate for the presidency must file a list of presidential electors and a declaration of candidacy in order to have his or her votes tallied. These forms must be filed with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board by 4:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday preceding the general election. This deadline may be extended to the Friday following the election if the write-in candidate "is eligible to receive the electoral votes" of the state.

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    Wisconsin Current Partisan Composition
    State Representatives(99)
    State Senators(33)
    US Representatives(8)
    US Senators(2)
    State Executives
    Lt. Governor
    Att. General
    Sec. Of State

    When's The Next Election?

    February 20, 2018
    Wisconsin : Primary Election Day
    August 14, 2018
    Wisconsin : Partisan Primary for the November 6, 2018 General Election.
    November 6, 2018
    Wisconsin : General Election.