Elections & Voting
Upcoming Election Schedules
Polling Places open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm.
Note: The City of Madison did not have a Spring Primary Election on February 15, 2022 because no office on the Spring Election ballot had enough candidates to require a primary.
Spring Election – Tuesday, Apr. 5
Partisan Primary Election – Tuesday, Aug. 9
General Election – Tuesday, Nov. 8
Regularly Scheduled Elections
Primary held on the third Tuesday in February to nominate non-partisan candidates to be voted for at the Spring Election.
State Statute 5.02(22)
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.
State Statute 5.02(21)
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.
State Statute 5.02(12s)
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.
State Statute 5.02(5)