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  • El. Bd. Op. 1976-08

    Petitions under §9.20, Stats., to place an issue on the general election ballot may be circulated prior to June 1 preceding the election. (Issued to Roney L. Sorenson, April 21, 1976)

    This opinion was reviewed by the Government Accountability Board pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin
    Act 1 and was reaffirmed on February 25, 2008.

  • El. Bd. Op. 1986-02

    JOINT NOMINATION PAPERS: the Elections Board will not accept as valid nomination papers that list on one nomination paper the names of all candidates of the same party seeking state office and will not accept party certifications of the names of persons nominated at the party's convention for state office. §§8.l5(1) and (3), Stats. (Issued to Mr. Dennis Boyer, April 30, 1986.)

    This opinion was reviewed by the Government Accountability Board pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin Act 1 and was reaffirmed on February 25, 2008.

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