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IBEW 159 has deep roots in our local community, supports many charities and causes, provides learning opportunities for members, and reaches out to and engages with community partners.

Thanks to everyone who voted!

Results are posted at  www.wisconsinvote.org.

Next election is Tuesday, April 5, 2016
(If you will not be able to vote on April 5, between 7am and 8pm, you can vote in advance by absentee ballot.)

On the April ballot: Presidential Primary Election, and Wisconsin Supreme Court (Kloppenburg vs. Bradley). Your ballot may also include local races. Find out at myvote.wi.gov.

The February news is in your email inbox, and here, archived under Member Resources (at left). For a quick preview of February events, visit the Facebook page www.facebook.com/IBEWLocal159Read more... “Thanks to everyone who voted!”

Primary Election: February 16

The Primary Election is Tuesday, February 16. Everyone votes in
statewide primary for Wisconsin Supreme Court. At the January union meeting, IBEW Local 159 voted to endorse
Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for Wisconsin Supreme Court, KloppenburgForJustice.com   

*All Polling Places are open from 7 am to 8 pm.

Municipalities may also have local races on their ballots. Have you moved? Are you registered to vote? Do you know where to vote? Find out at myvote.wi.gov. Or call 1-866-VOTE-WIS. You can register to vote at your polling place, the day you vote. *Voter ID:  All Voters must now show an approved form of identification to vote. A current Wisconsin driver license is the most common form of ID. The license does NOT have to show your current address to be a valid voter ID.… Read more... “Primary Election: February 16”

Breaking News from Local 159

Details also posted on IBEW Local 159 Facebook page. (You do not have to belong to Facebook to see this.) www.facebook.com/IBEWLocal159/

News Items from 159 and Apprenticeship Office:

–>Just in from Apprenticeship Office
Need more people for OSHA 30 class, begins Feb 2.
Please sign up ASAP (by Jan 22) at (608) 221-3321.

–>At the January Union Meeting

Members voted to send people to two upcoming conferences:

1) IBEW Int'l Women's Conference, Feb 24-27, in LA. and

** CONTACT office directly if interested. *By Friday, Jan 22, for the IO event ***

2) Nat'l Conf for Women in the Trades, April 29-May 1, Chicago.

–>Members also voted to endorse Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for Wisconsin Supreme Court. KloppenburgForJustice.com
Vote Feb 16.  … Read more... “Breaking News from Local 159”

Fantasy in Lights, ’tis the Season

Holiday Fantasy in Lights, ‘tis the season!

Experience the new and improved display. Lighting Ceremony is Saturday, November 14, at 6:00 pm, Olin Park, Madison, WI. The start of the new Fantasy 5k Run will coincide with Lights-On.  Cars will not be permitted into the display area until 7:00 pm, after the race. Stay for food and fun inside the heated shelter at Olin Park, 6:30 – 9:00 pm.… Read more... “Fantasy in Lights, ’tis the Season”

Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

ribbon cutting
Carol Johnson cuts the ribbon at Dave Johnson Classroom. Looking on (L-R):
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi; IBEW Sixth District VP David Ruhmkorff; Local 159 Business Manager Robert Doyle; U.S. Congressman Mark Pocan; Work-Based Learning Coordinator for Madison Schools, Sherrie Stuessy

The Electric Group

The Electric Group

Be sure to check out The Electric Group's new website by clicking the logo above. The Electric Group is a joint venture of IBEW 159 and Signatory Contractors within our jurisdiction. Our mission is to engage the communities we live and work in to grow and andvance the electrical industry through safety education, sponsorships/donations and Holiday Fantasy in Lights.