Election Information


Polling Places open at 7:00am and close at 8:00pm.  

Click here to view the Wisconsin Election Commission's Calendar of Events relating to elections.  Please make note of the very important deadlines regarding voter registration and absentee voting. 


  • Partisan Primary Election - Tuesday, August 9
  • General Election (Gubernatorial) - Tuesday, November 8 (**Election Day is always the 1st Tuesday, after the 1st Monday in November)


  • Spring Primary Election - Tuesday, February 21 - If Needed
  • Spring Election - Tuesday, April 4

Regularly Scheduled Elections

Spring Primary

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)

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.
State Statute 5.02(21)

Fall Primary

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)

General Election

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)

apply for your 2022 calendar year absentee ballots

Please use the MyVote site to apply for your 2022 Calendar Year Absentee Ballots and you will be sent one if any special elections are scheduled.  Please do so via myvote.wi.gov .  

For more information:

west allis voter turnout statistics

Click here to view (PDF) the City's Voter Turnout Statistics from 2012 to current.  You can see the date and type of election, registered voters, voters per election, percentages of turnouts, as well as how many people voted via absentee ballot.