City of
Madison

District 2

Alder Patrick W. Heck

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Alder Patrick W. Heck

Contact Information

Home Address:

123 N. Blount St. #303
Madison , WI 53703

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Heck’s Updates

Tag: Election

Move Out Day Effect on August Primary

The August Primary falls on Move Out Day for many downtown Madison apartments. It takes ten days to establish residency for voting purposes, but moving on Election Day does not make you ineligible to vote. Generally, voters who move on Election Day or within ten days of the election will … [read more]

Poll worker recruitment

The City of Madison needs your help facilitating the right to vote on Tuesday, November 6! The City Clerk’s Office needs to fill over 3,000 poll worker shifts for Election Day. Hundreds of vacancies remain unfilled. Poll workers are paid an hourly living wage of $13.01. There are three … [read more]

Updates & Week of Nov. 4 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest East Johnson Street Closure Continues The full traffic closure of East Johnson Street (inbound and outbound) from N. Baldwin to First Street is expected to last until at least 5am on Monday, November 4. The reopening date could change due to our … [read more]

Updates & Week of Jan. 27 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest Jan. 30 Neighborhood Meeting on Redevelopment Proposed for 400 Block E. Washington LZ Ventures is proposing to demolish the Klinke Cleaners building, a house, an apartment building, and two single-story commercial buildings, all between 402 … [read more]

Updates & Week of Feb. 3 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest Message from Public Health on the Novel Coronavirus Public Health Madison & Dane County are actively monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak and working closely with state and local partners to prepare in case anyone in our community tests … [read more]

Updates & Week of Feb. 10 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest Update from Public Health on the Novel Coronavirus Dane County currently has one case of coronavirus. The risk of coronavirus to the public remains lows. More details from Public Health Madison & Dane County can be found here and on … [read more]

Updates & Week of Feb. 17 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest You Can Register to Vote on Election Day - Tuesday, Feb. 18 Although voter registration is not available the Saturday, Sunday, or Monday before an election, voters are able to register at the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, Feb. 18. This … [read more]

Updates & Week of March 2 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest Metro Proposes Changes along Johnson and Gorham Streets On Wednesday, March 11, Metro Transit and the City of Madison Transportation Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. to discuss potential service updates proposed to go into … [read more]

Updates & Week of March 9 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest Metro Proposes Changes along E. Johnson and E. Gorham On Wednesday, March 11, Metro Transit and the City of Madison Transportation Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. to discuss potential service updates proposed to go into … [read more]

Updates & Week of March 16 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest The COVID-19 pandemic is likley to change or cancel events and meetings mentioned below, as well as other city meetings. Please use the links provided to get updated information. For an updated list of city meetings, visit the City Clerk's Meeting … [read more]

COVID-19 Update: 17 March 2020

New City Website for COVID-19 Pandemic Info Visit this new site that is collecting information related to the City's response, focusing on operations and services: www.cityofmadison.com/health-safety/coronavirus Linked there are other resources, including information about the COVID-19 … [read more]

Updates & Week of March 23 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest The COVID-19 pandemic has led to many canceled/postponed events and meetings. That will be the situation for some time. The information in this post is subject to change, so please use the links provided to get updated information. For an updated … [read more]

Updates & Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Issue Safer at Home Order

MADISON -- Gov. Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue a Safer at Home order that prohibits all nonessential travel, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is available here. The order is effective … [read more]

How To Register and Vote Absentee & Poll Workers Needed

REGISTER TO VOTE AND REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT You can still register to vote until March 30th at My Vote Wisconsin. Once you are registered, you can request an absentee ballot by mail online at My Vote Wisconsin or by sending an email to voting@cityofmadison.com. Please include your name, … [read more]

Updates & Week of March 30 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause many canceled or postponed events and meetings. In the coming week a few city entities will be holding virtual meetings while others are on hiatus until the city's virtual meeting capabilities expand. During … [read more]

5pm Deadline for Requesting Absentee Ballot & Other Voting News

Despite lawsuits and against the wishes of our Mayor and Governor, it so far appears the election is on schedule for this Tuesday (April 7). Today is the LAST DAY you can request an absentee ballot and requests must be made by 5pm. All completed ballots MUST be returned and received by the … [read more]

New Deadline for Requesting Absentee Ballot: Today at 5pm

Unfortunately a federal judge late yesterday declined to postpone the election but did make some changes. The deadline to request an absentee has been given a 24-hour extension to today, Friday, April 3 at 5pm. The deadline to get absentee ballots into the clerk's office is now … [read more]

Updates & Week of April 6 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt schedules and will for the foreseeable future. In the coming week only two city entities are holding virtual meetings while others are on hiatus until the city's virtual meeting capabilities expand. Meeting … [read more]

Clerks Advised to Continue Preparations for Tomorrow's Election

The communication below from the Wisconsin Election Commission to Clerks indicates that whether tomorrow's election takes place or not is still up in the air. It is possible that the State Supreme Court could overturn Gov. Evers' postponement order and/or that the State Legislature could take … [read more]

Important Updates About Tomorrow's Election

This afternoon, the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Evers' move to postpone the election. Hours later, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that Wisconsin absentee ballots must be returned or postmarked by tomorrow, April 7. Thus, the election, including in-person voting, will proceed … [read more]

Updates & Week of April 13 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt schedules. In the coming week four city committees are holding virtual meetings (up from two last week). Most committees are on hiatus until the city's meeting capabilities expand both in terms of technology … [read more]

Updates & Week of June 29 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details on agendas listed in Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham … [read more]

Updates & Week of July 6 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details on agendas listed in Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham … [read more]

Updates & Week of July 13 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Updates & Week of July 20 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

In-Person Absentee Voting Begins Tuesday

City of Madison voters may cast absentee ballots at drive-up voting locations beginning Tuesday, July 28. Absentee voting locations were established based on a Pandemic Voting Access Equity Analysis conducted after the April Election. The Clerk’s Office worked with Public Health to develop a … [read more]

Absentee Voters Reminded to Mail Back Absentees in Time to be Counted

Of the 68,592 absentee ballots the City of Madison Clerk’s Office has mailed to voters for the Partisan Primary, 20,856 have been returned to be counted. The Clerk’s Office strongly encourages absentee voters to mail back their absentee ballots as soon as possible. Under state law, only … [read more]

Updates & Week of August 3 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Updates & Week of August 10 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

COVID-19 Precautions at the Polls

The City of Madison is taking precautions to make Tuesday’s Partisan Primary Election safe and accessible. Thanks to community partners stepping up to offer space for voting, the city will have twenty more polling locations than it had in April. The additional polling locations will minimize … [read more]

Updates & Week of August 24 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Updates & Week of August 31 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Updates & Week of Sept. 14 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Updates & Week of Sept. 21 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Updates & Week of Sept. 28 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Updates & Week of Oct. 5 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. or Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Updates & Week of Oct. 12 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc., Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Voter Registration Online and By Mail Ends on Wednesday

Wednesday, Oct. 14, is the final day to register to vote online or by mail prior to the Nov. 3 Presidential Election. The City of Madison Clerk’s Office encourages voters to check their registration at myvote.wi.gov . Anyone who has moved – even to a new apartment in the same building – will … [read more]

Updates & Week of Oct. 19 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc., Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

In-Person Voting Starts Today & Oct. 22 BRT Meeting

From the Clerk's Office: In-Person Absentee Voting Begins Tuesday From UW: You can cast your ballot on campus starting Tuesday through Oct. 30 From Metro: BRT Project Development Kick-Off Meeting Please join us to learn about the next phase of the East-West BRT … [read more]

Updates & Week of Oct. 26 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc., Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Options for Voters with Absentee Ballots to Return

10.6% of Absentees Yet to be Returned Election officials are only able to count absentee ballots that are received by Election Day, per state law. Voters who have yet to return an absentee ballot to the Clerk's Office have six options: Drop of the absentee ballot in one of the 14 … [read more]

Updates & Week of Nov. 2 Meetings of Interest for District 2

District 2 Updates and Meetings of Interest City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc., Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood … [read more]

Polling Place Changes and Voting Information

*** Reminder: Some District 2 Polling Places Have Changed *** Due to concerns about COVID-19 and other factors, Wards 46, 47, and 48 will not be voting in their usual locations on Nov. 3. Here are the changes: Ward 46 (Gates of Heaven) moves to Wisconsin Masonic Center, 301 … [read more]

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