Get stoked for a sticker (and the pride of doing your civic duty). The 2022 general election is upon us. Voting takes place on Tues., Nov. 8, and we can’t wait to color in some bubbles. Here’s how to get involved and what you’ll be voting on.
🗳️ Are you registered?
First things first, make sure you’re registered + eligible to vote.
🗳️ Find your polling location
Enter your information + find your polling place just a few rows down using this voter information tool.
🗳️ What are we voting on?
In a general election, voters are weighing in on referendum questions + electing candidates to a particular office or position. Here’s who’s running and what referendums are on the ballot:
(D: Democrat, R: Republican, L: Libertarian, WGP: WI Green Party, I: Independent)
- Governor | 1 D, 1 R
- Attorney General | 1 D, 1 R
- Secretary Of State | 1 D, 1 R, 1 L, 1 WGP
- State Treasurer | 1 D, 1 R, 1 C
- United States Senator | 1 D, 1 R
- Representative In Congress District 2 | 1 D, 1 R, 1 I
- Representative To The Assembly District 76 | 1 D
- Dane County Sheriff | 1 D, 1 R
- Dane County Clerk Of Circuit Court | 1 D
Should marijuana be legalized, taxed, and regulated in the same manner as alcohol for adults 21 years of age or older?
Should all records of previous convictions for marijuana possession in small amounts in the State of Wisconsin be expunged?
Should Wisconsin Statute 940.04, which bans abortion at any stage of pregnancy without exception for rape, incest, or health of the patient, be repealed to ensure legal access to abortion care?
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