Stories tagged: "Election Day"


Voters cast their ballots last November at the Zwingli United Church of Christ in the Dane County community of Paoli. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Election Day Is Here: Local Offices and State Education Leader Among the Contests

Polls are open until 8 p.m. for spring non-partisan races and two special elections to fill vacant seats in the state Legislature.

Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway beat four other Wisconsin mayors to a competition to see who could get the highest percentage of registered voters to submit absentee ballots at 62%. All of the other four cities had more than 49% of registered voters submit absentee ballots ahead of the Nov. 3 election.
Mayors of Wisconsin’s Five Largest Cities: Voting Will Be Safe and Secure

Roughly 50% of registered voters have already submitted absentee ballots in the state’s five largest cities.

The Badgers volleyball team's season was delayed until an early 2021 start, and the team has been practicing. With availability on Election Day for a change, the Badgers will be working at local polls instead. (Photo by UW Athletics)
From Volleyball to Volunteering: UW Team Spending Day as Poll Workers

Not all the players were registered to vote, either. Now they are.

Washington High School was one of only five Milwaukee polling places open on April 7, 2020. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Here’s Everything You Need to Know as the Polls Open in Wisconsin

Election Day runs from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Join in. All the cool kids are doing it.

Drop boxes are designed to provide voters an alternative spot to deliver their absentee ballot, as opposed to traditional mail service. (Photo by Ethan Duran)
Do Not Put Your Absentee Ballot in the Mail If You Want Your Vote Counted

Ballots received by election officials after 8 p.m. on Election Day will be thrown out.

Alyssa Van Duyse donned protective gear, including an N95 mask, to be a polling place worker in Chippewa Falls during the spring election. She is working Election Day, too. Many cities were short election poll workers in April, including Green Bay. (Contributed photo )
Green Bay Mayor: Despite What You Heard, We Have Plenty of Poll Workers

Genrich not sure where the shortage narrative started. Current concern centers on disruptive voters.

Dozens of vehicles line South Dewey Street near City Hall in Eau Claire as motorists cast ballots on the first day of early in-person voting in Wisconsin for the Nov. 3 election. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Wisconsinites Are Getting to the Polls Early in a Big Way

Voting early and in-person began Tuesday and continues through Oct. 30.