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::''See also: [[List of school board elections in 2014]] and [[Wisconsin school board elections, 2014]]''
A total of '''ten''' Wisconsin school districts among [[Largest school districts in the United States by enrollment|America's largest school districts by enrollment]] will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature '''25''' seats up for election. Each district has scheduled elections for April 2014. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the districts listed below serve 159,746 K-12 students.<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi/default.aspx?agree=0 ''National Center for Education Statistics,'' "Elementary/Second Information System," Accessed December 30, 2013]</ref>
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A total of '''ten''' Wisconsin school districts among [[Largest school districts in the United States by enrollment|America's largest school districts by enrollment]] will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature '''26''' seats up for election. Each district has scheduled elections for April 2014. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the districts listed below serve 159,746 K-12 students.<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi/default.aspx?agree=0 ''National Center for Education Statistics,'' "Elementary/Second Information System," Accessed December 30, 2013]</ref>
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===Elections by date===  
 
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A total of '''669''' school districts are holding elections for '''2,149''' seats in 2014. These elections will take place in '''39 states.'''  This list breaks down the Wisconsin school board elections in chronological order:  
 
A total of '''669''' school districts are holding elections for '''2,149''' seats in 2014. These elections will take place in '''39 states.'''  This list breaks down the Wisconsin school board elections in chronological order:  
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* [[Appleton Area School District elections (2014)|Appleton Area School District]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Kenosha Unified School District elections (2014)|Kenosha Unified School District]] - ''2 seats''
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2015
2013


Contents
1 2014 elections
1.1 Races to watch in Wisconsin
1.2 Elections by type
2 Voting in Wisconsin
2.1 Important voting information
2.2 Voting absentee
2.3 Voting early
3 Elections Performance Index
4 See also
5 References



Wisconsin

The state of Wisconsin will hold elections in 2014. Below are the dates of note:

2014 elections and events in Wisconsin
Local ballot measure elections April 1, 2014
School board elections April 1, 2014
Signature filing deadline for all candidates June 2, 2014
Voter registration deadline for primary election July 22, 2014
Primary election date August 12, 2014
Voter registration deadline for general election October 15, 2014
General election date November 4, 2014

Below are the types of elections that are scheduled in Wisconsin in 2014:

On the 2014 ballot
Find current election news and links here.
U.S. Senate Unscheduled electiond
U.S. House Scheduled electiona
State Executives Scheduled electiona
State Senate Scheduled electiona
State Assembly Scheduled electiona
Statewide ballot measures (1 measure) Scheduled electiona
Local ballot measures Scheduled electiona
School boards Scheduled electiona
State courts Scheduled electiona

2014 elections

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Races to watch in Wisconsin

State Executive Officials


See also: Wisconsin state executive official elections, 2014

The Wisconsin gubernatorial election took place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Scott Walker (R) was eligible for re-election, as Wisconsin has no gubernatorial term limits. Walker's election was unique in that it marked the third gubernatorial election win for him in five years. Walker won the recall election brought against him in 2012 by a greater percentage than he won his first election in 2010.
Democratic candidate Mary Burke challenged Walker for the seat. Walker and Kleefisch won in the general election to serve another four years in office.

Wisconsin State Legislature


See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014 and Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for 17 seats in the Wisconsin State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Heading into the election, the Republican Party controlled the chamber. The following table details the 10 districts with the smallest margin of victory in the November 6, 2012, general election.

Elections for all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Heading into the election, the Republican Party controlled the chamber. The following table details the 10 districts with the smallest margin of victory in the November 6, 2012, general election.

Elections by type

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Contents
1 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin
1.1 Partisan breakdown
1.2 Incumbents
1.3 List of candidates by district
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U.S. House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin, 2014 and United States House of Representatives elections, 2014

The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect eight candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts.

Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 2, 2014
August 12, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Wisconsin is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: To vote in the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 15, 2014 (20 days before election).[4]

See also: Wisconsin elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown


Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds five of the eight congressional seats from Wisconsin.

Members of the U.S. House from Wisconsin -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 3 3
     Republican Party 5 5
Total 8 8

Incumbents


Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the eight congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Paul Ryan Ends.png Republican 1
Mark Pocan Electiondot.png Democratic 2
Ron Kind Electiondot.png Democratic 3
Gwen Moore Electiondot.png Democratic 4
Jim Sensenbrenner Ends.png Republican 5
Tom Petri Ends.png Republican 6
Sean Duffy Ends.png Republican 7
Reid Ribble Ends.png Republican 8

List of candidates by district


Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

1st Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates

Republican Party August 12, 2014, Republican Primary

Withdrew from race

4th Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

5th Congressional District

General election candidates

6th Congressional District

General election candidates

Republican Party August 12, 2014, Republican Primary

Failed to file

Declined to run

7th Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file

  • Independent Ken Driessen - Independent Populist Party[5][12]

8th Congressional District

General election candidates

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State executive official elections in Wisconsin

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See also: Wisconsin state executive official elections, 2014 and State executive official elections, 2014
Contents
1 State executive official elections in Wisconsin
2 List of candidates by office
2.1 Governor
2.2 Lieutenant Governor
2.3 Attorney General
2.4 Secretary of State
2.5 Down ballot offices

Five state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Wisconsin.

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Wisconsin:

List of candidates by office

Note: The following list of candidates is not official and will continue to be updated until the 2014 candidate filing deadline. Candidates will be added as we come across them prior to the deadline. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Governor


General election

Republican Party Scott Walker/Rebecca Kleefisch - Incumbents Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Mary Burke/John Lehman[35]
Independent Dennis Fehr - Peoples Party candidate[36]
Libertarian Party Robert Burke/Joseph Brost - Libertarian candidate[37]
Republican Party (Write-in) Steve Evans[36]
Constitution Party (Write-in) Jumoka A. Johnson[38]
Independent (Write-in) Brett Hulsey[39]
Independent (Write-in) Mary Jo Walters - Independent candidate[40]

Lost in primary

Democratic Party Brett Hulsey[41]

Note: Hulsey lost in the Democratic primary but filed to run as an independent write-in candidate on October 23, 2014.[39]

Withdrew or failed to qualify

Democratic Party Marcia Perkins[36]
Democratic Party Hari Trivedi[36]
Democratic Party Kathleen Vinehout[42]
Democratic Party Mary Jo Walters[36] - ran for Lieutenant Governor
Independent Eric Bruce[36]
Independent Francis Klein[36]
Independent Travis Swenby[36]
Independent Steven Zelinski[36]

Declined

Democratic Party Peter Barca[43]
Democratic Party Ron Kind[44]
Democratic Party Mark Harris[45][46]
Democratic Party Chris Abele[35][47]

Lieutenant Governor


Candidates

Withdrew

Attorney General


Democratic Party Susan Happ[36]
Republican Party Brad Schimel Green check mark transparent.png [51]
Libertarian Party Thomas Nelson[52]

Did not file for election

Republican Party J.B. Van Hollen - Incumbent

Lost in primary

Democratic Party Jon Richards[53]
Democratic Party Ismael Ozanne[54]

Declined

Democratic Party Chris Taylor[55]

Secretary of State


Democratic Party Doug La Follette - Incumbent Green check mark transparent.png[56]
Republican Party Julian Bradley[36]
Constitution Party Jerry Broitzman - Constitution Party candidate[36]
Libertarian Party Andy Craig - Libertarian candidate[57]

Lost in primary

Republican Party Garey Bies[58]

Withdrew

Republican Party Jay Schroeder[59][60][36]
Republican Party Bill Folk[59][61][62]
Republican Party Rohn Bishop[63][58]

Down ballot offices


Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Treasurer Kurt Schuller
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2011 No Republican Party Matt Adamczyk
Democratic Party David Sartori
Libertarian Party Andrew Zuelke
Green Party Ron Hardy
Republican Party Matt Adamczyk No

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State Senate election in Wisconsin

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See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014 and State legislative elections, 2014

Elections for 17 seats in the Wisconsin State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Wisconsin State Senate:

Wisconsin State Senate
Party As of November 3, 2014 After November 4, 2014
     Democratic Party 15 14
     Republican Party 17 19
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 33 33

List of candidates by district

Note: Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.

District 1District 3District 5District 7District 9District 11District 13District 15District 17District 19District 21District 23District 25District 27District 29District 31District 33

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State Assembly elections in Wisconsin

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See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014 and State legislative elections, 2014

Elections for all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Wisconsin State Assembly:

Wisconsin House of Representatives
Party As of November 3, 2014 After November 4, 2014
     Democratic Party 38 36
     Republican Party 60 63
     Independent 1 0
Total 99 99

List of candidates by district

Note: Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45District 46District 47District 48District 49District 50District 51District 52District 53District 54District 55District 56District 57District 58District 59District 60District 61District 62District 63District 64District 65District 66District 67District 68District 69District 70District 71District 72District 73District 74District 75District 76District 77District 78District 79District 80District 81District 82District 83District 84District 85District 86District 87District 88District 89District 90District 91District 92District 93District 94District 95District 96District 97District 98District 99

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Statewide ballot measure elections in Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 2014 ballot measures and 2014 ballot measures

No measures are currently certified for the 2014 statewide ballot in Wisconsin.

A majority vote in two consecutive sessions of the Wisconsin Legislature is required to qualify the amendment for the ballot.

Potential measures


Type Title Subject Description

Not on ballot


Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Judicial Selection Commission Amendment Legislature Would replace higher court elections with a merit-based selection program Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

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Local ballot measure elections in Wisconsin

See also: Local ballot measures, Wisconsin and Local ballot measure elections in 2014

Elections by date

Click below for more information about local ballot measure elections on:


...click here for all 2014 Wisconsin local measures.

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School board elections in Wisconsin

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See also: List of school board elections in 2014 and Wisconsin school board elections, 2014

A total of ten Wisconsin school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature 26 seats up for election. Each district has scheduled elections for April 2014. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the districts listed below serve 159,746 K-12 students.[64]

Elections by date


Note: Last updated March 10, 2014

A total of 669 school districts are holding elections for 2,149 seats in 2014. These elections will take place in 39 states. This list breaks down the Wisconsin school board elections in chronological order:

2014 Wisconsin School Board Elections
District Date Seats
Appleton Area School District 4/1/2014 3
Eau Claire Area School District 4/1/2014 2
Green Bay Area Public School District 4/1/2014 2
Janesville School District 4/1/2014 3
Kenosha Unified School District 4/1/2014 2
Madison Metropolitan School District 4/1/2014 2
Oshkosh Area School District 4/1/2014 2
Racine Unified School District 4/1/2014 4
Sheboygan Area School District 4/1/2014 3
Waukesha School District 4/1/2014 3


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Voting in Wisconsin

See also: Voting in Wisconsin

Important voting information

  • Wisconsin is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]
  • As of November 2014, Wisconsin is one of the 35 states that have not implemented online voter registration.

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Wisconsin, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

See also: Early voting

Wisconsin is one of 34 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting runs for two weeks before an election, ending at 5 p.m. or close of business (whichever is later) on the Friday before the election.[65] The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.

2014 developments

In March 2014, Governor Scott Walker applied a partial veto to a bill altering the state's early voting procedures. The legislation as passed restricted early voting hours in several cities to 45 hours per week. Walker vetoed this provision, but he left in place a provision prohibiting early voting on weekends. Democrats alleged that the restrictions placed an undue burden on minorities, veterans, the elderly and students. Republicans maintained that the changes were necessary to ensure uniformity in procedures between urban and rural locations, arguing that rural election officials often lack the resources needed to maintain the same early voting hours that cities can offer.[66]

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

Wisconsin ranked 6th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Wisconsin received an overall score of 73 percent.[67]

See also

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