Election Schedule

Spring Primary Election

  • Primary held on the third Tuesday in February to nominate non-partisan candidates to be voted for at the Spring Election. Wis. Stat. § 5.02(22)

Spring Election

  • Election held on the first Tuesday in April to elect judicial, educational, and municipal officers, and non-partisan county officers, and to express preferences for the person to be the presidential candidate for each party in presidential election years. Wis. Stat. § 5.02(21)

Partisan Primary Election

  • Primary held in even-numbered years on the second Tuesday in August, to nominate candidates to be voted for at the General Election, and to determine which candidates for state offices other than district attorney may participate in the Wisconsin election campaign fund. Wis. Stat. § 5.02(12s)

General Election

  • Election held in even-numbered years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November to elect United States senators, representatives to congress, presidential electors, state senators, representatives to the assembly, district attorneys, state officers other than the state superintendent and judicial officers, and county officers other than supervisors and county executives. Wis. Stat. § 5.02(5)