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Plan Now for Important Wisconsin Election on April 7

Wisconsin 2020 ElectionHow important is the April 7 election?

Judge for yourself. It includes the presidential primary, the state Supreme Court, and local races, such as mayor, city council, county board, school board candidates, and a statewide referendum on victim rights.


The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the voting process for many people. Given the risks of larger public gatherings, submitting an absentee ballot is probably the best course.

What can you do?

  1. To make sure you're still registered, change an address, check your polling location, learn who all is on your ballot, or request an absentee ballot (if you're concerned about crowds at the polls) go to

    March 18 is the deadline to register by mail to your municipal clerk's office.

    March 30 is the new deadline for online registration. A Federal judge extended it in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Compare the two state Supreme Court candidates here:,_2020

  3. View the forum for Appleton School Board candidates online on March 24 from 7-8:30 PM. The forum will be streamed by the League of Women Voters-Appleton at their Facebook page: .
  4. Find general registration and voting information here:
  5. Request an absentee ballot if you need one. You can make your request online here, if you are registered to vote, or communicate directly with your municipal clerk’s office. See details here.

Voter Registration Deadlines for the April 7, 2020 Spring Election

Voters can register in the following ways. All voters must provide a Proof of Residence document when registering to vote by mail, in-person in the clerk’s office, or at the polls on Election Day.

If you would like to work with the League of Women Voters in assisting people with voter registration, contact Jacqui Klimaszewski at

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