Continuing Wisconsin's Tradition of Clean and Open Government
Want to learn about campaign finance law or how to use the G.A.B.'s Campaign Finance Information System (cfis.wi.gov)?
G.A.B. staff will be conducting 10 training sessions around the state in May and June. Click here to see the schedule.
New! Due to high demand, a June 27, 2013 Madison class has been added to the schedule.
Based on unofficial results from the Wisconsin Supreme Court race, statewide turnout of eligible voters was 19.3 percent. The G.A.B. had predicted turnout of 20 percent.
What was on the Ballot?
State offices elected: Everyone voted for Superintendent of Public Instruction and Supreme Court Justice. Many parts of the state voted for Court of Appeals and Circuit Court judges.
Local offices elected: Many cities, villages and towns had elections for mayors, council members and board members. Many school districts had elections for school board members.
State Assembly District 98: There was a Special Election to fill a vacant State Assembly seat in Waukesha Countyheld at the same time as the 2013 Spring Election. Certified Results.
Spring Primary: Tuesday, February 19, 2013.
The G.A.B. certified primary results March 6, 2013. View Primary Results Here.
The next regularly-scheduled statewide election in Wisconsin is the Spring 2014 Election.
At myvote.wi.gov you can register to vote, check your voter registration status, find your polling place, see your sample ballot, request an absentee ballot (military and permenant overseas voters only), and check provisional ballot status.
Answers to questions about how to register, where to vote, when to vote absentee, and much more.
Voters do not currently need to show a photo ID to receive a ballot. The voter photo ID provisions of 2011 Wisconsin Act 23 are currently enjoined by a State of Wisconsin court case, which is on appeal before the District II Court of Appeals.
|G.A.B. Announces Campaign Finance Training Sessions||May 9, 2013|
|State of Wisconsin Mails Postcards to Inactive Voters||April 16, 2013|
|Unofficial Turnout 19.3 percent for April 2 Election||April 3, 2013|
|Governor Receives Nominees to Government Accountability Board||April 2, 2013|
|Turnout Estimated at 20 percent for April 2 Election||March 28, 2013|
Election Results -- See results for all elections going back to the year 2000.
Eye on Lobbying Database -- Track lobbyists' activities on our redesigned lobbying database website.
Statements of Economic Interests -- Search for financial relationships.
Redistricting -- How the G.A.B. implemented redistricting for 2012.
Two new pages have been added to the G.A.B. website to assist voters with disabilities and the local election officials who must ensure that polling places and voting equipment are accessible.
Voting Accessibility includes information about registering to vote, voting equipment, absentee voting, curbside voting and a video about accessibility and voting.
Accessible Voting Information for Clerks includes information about legal requirements for accessible voting, assisting voters with disabilities, polling place setup, and deciding on new polling places.
The G.A.B. has created a webpage to serve as a clearinghouse for information about Election Day Registation (EDR) in Wisconsin, as well as current legislative proposals to change the law. Click Here