As Kenoshans, we place a high value on our community and what happens to it. Staying engaged through voting is one way to make your voice heard and help positively influence our community as a whole.
There are several actions you can take ahead of time, so you can head into this Election feeling prepared and informed.
Offices to be Elected Spring 2019
Nonpartisan state offices elected in 2019 are Supreme Court Justice, Court of Appeals Judge, Districts II, III and IV, and Circuit Court Judge.
The deadline for candidates to file nomination papers and other ballot access documents is 5 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
Know when to Vote!
- Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Spring Primary (if needed) and Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Write it into your schedule! Setting aside that time now will make it much easier to fit in the day-of.
- Early voting is at the Municipal Building (625 52nd Street) Click here for more info!
Register to Vote!
- Making sure you are registered (and that your registration is up-to-date) is one of the easiest ways to prepare for an election. Plus, technology can make it even easier.
- Visit myvote.wi.gov and click Register to Vote (or Click Here!).
- Not into the technology thing? You can also get print materials at your neighborhood KPL Branch or through the City Clerk's Office.
Know Your Polling Place!
Myvote.wi.gov also has you covered here. Click this link to go directly to the webpage you need, or give the KPL Reference Desk a call at 564-6130 and we can look it up for you.
Know What IDs You are Bringing!
For information on what IDs you need to have with you, visit bringitwisconsin.com.
Learn About the Candidates!
The best way to be prepared for any Election is to educate yourself about what each Candidate stands for. Concise and combined candidate information often does not come out until closer to the Election.
We will list what we find right here and we will update it as we see more information released.
- This website brings together an incredible amount of voting/election information.
- On the Ballot, you will also see Libertarian, Green, and Constitution party representatives, though they do not have Candidates for all offices up for election. See below for more information about these parties.
- Kenosha News
- New York Times
- Washington Post
- The Capital Times
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
- Wisconsin Public Radio
- Wisconsin Public Television
Wisconsin's Five Recognized Political Parties
All five Parties have candidates on this ballot, though not necessarily for every office up for election.
Other Valuable Resources:
- Voting Absentee: myvote.wi.gov (Absentee Information)
- Kenosha Elections Kenosha County Clerk’s Office (Upcoming Elections)
- Kenosha City Clerk’s Office (Elections)
- Wisconsin Election Commission
- Wisconsin Elections: Fall 2018 Generals Information
Including Candidate Information
- Politifact Fact-Checking: http://www.politifact.com/
- Voting Elsewhere in Kenosha County: