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 the Municipal Judge. The President and Trustees are elected to three-year terms and the Municipal Judge is a four-year term.

Polling Place:  West Milwaukee Community Centre’      1345 S. 47th St. West Milwaukee, WI  53214
Poll hours are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 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.


Ward maps and address listings:

Ward Division

Ward Map

Ward listing by address


2021 (Regularly Scheduled Elections in Odd-Numbered Years)

  • Third Tuesday in February (2/16/2021)
  • First Tuesday in April (4/6/2021)
  • No Fall Elections

2022 (Regularly Scheduled Elections in Even Numbered Years)

  • Third Tuesday in February (2/15/2022)
  • First Tuesday in April (4/5/2022)
  • Second Tuesday in August (8/9/2022)
  • First Tuesday following the first Monday in November (11/8/2022)

2023 (Regularly Scheduled Elections in Odd-Numbered Years)

  • Third Tuesday in February (2/21/2023)
  • First Tuesday in April (4/4/2023)
  • No Fall Elections


Year 2022

April 5, 2022 Election

An election will be held in the Village of West Milwaukee, April 5, 2022, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed.

The terms for the offices begin on April 19, 2022.

The village trustee terms are three years terms.


Office                                                             Incumbent

Village Trustee                                            Mariel Hildenbrand  (Filed Notification of Non-Candidacy 11/19/21) 

Village Trustee                                            Craig Schaefer


If a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

The candidate’s names will be drawn for placement on the ballot on January 11, 2022 at 9:00am in the Clerk’s office of the Village Hall 4755 West Beloit Road.

Circulation of Nomination Papers – The first day for circulating nomination papers is December 1, 2021, and the deadline for filing nomination papers is no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.



Spring Election 2022 Class A Notice



Candidates paperwork to get on the ballot:



ELIS-7 Ballot Access Checklist – Spring 2022 – Municipal-Nomination Papers (Rev. 2021-07)

EL-162 Declaration of Candidacy (Rev. 2019-08)_Fillable


EL-169 Nomination Paper for Nonpartisan Office (Rev. 2019-10) Fillable

EL-162-Memorandum regarding Felony Convictions


For Incumbents not seeking re-election:




Candidates Paperwork Filings – Office of Village Trustee

Candidate                                                               Filed Date                         Paperwork Filed

Mariel Hildenbrand, Incumbent                

Craig Schaefer, Incumbent                             



Voter Forms and Applications:





Getting a free ID for Voting


Voter Photo ID Required

You must show an acceptable photo ID to receive a ballot for all elections. Learn more about photo ID and voting here, and visit the Bring It to the Ballot website.

Free State ID Cards for People without Birth Certificates

The Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles will help people get a free state ID card or document that can be used for voting after just one visit to the DMV, even if they don’t have a birth certificate or other documentation. Get the ID Petition Process brochure in English and Spanish.

Visit the Voter Information Center

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

Our Commitment to Election Integrity

Learn about what state and local election officials are doing to protect the integrity of voting in Wisconsin.


Voter Registration Drives – Beware!

Voter Registration Application El-131 – (REV 2020-06)

Voter registration drives will increase in 2020.  These organizations are not affiliated with the Village of West Milwaukee and while most organizations are legitimate, this is also an area of opportunity for scammers.   Be aware that voter registration requires personal information such as your date of birth and driver’s license number.   Never give personal information to anyone you don’t know and trust.   The safest means to register to vote includes the following: 

  1. Online at MyVote Wisconsin:  https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/
  2. By mail (complete the voter registration form):(updated with the 28 day requirement change)  https://elections.wi.gov/forms/el-131-fillable
    1. Mail with Proof of Residency to:  Village Clerk, 4755 West Beloit Road, West Milwaukee, WI 53214
  3. In-person at your Municipal Clerk’s Office
  4. In-person at your assigned polling location on Election Day 7am-8pm

Note:  All options require acceptable proof of residency.  

For additional information on acceptable Proof of Residency: https://elections.wi.gov/sites/elections.wi.gov/files/2019-01/27-28%20Proof%20of%20Residence%202019.pdf


Wisconsin Election Commission Website

Wisconsin Elections Commission | 212 E. Washington Ave, Third Floor P.O. Box 7984 | Madison, WI 53707-7984
tele (608) 266-8005 | fax (608) 267-0500 | tty (800) 947-3529 | email elections@wi.gov
Toll-Free Voter Help Line: (866) VOTE-WIS


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



Bring It To The Ballot   
Photo ID information
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.

Please see: Free state ID cards for people without birth certificates

The Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles will help people get a free state ID card or document that can be used for voting after just one visit to the DMV, even if they don’t have a birth certificate or other documentation. Get the ID Petition Process brochure in English and Spanish.


Voter Registration and Election Participation Data

BADGER Voters is a website offered by the Wisconsin Elections Commission designed to allow users to request, receive a quote, purchase, and download Wisconsin voter registration and election participation data from the Statewide Voter Registration System. Users can complete this entire process online and independently 24 hours per day, seven days per week.


Statement of Economic Interest – Municipal Judges


Wisconsin Ethics Commission
ethics@wi.gov | tele (608) 266-8123 | fax (608) 264-9319
101 E. Wilson St., Room 127, Madison, WI 53703 | P.O. Box 7125, Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7125





Number of outstanding provisional ballots

Wards 1, 2 & 5            0

Wards 3, 4 & 6            0




Election Tally Sheets:

Election Day Tally Sheet April 6, 2021

February 16, 2021

Election Day Tally Sheet Nov 3 2020

Election Day Tally Sheet Aug 11 2020

Election Day Tally Sheet April 7 2020

Election Day Tally Sheet Feb 18 2020

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