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Government Accountability Board Manuals

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Title Date Summary
Absentee Voting in Residential Care Facilities and Retirement Homes 07/15/2016 Absentee Voting in Residential Care Facilities and Retirement Homes
Absentee Voting Rules Overview - under revision due to court decisions 01/27/2016 An overview of rules for absentee voting.
Calendar of Election and Campaign Events, Sept 2016 - Dec 2016 09/12/2016 Calendar of significant dates on which election and campaign events occur, including deadlines for filing and statutory citations. Updated calendar for the remainder of 2016, reflects changes from One Wisconsin Institute court order.
Campaign Finance Overview - Conduits 04/01/2016 Campaign Finance Overview - Conduits - updated to comply with campaign finance law changes effective 1/1/2016.
Campaign Finance Overview - Independent Expenditure Committees 04/01/2016 Campaign Finance Overview - Independent Expenditure Committees - updated to comply with campaign finance law changes effective 1/1/2016.
Campaign Finance Overview - Local Candidates 04/01/2016 Campaign Finance Overview - Local Candidates - updated to comply with campaign finance law changes effective 1/1/2016.
Campaign Finance Overview - Party and Legislative Campaign Committees 04/01/2016 Campaign Finance Overview - Party and Legislative Committees - updated to comply with campaign finance law changes effective 1/1/2016.
Campaign Finance Overview - Political Action Committees 04/01/2016 Campaign Finance Overview - PACs - updated to comply with campaign finance law changes effective 1/1/2016.
Campaign Finance Overview - Referendum Committees 04/01/2016 Campaign Finance Overview - Referendum Committees - updated to comply with campaign finance law changes effective 1/1/2016.
Campaign Finance Overview - State Candidates 04/01/2016 Campaign Finance Overview - State Candidates - updated to comply with campaign finance law changes effective 1/1/2016.
Caucus Manual - Procedures for Nomination of Candidates By Caucus 01/18/2013 For Use by Clerks
Common Nomination Paper Challenges Manual 03/04/2016 Information for candidates and election officials about challenges to nomination papers.
Counting Votes Manual (Partisan Primary) 07/14/2014 A guide to counting votes for ballot candidates, write-in votes and assistance in determining how to count irregular votes
Counting Votes Manual (Spring Primary, Spring Election and General Election) 08/01/2014 A guide to counting votes for ballot candidates, write-in votes, and assistance in determining how to count irregular votes.
County Board of Canvassers Procedures 6-2012 01/08/2013 A brief description of county canvass procedures.
Election Administration Manual 02/09/2016 Election Administration Manual for Wisconsin Election Officials
Election Day Manual 07/15/2016 Election Day Manual for Wisconsin Election Officials
Eye on Lobbying User Manual 11/26/2012 Eye On Lobbying User Manual
Guide to Completing the GAB-190 10/10/2014 Guide to Completing the GAB-190F and GAB-190NF Forms
Polling Place Accessibility “Quick-Fix Guide” 02/24/2009 This document provides guidance to assist you in improving your polling place accessibility.
Recall Manual for Congressional, County and State Officials 06/18/2015 Information about the laws of Wisconsin regarding recall of officials
Recall Manual for Local Officials 06/18/2015 Information about the laws of Wisconsin regarding recall of local elected officials.
Recount Manual 12/15/2015 Procedures to request and conduct a recount for an election or referendum
Updated 9/2016 Calendar of Election and Campaign Events 09/30/2016 Updated 9/2016 to reflect dates effected by One Wisconsin Institute court case.
WisVote User Manual - Complete 09/09/2016 User Manual for WisVote, the successor to SVRS