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Title Date
Possible Delay of Filing Deadline Due to Weather January 3, 2014 High Priority
SVRS Application Training Schedule for January 2014 – March 2014 December 10, 2013 High Priority
Webinar: What’s New for the 2014 Elections? December 9, 2013 Timely Attention Required
SVRS Checklist #1 for both 2014 Spring Primary and 2014 Spring Election December 6, 2013 Scheduled Tasks
Webinar: SVRS List Maintenance December 2, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Improvements to Death Records Matching November 27, 2013 Information Only
Wards, Districts, Reporting Units and Annexations Information November 25, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Webinar: MyVote Wisconsin November 11, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Type A Notice of Spring Election and Associated Memo October 24, 2013 High Priority
Please Help With These Brief Surveys by Friday, November 1, 2013 October 22, 2013 High Priority
Webinar: SVRS Mapping 8.5 October 21, 2013 Timely Attention Required
G.A.B. October 22 Meeting Materials Posted October 18, 2013 Information Only
Survey for Cost-Benefit Analysis Projects – Please complete this survey by October 28 October 18, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Webinar: Closing Out 2013 – What Clerks Need to Know - Now Online October 17, 2013 Timely Attention Required
2013-2014 Calendar of Election and Campaign Events is now available October 10, 2013 Information Only
Appointment of Election Inspectors from Lists Submitted by Political Parties October 10, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Recent G.A.B. Articles about Election Duties and Costs October 8, 2013 Information Only
New Elections Cost Reports Now Available Online October 8, 2013 Information Only
Webinar: Election Administration Training for School District Clerks September 30, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Memory Device Data Requests September 27, 2013 Information Only
SVRS Mapping Chapter Updates September 27, 2013 Information Only
SVRS Training webinar series schedule (October 2013 – March 2014) Updated January 10, 2014 September 26, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Electronic Poll Books Survey September 26, 2013 Timely Attention Required
SVRS Release 8.5 and Temporary SVRS Outage September 20, 2013 High Priority
Updates to SVRS September 16, 2013 Information Only
Wisconsin Election Administration Council Meeting September 13, 2013 Timely Attention Required
SVRS MOU Survey Results Available September 6, 2013 Information Only
Elections Administration Training webinar series schedule (October 2013 – March 2014) September 4, 2013 Timely Attention Required
G.A.B. Testimony on Election Administration Bills September 4, 2013 Information Only
President’s Commission on Election Administration Survey September 3, 2013 Information Only
Quick Survey Regarding Political Parties Nominating Local Election Officials August 29, 2013 High Priority
Requesting Feedback from Clerks on Proposed Revisions to Elections Cost Reports August 27, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Voting Equipment Update for Clerks August 21, 2013 Information Only
Good Opportunity to Complete SVRS-Related Tasks August 5, 2013 Information Only
Election Administration/SVRS Training Survey July 31, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Proposed Changes to Federal Reporting Requirements Regarding UOCAVA Voters July 22, 2013 High Priority
Requirements for and Importance of Election Data Reporting July 15, 2013 Information Only
Impediments to Voting Report for 2011-2013 July 11, 2013 Information Only
Absentee Voting in Nursing Homes, Retirement Homes and Adult Care Facilities Manual Posted June 4, 2013 Information Only
2012-2013 Four –Year Voter Record Maintenance Update May 16, 2013 High Priority
Spring 2013 Campaign Finance Training Schedule Announcement May 8, 2013 Information Only
2012-2013 Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance, May 15, 2013 Deadline Reminder May 7, 2013 Scheduled Tasks
What Every New Clerk Should Know Webinar April 26, 2013 High Priority
Approval of ES&S Unity 3.4.0.0 Electronic Voting System April 18, 2013 Information Only
2012-2013 Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance Postcards Mailed April 16, 2013 High Priority
2013 Spring Election Wrap-Up and Thank You April 12, 2013 Information Only
Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance Process Instructional Material and Training Video / Webinar 2012-2013 April 11, 2013 Timely Attention Required
2012- 2013 Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance Training Material and Webinar April 9, 2013 Information Only
G.A.B. Staff Availability for Recount Questions April 6-7, 2013 April 5, 2013 High Priority
SVRS Checklist #3 for the April 2, 2013 Spring Election April 2, 2013 Scheduled Tasks
G.A.B. Extended Hours of Operation -- April 2, 2013 Spring Election March 26, 2013 Information Only
2012-2013 Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance Update #2 March 22, 2013 Information Only
Review of Special Procedures Webinar - Materials have been posted March 12, 2013 Information Only
SVRS Checklist #2 for April 2, 2013 Spring Election March 6, 2013 Scheduled Tasks
Certification of Candidates for April 2, 2013 Spring Election March 6, 2013 High Priority
New Updates to SVRS and My Vote Wisconsin March 6, 2013 Information Only
Certification of Spring Primary Postponed until March 6, 2013 at 2 pm March 5, 2013 Information Only
MyVote and SVRS sites unavailable for maintenance February 28, 2013 Information Only
Elections Administration Training and Webinar Series Schedule (Date change reminder) Access information and materials posted 3/12 February 26, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Pronunciation Guide for April 2, 2013 Spring Election February 25, 2013 Timely Attention Required
SVRS Checklist #1 for April 2, 2013 Spring Election February 21, 2013 Scheduled Tasks
SVRS Checklist #3 for the February 19, 2013 Spring Primary Election February 19, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Update: Extended Deadline for Reporting Election Cost Data February 15, 2013 Scheduled Tasks
Beginning SVRS training opportunities in Kenosha, Eau Claire and Green Bay (details posted!) February 12, 2013 Information Only
G.A.B. Extended Hours of Operation for the February 19, 2013 Spring Primary Election February 11, 2013 Information Only
New Mapping Chapter of the SVRS Manual Posted February 8, 2013 Information Only
Public Records Requests for Election Data to Wisconsin Clerks February 7, 2013 Timely Attention Required
CORRECTED: SVRS Checklist #2 for February 19, 2013 Spring Primary Election February 6, 2013 Scheduled Tasks
Special Election Topics: Situations and Troubleshooting Webinar January 28, 2013 High Priority
Reposting of Previous Memo with Respect to Clerk Duties on Statutory Deadline Days January 24, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Clerks Who Have Failed to Report Elections Data January 24, 2013 Information Only
List of Reported Multi-Jurisdiction Judge Primaries, School District Primaries, and School District Referendum Questions for the Spring Primary January 18, 2013 High Priority
Final Reminder: Municipal Clerks Must Report Training Hours (2011-2012 term) January 18, 2013 High Priority
Webinar: Completing Election Day Forms and Other Documentation January 14, 2013 High Priority
Pronunciation Guide for February 19, 2013 Spring Primary and Assembly Dist. 98 Special Primary January 10, 2013 Timely Attention Required
Party Ballot Order for 2013-2014 Partisan Elections January 10, 2013 Information Only
SVRS Checklist #1 for February 19, 2013 Spring Primary Election January 10, 2013 Scheduled Tasks
GAB-190 Forms for the Spring Primary and Elections January 8, 2013 Scheduled Tasks
New Updates to SVRS January 8, 2013 Information Only
Certification of Nomination for February 19, 2013 Spring Primary and April 2, 2013 Spring Election January 8, 2013 Scheduled Tasks
Lessons Learned from the 2012 Elections Webinar: Access Information and Materials Posted January 7, 2013 High Priority
2012 Election Administration Major Achievements December 20, 2012 Information Only
Michael Haas Appointed Elections Division Administrator of the G.A.B. December 19, 2012 Timely Attention Required
G.A.B. Preliminary Report on the Impacts and Costs of Eliminating EDR December 12, 2012 Information Only
School District and Multi-Jurisdictional Judge Contests in SVRS December 11, 2012 High Priority
Update on the 2012-2013 Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance Initiative December 4, 2012 Information Only
Elections Administration Training webinar series schedule (January 2013 – May 2013) December 3, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Municipal Clerks Training Report Posted (2011-2012 term) - updated January 18, 2013! November 29, 2012 High Priority
Voter Verification Postcards November 29, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Facing Identification Marks (FIM) on Absentee Certificate Envelopes November 21, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Municipal Clerk Responsibilities on Absentee Voting Deadline Days November 20, 2012 Timely Attention Required
2012-2013 Calendar of Election and Campaign Events is now available November 20, 2012 Information Only
G.A.B. Announces Recruitment for Elections Division Administrator November 16, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Guidance on the 2013 Spring Election Ballot Access Filing Deadlines November 13, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Type A Notice of Spring Election and Associated Memo November 12, 2012 High Priority
2012 Voting Equipment Audit November 9, 2012 Information Only
A Successfully Administered and Conducted Election; The November 6, 2012 Presidential and General Election November 9, 2012 Information Only
G.A.B. Representatives Conducting Accessibility Compliance Surveys on Election Day (Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha) November 6, 2012 High Priority
Checklist III for the November General Election Has Been Posted November 6, 2012 High Priority
November 6, 2012 General and Presidential Election Security and Emergency Preparedness November 2, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Response to Wisconsin Grassroots Network Letter of November 2, 2012 November 2, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Impending Report Regarding Hand Count of Ballots from the June 5 Recall Election November 1, 2012 High Priority
Strategic Communication Plan and G.A.B. Extended Hours October 30, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Katie Mueller’s Departure from the Government Accountability Board October 30, 2012 Information Only
Election Readiness Webinar for Wisconsin Law Enforcement October 29, 2012 Information Only
New and Former Residents – Presidential-Only Ballots - Updated Instructions for Entering into SVRS October 26, 2012 Information Only
Information on Expiration Date for Driver License / State ID and Curbside Voting During In-Person Absentee October 26, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Guidance Regarding Proof of Residence and Election Observer Issues October 26, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Important reminders for the November 6, 2012, General and Presidential Election October 26, 2012 High Priority
Registered Write-in Candidates for the November 6, 2012 Election October 25, 2012 High Priority
Manuals & Webinars Order Form October 25, 2012 Information Only
Conclusion of the USDOJ MOVE Act Consent Decree Reporting Requirements October 25, 2012 Information Only
Voter Advocacy Groups at Polling Places on Election Day October 25, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Summary of 2011-2012 Legislative Changes to Wisconsin Election Law October 22, 2012 Information Only
Reminder: Ineligible Voter List Required During Late Registration Period October 22, 2012 High Priority
Fall Annexations Impacting the November Election October 19, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Extended Hours of Operation for November 6, 2012 Election October 19, 2012 Information Only
New Videos - SVRS Basic Training Webinars October 18, 2012 Information Only
Electronic Proof of Residence Information October 11, 2012 High Priority
Inquiries about Absentee Voting Numbers October 9, 2012 Information Only
Preparing for the November General Election- Webinar Information for October 10, 2012 - materials posted! October 8, 2012 High Priority
Government Accountability Board’s Statement on the Integrity of My Vote Wisconsin October 5, 2012 Information Only
Municipal Clerks Must Complete Consent Decree Reporting Requirement #6 No Later Than October 8, 2012 October 5, 2012 High Priority
Election Day Officials/Special Topics Webinar Sept. 26 - materials posted! September 24, 2012 High Priority
Edward Edney’s Departure -- SVRS Training Continues September 20, 2012 Information Only
Municipal Clerks Must Complete Consent Decree Reporting Requirement #5 No Later Than September 24 September 20, 2012 High Priority
GAB-190 Form for the November 6, 2012 Presidential and General Election September 19, 2012 Scheduled Tasks
A Canvass Reporting System (CRS) Announcement: Capacity for Election Night Reporting September 19, 2012 Information Only
Importance of Inheriting Elections in a Timely Manner September 19, 2012 Timely Attention Required
G.A.B. Statement on Benefits of Collecting Election Cost Data September 19, 2012 Information Only
Communication to Military and Permanent Overseas Voters about My Vote WI September 19, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Multiple Inquiries to Clerks about Voter Photo ID September 19, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Implementation of My Vote WI – Online Issuing of Absentee Ballots September 18, 2012 High Priority
Webinar: Election Day Duties from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. - materials posted! September 17, 2012 High Priority
Webinar for the Online Absentee Balloting System for Military and Permanent Overseas Voters - Important Date Change! September 13, 2012 High Priority
Improvements to the Wisconsin Election Data Collection System (WEDCS) September 13, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Absentee Rules and Procedures Webinar - materials posted September 10, 2012 Timely Attention Required
OFFICIAL Certification of Nomination for Presidential and Vice Presidential Candidates September 7, 2012 High Priority
Pronunciation Guide for Fall 2012 General Election September 5, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Availability of Spanish Language Election Materials on the G.A.B. Website August 31, 2012 Information Only
New Elections Administration Training webinar series schedule (September 2012 – October 2012) August 31, 2012 High Priority
SVRS Checklist I and SVRS Checklist II for the November 6, 2012 Presidential and General Election August 30, 2012 Scheduled Tasks
Voting 101: “Back to Basics” A Guide and Resources for Wisconsin Voters August 30, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Municipal Clerks Must Complete Online Consent Decree Report #4 no later than September 14, 2012 August 30, 2012 High Priority
Use of Electronic Documents for Proof of Residence August 29, 2012 High Priority
Certification of Nomination for November 6, 2012 General Election August 28, 2012 Scheduled Tasks
Friendly Reminder: Reporting Requirements for the 2012 Consent Decree for the November General Election August 21, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Public Records Requests for GAB-190 Statistic/Voter Data Requests from SVRS August 17, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Processing and Counting Late-Arriving Absentee and Provisional Ballots August 16, 2012 Information Only
Checklist III for the August Partisan Primary Has Been Posted August 14, 2012 High Priority
Expanded Hours of Operation Before, During and After the August 14, 2012 Partisan Primary August 8, 2012 Information Only
Student Residency for Voting in Wisconsin August 6, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Back-to-Basics for the 2012 Fall Election Cycle -- Important reminders for the August 14, 2012 Partisan Primary August 3, 2012 Timely Attention Required
New “Click and Mail” Voter Registration Available August 6, 2012 August 3, 2012 High Priority
Announcement of $1.9 million Grant to Create an Online Absentee Balloting System for Military and Overseas Voters July 31, 2012 High Priority
Launch of G.A.B. Mobile Elections Application July 27, 2012 Information Only
SVRS (Version 8.2.1) Installment Date: Sunday, July 29, 2012 July 27, 2012 High Priority
Preparing for the August Partisan Primary Webinar July 26, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Procedure for Conducting a Recall Election during the August 14, 2012 Partisan Primary July 24, 2012 Information Only
SVRS (Version 8.2 Boundary Exception Updates) Installment Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012 July 20, 2012 Timely Attention Required
New Webinar Training series: Preparing for the August Partisan Primary scheduled for July 30 July 19, 2012 High Priority
Federal MOVE Act Consent Decree Reporting Requirement #3 July 16, 2012 High Priority
Reporting Requirements in the 2012 Consent Decree July 12, 2012 High Priority
Public Records Requests: June 5, 2012 Election Materials July 3, 2012 High Priority
Public Records Request Advisory -- Location Fees June 28, 2012 Information Only
Municipal Clerks Must Complete Online Survey no later than July 2 June 28, 2012 High Priority
SVRS Checklist #1 and SVRS Checklist #2 for August 14, 2012 Partisan Primary Election June 21, 2012 Scheduled Tasks
GAB-190 Form for the August 14, 2012 Partisan Primary June 20, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Instructions for Clerks on Military and Permanent Overseas Absentee Ballots June 19, 2012 Information Only
Revised Polling Place Notices - Effect of Crossover Vote at a Partisan Primary June 15, 2012 High Priority
Pronunciation Guide for August 14, 2012 Partisan Primary June 15, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Friendly Reminder on Partisan Primary Ballot Deadlines June 13, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Partisan Primary Sample Ballot and Reminders for a Successful Primary June 7, 2012 High Priority
SVRS 2012 June 5 Recall Election Checklist III June 5, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Important Reminders for a Successful June 5, 2012 Recall Election - UPDATED June 1, 2012 Timely Attention Required
G.A.B. Expanded Hours of Operation Before, During and After the June 5, 2012 Recall General Election May 23, 2012 Information Only
Student Proof of Residence -- Certified Housing Lists & Enrollment Verification Forms May 23, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Destruction of 2008 General Election records May 22, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Revised Central Count Absentee Guideline and Procedure Review Process May 22, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Certification of Candidates for June 5, 2012 Recall Election May 18, 2012 High Priority
Recall Primary Certification and Ballot Readiness May 16, 2012 High Priority
GAB-190 Form for the June 5, 2012 Recall Election - Statutory Date Due: Thursday, July 5, 2012 May 15, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Warning Regarding Issuing Recall Election Ballots Prematurely May 15, 2012 High Priority
Pronunciation Guide for June 5 Recall Election May 10, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Checklist I is now available and the 2012 June 5 Recall Election may be Inherited May 9, 2012 Timely Attention Required
SVRS Checklist #2 for June 5, 2012 Recall Election May 9, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Unofficial List of Candidates and Ballot Formatting for June 5, 2012 Recall Election May 9, 2012 High Priority
SVRS 2012 May 8 Recall Primary Checklist III May 8, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Date of Birth Requirement on Absentee Certificate Envelope for Military and Overseas Electors May 7, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Condensed Time-Frame between Certification of Recall Primary and Date Recall Election Ballots are due to be Available May 7, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Important Reminders for Successful May 8 2012 Primary Election - UPDATED May 4, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Launch of the G.A.B. Facebook Page May 2, 2012 Information Only
GAB-190 Form for the May 8, 2012 Recall Primary Election - Date Due: Thursday, June 7, 2012 April 24, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Recall Senate Districts - Assisting Voters at the Polling Place April 24, 2012 High Priority
Video Available: Webinar on Legislative Changes to Absentee Voting and High School SRD Requirements in Acts 227 and 240 April 24, 2012 Information Only
G.A.B. Expanded Hours of Operation Before, During and After the May 8, 2012 Recall Primary April 23, 2012 Information Only
Pronunciation Guide for 5.8.12 Recall Primary April 20, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Wisconsin Acts 227 and 240 - Absentee Voting Changes and Elimination of High School SRD Requirement April 20, 2012 High Priority
GAB-190 form required for the May 8, 2012 Recall Primary Election April 19, 2012 Timely Attention Required
GAB-190 Amended Help Guide April 17, 2012 High Priority
Milestone #3 has been checked for 2012 May 8 Recall Primary Election April 17, 2012 High Priority
Certification of Candidates for May 8, 2012 Recall Primary, PENDING CHALLENGES April 13, 2012 High Priority
Preparing for the May 8, 2012 Special Recall Primary April 11, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Additional Information about the GAB-190 April 10, 2012 Information Only
Updated Election Events Calendar Now Available April 9, 2012 Information Only
REMINDER: Requirement for Municipal Clerks to be Available to through 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2012 (Good Friday). April 5, 2012 High Priority
SVRS 2012 Spring Election Checklist III April 4, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Change of Time for Recall Webinar on Thursday, April 5th April 3, 2012 High Priority
Provisional Tracking System Instructions April 3, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Amended Type A Notice of Recall Election for the Offices of Governor, Lt. Governor and Several State Senate Offices April 2, 2012 High Priority
Recall Elections scheduled for May 8th Primary and June 5th General Election April 2, 2012 High Priority
SVRS Address Span Report Instructions March 29, 2012 High Priority
GAB-190 Explanation March 29, 2012 Information Only
Sample Ballots for Recall Primary/Election for the Offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor and State Senator March 28, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Recommendations to Check Ballots for the April 3 Spring Election March 28, 2012 Timely Attention Required
GAB-190 Form for the April 3, 2012 Presidential Preference and Spring Election March 26, 2012 High Priority
2012 Federal Consent Decree Regarding Wisconsin’s Compliance with the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act March 23, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Poll Books, Trifold Mailing and Other Redistricting Updates March 21, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Expanded Hours of Operation Before, During and After the April 3, 2012 Spring Election March 20, 2012 Information Only
Voter Registration Forms from Voter Participation Center March 20, 2012 Timely Attention Required
SVRS Outage to Correct Absentee Glitch March 16, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Type A Notice for November 6, 2012 Election March 14, 2012 Scheduled Tasks
Injunction Regarding Wisconsin Act 23 - Voter Photo Identification Legislation Impact March 9, 2012 High Priority
Access and Printing Ineligible Voter Lists -- Pre-Recorded Training Video and Instructions March 9, 2012 Information Only
Photo ID Injunction Q & A March 9, 2012 High Priority
Presidential Preference Primary Election Reporting - Implementation of Ward Splits Caused by Acts 43, 44 March 9, 2012 High Priority
Clerks Advice on Preferred Date for Recall Election - Respond by Monday, March 12, 2012 March 7, 2012 Timely Attention Required
April Election Webinars March 5, 2012 Timely Attention Required
SVRS Checklist #2 for April 3, 2012 Presidential Preference Vote and Spring Election March 5, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Audio of March 1, 2012 Clerk Redistricting Teleconference March 5, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Status of Absentee Ballots Sent to Military and Overseas Voters February 29, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Requesting Feedback from the Clerks: Processing and Counting Late-Arriving Absentee and Provisional Ballots Manual February 29, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Friendly Reminder about the Redistricting Teleconference Call March 1 February 28, 2012 High Priority
Redistricting Clerk Teleconference Call and Webinar February 24, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Presidential Preference Candidate Name Misspelling February 23, 2012 High Priority
SVRS Checklist #3 for February 21, 2012 Spring Primary February 21, 2012 High Priority
Act 115 (SB 381) Signed into Law - Publication Expected Today (February 20, 2012) February 20, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Letter to Clerk Association Presidents about Recall Election Timing February 17, 2012 Information Only
February Primary Election Readiness: Final Preparations February 16, 2012 Timely Attention Required
SVRS Checklist #1 for April 3, 2012 Presidential Preference and Spring Election February 14, 2012 High Priority
New Training Resources Available February 13, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Procedures for Canvassing Late-Arriving Absentee and Provisional Ballots -- Election Day Provisional Ballot Procedures. February 13, 2012 High Priority
Central Count Absentee Guideline and Procedure Review Process -- Action Requested by Thursday, February 16, 2012. February 13, 2012 Timely Attention Required
G.A.B. Extended Hours for Spring Primary Election February 13, 2012 Information Only
Teleconference: Municipal Boards of Canvass Procedures on February 15 February 10, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Updated Key Changes to SVRS for Photo ID February 10, 2012 Timely Attention Required
GAB-190 Form Required for the February 21, 2012, Spring Primary February 6, 2012 High Priority
Certification of Nomination in Ballot Order for April 3, 2012 Presidential Preference Vote - Presidential Only Ballots February 3, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Wisconsin Act 23, the Voter Photo ID Law SVRS Features Installed / All SVRS Users Request Your Immediate Attention January 27, 2012 High Priority
Ineligible Voter List for the February 21, 2012 Spring Primary January 27, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Redistricting Update #8: Preparing for the February Primary January 27, 2012 Timely Attention Required
SVRS Checklists I and II for the February 21, 2012 Spring Primary -- Important Information January 25, 2012 High Priority
List of Reported Multi-Jurisdiction Judge and School District Primaries January 24, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Redistricting Anomalies—Municipal and Ward Boundaries January 13, 2012 High Priority
Municipal Special Registration Deputies Who register voters during open registration ** term of SRD corrected ** January 12, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Ballot Order for Primary and Election -- THIS IS NOT A CERTIFICATION! January 10, 2012 Timely Attention Required
Redistricting Phase 2 in SVRS begins Tuesday, January 10th January 9, 2012 Medium Priority
Changes to the Duration of Military and Overseas Electors’ Absentee Ballot Requests January 4, 2012 Timely Attention Required
2011 Election Administration Achievements December 30, 2011 Information Only
SVRS Training Survey -- 2012 Election Cycle **Still Open** December 22, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Redistricting in SVRS Resources for Clerks December 14, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Training Survey -- 2012 Election Cycle December 8, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Wisconsin Act 75 Provisions and Mandates Changing the Partisan Primary and the Absentee Envelope December 1, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Error Accessing Web Portal - Problem Fixed November 30, 2011 Scheduled Tasks
Friendly Reminder: Request Regarding Estimated Costs of a 2012 Statewide Recall Election November 28, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Redistricting Update #5: Municipal and Ward Boundaries November 18, 2011 Timely Attention Required
2011-2012 Calendar of Election Events Available November 16, 2011 Information Only
Redistricting Update #4: Important Details November 11, 2011 Timely Attention Required
New Public Information Brochures on Obtaining a Free State ID November 7, 2011 Information Only
Appointment of Election Inspectors from Lists Submitted by Political Parties November 4, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Type A Notice of 2012 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote and Other Information November 4, 2011 Timely Attention Required
U.S. Census Bureau – 2011 Secondary Language Requirements Determination October 14, 2011 Information Only
Redistricting Update: New Informational Video for Clerks October 7, 2011 Information Only
Impact of Voter ID Legislation With Respect to Absentee Voters October 7, 2011 Information Only
Redistricting Update: System Requirements September 21, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Watch US-EAC Live Webcast Sept. 20 on Contingency Planning in Elections September 20, 2011 Information Only
Requirement for Municipal Clerks to be Available on Wednesday, April 4 and 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2012 (Good Friday) September 19, 2011 Scheduled Tasks
Redistricting Project: Contact Information Requested for County GIS Data September 16, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Clerks No Longer Required to use SVRS Full Absentee Module for 2012 Elections September 13, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Voter Photo ID Law Clerk Advisory Committee Survey August 26, 2011 Timely Attention Required
2010 Census Secondary Language Requirements Data Delayed August 23, 2011 High Priority
G.A.B.’s Elections Division Staff Members in Mostly All-day Meeting Monday, Aug. 22 August 19, 2011 Information Only
Photo ID Law Update #6 August 4, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Election Defense Alliance Open Records Request Regarding Spring Election August 4, 2011 Timely Attention Required
G.A.B.’s Extended Hours of Operations before, during and after the August 9 and the August 16, 2011 Recall and Special Elections August 1, 2011 Information Only
The G.A.B. has checked Milestone #3 for the August 16, 2011 Recall Elections in State Senate District 22 July 29, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Caution Against Reliance on Third-Party Election Information July 29, 2011 Timely Attention Required
WCEP Requests Regarding August Elections July 29, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Milestone #3 Checked in SVRS for August 16, 2011 Recall Election in the Senate District 12 July 27, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Invitation to Pose Questions to United States Postal Service Representative July 27, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Milestone #3 Checked in SVRS for August 9, 2011 Recall Election in the Senate District 14 July 22, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Milestone #3 Checked in SVRS for August 9, 2011 Recall Election in the Senate Districts 18 and 32 July 21, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Update: The 2010 Census Redistricting Initiative July 21, 2011 Information Only
Review of Minutes from the Recount of the State Supreme Court Justice Election July 20, 2011 Information Only
Milestone #3 Checked in SVRS for August 9, 2011 General Election in Districts Listed Below July 19, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Polling Place On-site Accessibility Compliance Reviews July 15, 2011 Information Only
Photo ID Law Update #5 -- What We Learned from the Primaries July 14, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Wisline Voter ID Teleconference Audio is now available July 8, 2011 Information Only
Photo ID Law Update #4 -- Changes to Election Process, Effective Immediately July 8, 2011 High Priority
Guidance Regarding Poll Book Printing for the Summer Elections and Future Elections July 8, 2011 Timely Attention Required
G.A.B.’s Extended Hours of Operations before, during and after the July 12, 2011 Recall and Special Elections July 7, 2011 Information Only
Guidance regarding Wisconsin Citizens for Election Protection request July 7, 2011 Information Only
Voter Photo Information Teleconference Call - Friendly Reminder June 30, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Milestone #3 Checked in SVRS for July 19, 2011 Primary Election June 29, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Voter Photo ID Informational Teleconference Calls Scheduled June 28, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Photo ID Law Update #3 -- Changes to Election Process, Effective Immediately June 23, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Photo ID Law Update #2 Changes to Election Process Effective Immediately June 21, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Milestone #3 Checked in SVRS for July 12, 2011 Primary Election June 21, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance Process Update: Inactivation of Voters Who Did Not Respond to Notice of Suspension of Registration June 10, 2011 Information Only
Photo ID Law Update #1: Changes to the Election Process Effective Immediately June 10, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Status of Special and Recall Elections in SVRS June 10, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Elections Division / Ross Hein Appointed Campaign Finance and Elections Supervisor June 3, 2011 Information Only
Status of Recall Elections June 2, 2011 Information Only
UPDATE #14: Recount of Justice of the Supreme Court Contest Complete -- The Statewide Recount Decision will not be Appealed June 1, 2011 Timely Attention Required
State’s New Voter Photo ID Bill May 27, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Distribution of Cost Relative to Special Elections or Recall Elections for a State Office May 26, 2011 Information Only
UPDATE #13: Retain April 5 Election Materials from Recount until Further Notice May 24, 2011 Timely Attention Required
State Write-In Absentee Ballot Information for Recall Elections May 20, 2011 Timely Attention Required
SVRS Outage Scheduled for Saturday May 21-23 May 16, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Election Defense Alliance Open Records Request for Spring Election Materials May 11, 2011 High Priority
Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance Webinars Scheduled May 11, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Recall Elections Tentatively Set for Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - Counties Likely to Have a July 12 Recall Election May 5, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Preparing for 2012: Roundtable on Life Cycle of Voting Machines May 4, 2011 Information Only
UPDATE #12: Recount Reminders May 3, 2011 High Priority
UPDATE #11: Recount Reminders May 2, 2011 Information Only
Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance Instructions April 29, 2011 High Priority
Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance Instructions April 29, 2011 High Priority
UPDATE #10: Recount Reminders April 29, 2011 High Priority
UPDATE #9: Recount Reminders April 28, 2011 High Priority
Guidance on Revising Voter Participation Data in SVRS/GAB-190 after the Recount April 28, 2011 Information Only
UPDATE #8: Follow Up to April 25, 2011 Teleconference and Recount Directives April 26, 2011 High Priority
UPDATE #7: Status of the Statewide Supreme Court Race Recount Process April 25, 2011 High Priority
UPDATE #6: Status of the Statewide Supreme Court Race Recount Process April 22, 2011 High Priority
UPDATE #5: Status of the Statewide Supreme Court Race Recount Process April 21, 2011 High Priority
UPDATE #4: Status of the Statewide Supreme Court Race Recount Process April 20, 2011 High Priority
UPDATE #3: Status of the Statewide Supreme Court Race Recount Process April 19, 2011 Information Only
Who Shoulders the Cost Burden for the Recount of a State Office? April 18, 2011 Information Only
UPDATE #2: Status of the Statewide Supreme Court Race Recount Process April 14, 2011 High Priority
SVRS 2011 Spring Survey April 12, 2011 High Priority
UPDATE: Important Information about the status of the Statewide Supreme Court Race Recount Process April 8, 2011 Information Only
Madison Area (including the G.A.B.) Voicemail System Back Online April 6, 2011 Information Only
Checklist III for the April Spring Election April 6, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Considerations for your County Canvass and preparation for potential recount April 6, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Information on the Canvass Process for the April 5, 2011 Election April 4, 2011 High Priority
Polling Place On-site Accessibility Compliance Reviews Resume April 1, 2011 Information Only
Circulating Recall Petitions at a Polling Place / Amended March 31, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Polling Place Signage Regarding Voter Photo ID for April 5 Spring Election March 25, 2011 Timely Attention Required
G.A.B.'s Extended Hours of Operations before, during and after the April 5, 2011 Spring Election March 25, 2011 Information Only
Ineligible Voter Lists for the April 5, 2011 Spring Election March 11, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Important Reminders for a Successful April 5, Spring Election March 11, 2011 Information Only
G.A.B. Staff has checked Milestone #3 - New Checklist II for the 2011 April Spring Election is now available March 11, 2011 Timely Attention Required
March Training Courses Available March 10, 2011 Information Only
Information from WCCA meeting 3/1/2011 March 3, 2011 Information Only
Delay in Checking Milestone #3 -- Please Read Carefully and Follow Through March 1, 2011 High Priority
Amended Certification of Candidates for Spring Election February 28, 2011 Scheduled Tasks
Pronunciation Guide – 2011 Spring Election February 24, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Checklist III for the February Spring Primary February 18, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Pollworker Checklist: 12 Tips for Avoiding Discrepancies in Voter Numbers February 9, 2011 Timely Attention Required
Polling Place Signage for Photo ID for Feb. 15 Spring Primary February 9, 2011 Timely Attention Required
G.A.B.’s Extended Hours of Operations for February 15, 2011 Spring Primary February 1, 2011 Information Only
Enhanced Clerk Communications Protocol January 28, 2011 Information Only
Update on the 2010-2011 Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance January 25, 2011 Medium Priority
New Checklist II for the 2011 February Primary is now available January 13, 2011 Medium Priority
Spring 2011 Primary Pronunciation Guide is Available January 12, 2011 Medium Priority
Primary and Election Certifications January 11, 2011 High Priority
Checklist I for the 2011 Spring Primary is now available January 5, 2011 Medium Priority
Statewide Supreme Court Primary Notice / Military Absentee Ballots Must Be Sent January 5, 2011 High Priority
Holiday Wishes from the G.A.B. December 23, 2010 Medium Priority
CIT/MCT training schedule December 7, 2010 High Priority
Party Ballot Order for 2011-2012 Elections December 6, 2010 Medium Priority
SVRS Director Barbara Hansen Retiring! December 6, 2010 High Priority
Instructions for County Clerks on Military Amendments November 17, 2010 High Priority
Municipal Clerks Training Reports Available November 16, 2010 High Priority
Checklist I is now available and the 2011 April Spring Election may be Inherited November 16, 2010 High Priority
Friendly Reminder regarding G.A.B. Canvass Reporting System and Military Ballots November 12, 2010 High Priority
Change in date to send Write-in Absentee Ballots to Military Electors for Spring Primary November 12, 2010 Medium Priority
G.A.B. Training Surveys November 8, 2010 High Priority
Type A Notice of 2011 Spring Election November 8, 2010 High Priority
Municipal Clerks Need to Report Election Training for Recertification November 5, 2010 Medium Priority
Thank you, clerks, for a job well done! November 4, 2010 Medium Priority
November 2, 2010 Canvass Instruction for Certifying Results for State and Federal Offices November 4, 2010 High Priority
Checklist III for the November General Election November 3, 2010 High Priority
Mailing the Canvass Certification to G.A.B. November 3, 2010 High Priority
Friendly Reminder: Municipal Clerks must report the number of outstanding military and overseas absentee ballots November 1, 2010 High Priority
Random Draw Procedure for Voting System Audit November 1, 2010 Medium Priority
Improvements to Canvass Reporting System and Certification Instructions October 29, 2010 High Priority
Information for Clerks re: Public Records Request from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin October 29, 2010 Medium Priority
Important Reminders for a Successful 2010 General Election October 27, 2010 High Priority
Uses of Combination Absentee Ballot Application/Certification Envelope October 26, 2010 Medium Priority
Guidance to Municipal Clerks on Processing and Counting Military and Overseas Absentee Ballots for the 2010 General Election October 22, 2010 High Priority
Extended Hours of Operations for the November 2, 2010 General Election October 21, 2010 High Priority
G.A.B. Canvass Reporting System Protocol for the November 2, 2010 General Election October 20, 2010 High Priority
Please Wait to Print Poll Books October 18, 2010 High Priority
Sample write-in absentee ballots available October 18, 2010 Medium Priority
Registered Write-in Candidates for November 2, 2010 Election October 13, 2010 Medium Priority
Oct. 12 and 14 SVRS Absentee Process training classes cancelled October 11, 2010 Medium Priority
30 Day Notice Letters Mailed Today - Retroactive HAVA Check Project October 11, 2010 Medium Priority
November 2010 Pronunciation Guide is Available October 5, 2010 High Priority
Friendly Reminder: All Military and Overseas Electors must be sent an Official Ballot no later than Friday, October 1, 2010 September 30, 2010 High Priority
Ineligible Voter Lists for the November 2010 General Election September 29, 2010 High Priority
Voter Status Updated in SVRS for Undeliverable DMV Ping Letters - Retroactive HAVA Check Project September 27, 2010 Medium Priority
G.A.B. Staff has checked Milestone #3 - New Checklist II for the November General Election now Available September 27, 2010 High Priority
GAB-190 Supplemental Form now available on G.A.B. Website / Required for 2010 November General Election September 23, 2010 Medium Priority
Military Amendment to County Canvass ACTION REQUESTED September 21, 2010 High Priority
September 14, 2010 Partisan Primary In Process (A Dynamic Running Tally) September 20, 2010 Medium Priority
Guidance to County Clerks for MOVE Act Compliance for the 2010 November 2, 2010 General Election September 17, 2010 High Priority
Training classes available in Madison if needed before the November election (certain classes cancelled) September 17, 2010 Medium Priority
Checklist III for the September Partisan Primary September 16, 2010 High Priority
Guidance to Municipal Clerks for MOVE Act Compliance for the 2010 November 2, 2010 General Election September 16, 2010 High Priority
Changes in Processing Military and Overseas Voters September 15, 2010 High Priority
Friendly Reminder – September 14, 2010 Partisan Primary Canvass September 14, 2010 High Priority
Friendly Reminder – Reiteration of Basic Polling Place Behavior -- 2010 September 14 Partisan Primary and November 2 General Election September 10, 2010 Medium Priority
Friendly Reminder - September 14, 2010 Partisan Primary Canvass September 10, 2010 Medium Priority
Request Copies for Inspectors’ Statements (GAB-104 Forms) 2010 September 14 Partisan Primary and November 2 General Election September 10, 2010 Medium Priority
Order to Preserve Election Records from 2008 General Election September 9, 2010 High Priority
Checklist II for the September 2010 Partisan Primary September 8, 2010 High Priority
Impact of Likely U.S. Department of Justice Lawsuit on Wisconsin Election Officials Compliance with the MOVE Act September 2, 2010 High Priority
G.A.B. Canvass Reporting System Protocol August 31, 2010 High Priority
Training Opportunities for the G.A.B. Canvass Reporting System August 31, 2010 High Priority
Guidance Regarding Voter Data Requests August 26, 2010 High Priority
Guidance on Two Issues Concerning Military Write-In Ballots August 18, 2010 Medium Priority
September 14, 2010 Partisan Primary G.A.B.’s Extended Operating Hours August 17, 2010 Medium Priority
Pronunciation Guide for the September 14, 2010, Partisan Primary August 16, 2010 Medium Priority
2010-2011 Conducting Local Elections WisLine Program schedule available August 13, 2010 High Priority
Candidate Name Format for November Election August 12, 2010 High Priority
Survey for Clerks about Communications and Elections August 9, 2010 High Priority
New video and traning manual chapters available for SVRS and Absentee Lite August 4, 2010 High Priority
NEW Checklist I is now available for the November 2010 General Election July 29, 2010 High Priority
New Version of SVRS July 29, 2010 High Priority
2010 Partisan Primary Election SVRS Election Checklist I July 23, 2010 High Priority
New GAB-190 Fillable Forms Available July 20, 2010 High Priority
Combination Certificate Envelope/Application for Absentee Ballot July 16, 2010 High Priority
Revised Important Information about SVRS and the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act July 12, 2010 High Priority
2010 Summer Training Schedules July 1, 2010 High Priority
Reminders: Notifications of Noncandidacy/Military and Overseas Write-in Ballots June 11, 2010 Medium Priority
Revised Retention Policy -- Electronic Election Data June 9, 2010 High Priority
Important Information for Clerks about the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act June 3, 2010 High Priority
Web-Based Election Training System (WBETS) Maintenance of system is complete June 1, 2010 High Priority
New Version of SVRS May 24, 2010 High Priority
GAB Canvass Reporting System announcement May 21, 2010 High Priority
G.A.B. Training Surveys May 13, 2010 High Priority
Revised Absentee Ballot Certificate May 11, 2010 High Priority
Type A Notice for Fall 2010 Election May 10, 2010 High Priority
New Military and Overseas Write-In Ballots May 10, 2010 Medium Priority
Protocol for Improving the Accuracy and Consistency of Responses from Elections Division Staff April 16, 2010 High Priority
SVRS 2010 Spring Election Checklist III Available April 8, 2010 High Priority
Memo Regarding Voter Initiated Photo I.D. Requirement March 18, 2010 High Priority
The April 6, 2010 Spring Election G.A.B.’s Extended Operating Hours March 17, 2010 High Priority
SVRS 2010 Spring Election Checklist II Available March 17, 2010 High Priority
Clerks’ Responsibilities on Absentee Voting Deadline Days March 15, 2010 Medium Priority
ES&S and Premier Divestiture: U.S.A., et al. v. ES&S March 10, 2010 High Priority
The 2010 Spring Election in has been set up SVRS March 2, 2010 High Priority
Training classes available in Madison if needed before the April election March 2, 2010 Medium Priority
SVRS 2010 Spring Primary Checklist III (Final) February 22, 2010 High Priority
Tuesday, February 16, 2010, Primary Election Court of Appeals Race in District IV February 19, 2010 High Priority
The February 16, 2010, Spring Primary | G.A.B.’s Extended Operating Hours February 8, 2010 High Priority
Update on Early Voting February 3, 2010 Medium Priority
A More Detailed Cost of Elections Document February 2, 2010 Medium Priority
Survey: Elections Division’s Extended Hours for Providing Election Assistance January 15, 2010 High Priority
Newly Revised GAB-190 Posted on the Election’s Division Website January 12, 2010 High Priority
The State has set up the 2010 Spring Primary in SVRS January 8, 2010 High Priority