- Election Schedule
2017Tuesday, February 21 Spring Primary Election
Tuesday, April 4 Spring Election
Tuesday, February 20 Spring Primary Election (If Needed)
Tuesday, April 3 Spring Election
Tuesday, August 14 Fall Primary Election
Tuesday, November 6 General Election
Regularly Scheduled Elections & What is on the Ballot
Primary held on the third Tuesday in February to nominate non-partisan candidates to be voted for at the Spring Election.
Election held on the first Tuesday in April to elect judicial, educational, and municipal officers, and non-partisan county officers, and to express preferences for the person to be the presidential candidate for each party in presidential election years.
Primary held in even-numbered years on the second 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.
Election held in even-numbered years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November to elect United States senators, representatives to 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.