Get ready and make a plan to vote!
The next election is the Spring Primary Election on Tuesday, February 21st where you can vote for candidates to represent you at the school board, city, and county level. The primary election will narrow down a list of candidates to two who will advance to the final election, the Spring General Election on Tuesday, April 4th.
Why should I vote?
Voting in the primary election is just as important as the general because every election is an opportunity to support the strongest champions for immigrant and worker rights. However, this primary election is extra special because of the Wisconsin Supreme Court race. Your vote for the Wisconsin Supreme Court will have a lasting impact, as judges serve 10-year terms.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court race is critical for justice and democracy in Wisconsin and will influence the national 2024 presidential race. The State Supreme Court race presents the opportunity –depending on who is elected– to combat gerrymandering (one party control) and restore the will of the voters through fair maps, protecting voting rights, restoring driver’s licenses/state IDs and tuition equity for immigrants, restoring access to a legal and safe abortion, and other policies that center the needs of working class families.
This election is important because it can open up new opportunities to make Wisconsin a state where all families thrive.
Who should I vote for?
There are four candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court in the Primary Election, but only the top two will move on to the General Election.
There are two liberal candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court (Everett Mitchell and Janet Protasiewicz) and two conservative candidates (Jennifer Dorow and Daniel Kelly).
The top two might be a mix of conservative and liberal candidates or two conservatives or two liberals. It all depends on the primaries, which is why it’s important to vote!
What are my options for voting?
There are a couple of ways that you can vote between now and Election Day, February 21st. Make your plan to vote in whatever way works best for you. We recommend voting in person at an early voting location, or voting in person on Election Day.
(1) Vote early in person. February 21st is Election Day, but you have the option to vote early! Early in-person voting starts next week on Tuesday, February 7th, and lasts until Saturday, February 18th*
*Friday, February 17th is the last day to register to vote + vote, meaning you must already be registered to vote if you want to early vote on Saturday, Feb. 18th.
- Click here to find Milwaukee early voting locations and times.
- Click here to find Racine early voting locations and times.
- Click here to find Madison early voting locations and times.
- Click here to find Green Bay early voting locations and times.
- For statewide information please visit www.myvote.wi.gov
(2) Vote in person on Election Day, Tuesday, February 21st from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. at your designated polling location (found at www.myvote.wi.gov).
If you have questions or would like help making a plan to vote, contact the Wisconsin Elections Commission bilingual voter hotline at (608) 266-8005, or call our office at 414-643-1620.
Also, don’t forget you’ll need to bring a valid form of photo ID to vote. The most common forms of photo ID include a Wisconsin-issued driver license or a U.S. passport. Visit bringit.wi.gov for a complete list of valid IDs.
Make your voice heard and make a plan to vote in the Primary Election on Tuesday, February 21st! Remember, it’s your voice, your vote, our future!