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2012 Special Primary and Special recall election information

05/07/2012 - Due to the timing of State certification of the results of the Recall Primary, we will not have absentee ballots for the June 5 Recall Election delivered to the Clerk's Office until Monday, May 21. 

Paper copies of Military Absentee Ballots will be mailed Friday, May 18.

Paper copies of Absentee Ballots will be sent to out-of-state and international addresses on Friday, May 18.

All other Absentee Ballots will be mailed as efficiently as possible once ballots are received in our office. We hope to have all ballots in the mail by Tuesday, May 22.

Absentee voting in the City Clerk’s Office will begin on Monday, May 21, and will conclude on Friday, June 1.

4/12/2012-Due to the timing of State certification of the May 8 Special Election ballot, we will not have absentee ballots delivered to the Clerk's Office until Friday, April 20.  The Government Accountability Board has notified the County Clerk that ballots may not be sent to the printer until Tuesday, April 17. We will not have .pdf copies of the ballots until Tuesday, April 17.

Paper Copies of Military Absentee Ballots will be mailed Tuesday, April 17.

Paper copies of Absentee Ballots sent to out-of-state and international addresses will be mailed no later than Wednesday, April 18.

All other Absentee Ballots will be mailed as efficiently as possible once ballots are received in our office, we hope to have all ballots in the mail by Monday, April 23.

The certified date for the Special Primary is Tuesday, May 8, 2012. The certified date for the Special Recall Election is Tuesday, June 5, 2012.

3/7/2012- A court-ordered injunction has been placed on the photo identification requirements of 2011 Wisconsin Act 23, pending trial and further order of the court. This affects the photo ID portions of the recent changes to state election law only.  The 28 day residency requirement, elimination of the corroborating witness for voter registration, and requirement that voters sign the poll book are in still place.

3/7/2012- At this time, there are NO official dates for the Special Primary and the Special Recall Elections.