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Upcoming Election Dates:  Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Election Day Voting Hours: 7:00 A.M. –  8:00 P.M.

 

Partisan Office and Referendum ElectionTuesday, November 6th

West Milwaukee Wards 1, 2, 5 Sample Ballots

West Milwaukee Wards 3, 4, 6 Sample Ballot

 

Referendum

 

NOTICE OF REFERENDUM         check sign and cross sign

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election to be held in the Village of West Milwaukee on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, the following question will be submitted to a vote of the people:

Should the state legislature protect residential property taxpayers by preventing commercial and manufacturing property owners from using tax loopholes that shift an ever-increasing tax burden to homeowners who already pay 68% of the statewide property tax levy by enacting legislation that: 1) prohibits using closed, vacant (dark) properties as comparable properties for determining the assessed value of open, occupied, and fully operational properties; and 2) overturns the 2008 Wisconsin Supreme Court decision in Walgreens v. City of Madison, which is being interpreted by the courts as requiring municipalities to assess many leased commercial properties at a substantial discount, often 50% below the actual sale prices of such properties? 

A copy of the entire text of the resolution directing the submission of the question can be obtained from the office of the Village Clerk, 4755 West Beloit Road, West Milwaukee, WI 53214

 EXPLANATORY LANGUAGE AND EFFECT OF VOTE

The referendum election ballot will ask the Village of West Milwaukee electors to vote “yes” or “no” on the advisory referendum question as set forth above.

A “yes” vote means you are in favor of the State Legislature enacting state wide legislation to overturn the 2008 Supreme Court case, Walgreens Co. v. City of Madison and to address the “Dark Store” tax strategy, thereby requiring larger commercial (“big box”) properties to pay the accurate assessed value of the property without requiring those tax burdens to be disproportionately shifted to small local businesses and residential property owners.

A “no” vote means you do not want the State Legislature to take action to overturn the 2008 Supreme Court Case, Walgreens Co. v. City of Madison and/or to address the “Dark Store” tax strategy, which allow larger commercial (“big box”) properties to potentially achieve lower tax burdens by comparing their retail space to vacant or abandoned retail spaces from different market segments, thereby passing those tax burdens on to small local businesses and residential property owners and/or requiring cuts to municipal services.

 

Notices:

11-6-18 West Milwaukee Type C Notice of Referendum

TYPE E NOTICE VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT 11.6.18

NOTICE OF PUBLIC TESTING – DS200 11.6.18

Type D 11.6.18 Polling Place Location

MBOC Notice 11.6.18

11-6-18 West Milwaukee Type C Notice of Referendum

11.6.18 Type C Notice – Milw County Referendum (003)

 

 

2019 ELECTION DATES

Spring Primary – Tuesday, February 19th

Spring Election – Tuesday, April 2nd

 

2020 ELECTION DATES

Spring Primary  – Tuesday, February 18th

Spring Election – Tuesday, April 7th

Fall Primary – Tuesday, August 11th

Fall General – Tuesday, November 3rd

ELECTIONS

The Village of West Milwaukee Clerk’s Office coordinates elections for all Village of West Milwaukee elected officials: the Village President, six Village Trustees and Municipal Judge. The President and Trustees are elected to three-year terms and the Municipal Judge is a four-year term.

 MyVote Wisconsin Website

At myvote.wi.gov you can register to vote, check your voter registration status, find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, request an absentee ballot (military and permanent overseas voters only), and check provisional ballot status.

Voter Photo ID Required

The U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed the photo ID provisions of 2011 Wisconsin Act 23. A photo ID is now required to receive a ballot in all special and regular elections.

Learn more about photo ID and voting

Visit the Bring It to the Ballot website

New Free State ID Card Policy for People without Birth Certificates

The Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles has a new policy to help people get a free state ID card.

Visit the Voter Information Center

Answers to questions about how to register, where to vote, when to vote absentee, and much more.

 

 

 

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Polling Place:

West Milwaukee Community Centre’

1345 South 47th Street       West Milwaukee, WI  53214
Poll hours are 7:00 am to 8:00 pm on Election Day.

 Spring Primary

The nonpartisan primary held the 3rd Tuesday in February to nominate nonpartisan candidates to be voted for at the spring election.

Spring Election

The election held on the first Tuesday in April to elect judicial, educational and municipal officers and nonpartisan county officers and to express preferences for the person to be the presidential candidate for each party in a year in which electors for president and vice president are to be elected.

Fall Partisan Primary

The primary held the 2nd Tuesday in August 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

The election held in even-numbered years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November to elect United States senators, representatives in congress, presidential electors, 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.

For more information click on the links below:

Voter Information

 Ward Map

 

Notices:

Listed above under each Election

 

Poll Worker:

POLL WORKER APPLICATION FORM 2018

Election Tally Sheets:

Election Day Tally Sheet Aug 14 2018

Election Day Tally Sheet April 3 2018

Election Day Tally Sheet Feb 20 2018

Election Day Tally Sheet April 4 2017

Election Day Tally Sheet Feb 21 2017

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Election Day Tally Sheet Aug 9 2016

Election Day Tally Sheet April 5 2016

Election Day Tally Sheet Feb 16 2016

 

 

August 14, 2018 Partisan Primary

Number of
Outstanding
Provisional Ballots
Wards 1, 2 & 5   0
Wards 3, 4 & 6   0
    0