Voters Can Register at Their Polling Places
MADISON, WI – Tuesday, February 20 is primary election day in Wisconsin. The election will include a statewide contest for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court and primary contests in Chippewa and La Crosse counties for Circuit Judge.
The State Supreme Court race involves three candidates: Madison lawyer Linda Clifford, Oregon attorney Joseph Sommers and Washington County Judge Annette Ziegler. The two candidates with the most votes will advance to the April 3, 2007, general election.
Also to be decided on Tuesday are numerous primary contests for town, village, city, school district and other local non-partisan offices. Voters can consult with their municipal clerk’s office for information about candidates on the ballot.
The Elections Board’s Help Desk will be open on Election Day from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., and on the Monday before and Wednesday after Election Day from 7:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Election officials or voters with questions about voting can call 608-261-2028.
Wisconsin’s Statewide Voter Registration System (SVRS) has added more than 410,000 voters who registered at the polls during the last statewide election on November 7, 2006. That has raised the total number of active voters in the state to close to 3.5 million voters.