Elections

The Election Process
Spring Primary – means the nonpartisan primary held the 3rd Tuesday in February to nominate candidates to be voted for at the spring election and during presidential election years, to express preference for the person to be the presidential candidate for each party.

Spring Election – means the election held on the first Tuesday in April to elect judicial, educational and municipal officers and nonpartisan county officers.

Partisan Primary – means the primary held the 2nd Tuesday in August in even-numbered years 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.

General Election – means the election held in even-numbered years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November to elect the President of the United States, United States senators, representatives in congress, 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.