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Michelle Ebbert, WCPC
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Fort Atkinson WI 53538
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Candidate Information
The deadline to run for public office for the April 2017 Election is January 3, 2017. If there is a Spring Primary, it will be held on February 21. The Spring Election will be on April 4, 2017.

The Spring Election on April 4, 2017 may contain the following races:
  • City Council
  • Municipal Judge (every 4 years 2016, 2020)
  • Court of Appeals Judge
  • Circuit Court Judge
  • County Supervisors (every even year 2016, 2018, 2020)
  • School District Offices
  • Referenda (if applicable)
Candidate Dates 
If you expressed interested in running for public office, the deadlines for the April Election is as follows:

December 1, 2016: First day for candidates to circulate nomination papers. Candidates are requested to submit Declaration of Candidacy at this time. Forms may be picked up at the Clerk's office or obtained online.

December 23, 2016
: Incumbents not seeking re-election must file the Notification of Noncandidacy by this date.

January 3, 2017
: Nomination papers are due in the City Clerk's Office. This includes: Campaign Registration Statement and Nomination Paper for Nonpartisan Office. Multiple nomination papers will be required.

February 21, 2017
: Spring Primary Election 

April 4, 2017
: Spring Election

Please preview Ballot Access Checklist - Municipal Nomination Papers for further instructions on documentation, deadlines and the required number of signatures on nomination papers.




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