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Tonight: IBEW 159 Member Q&A Session


Thursday, March 11
Reminder: Tonight is IBEW 159 Member Q&A Session, at 5:30, on Microsoft Teams. Registration link is in your email inbox. See office email blast sent Tuesday afternoon (March 9). Please share this information with your co-workers, classmates etc. Thank you. See you tonight! Stay safe.

Candidates to Face Off in April 6 Election

Jill Underly and Deborah Kerr will be on the ballot April 6, for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
More election results here.
Local 159 members who live in State Senate District 13, will vote in a special election to replace Scott Fitzgerald. Candidates advancing to that election are: Melissa Winker (D), John Jagler (R), Ben Schmitz (American Solidarity Party), and Spencer Zimmerman (Trump Conservative Party). More info here.
Also on the ballot will be Court of Appeals Judge, Districts I, II and III; and Circuit Court Judge, as well as local races. 

The Spring Election is Tuesday, April 6.
To register, or update your registration, find your polling place, request an absentee ballot, learn who your elected officials are, see a sample ballot, and much more, see MyVote.Wi.govRead more... “Candidates to Face Off in April 6 Election”

Vote Tuesday, February 16

Vote! Polls are open Tuesday, from 7:00am – 8:00pm.
Find voting info at www.MyVote.Wi.gov  (Find your polling place, update your registration, see your sample ballot, find your elected officials, and more.)
If you have an absentee ballot: witnessed, signed absentee ballots are due by 8:00pm, Tuesday, February 16. Learn more about voting absentee

Voters may register at the polls on election day.
Take your Wisconsin ID, when you go to vote. See acceptable forms of ID
To register, or update your voter registration, take your proof of residence.

By state law, Wisconsin (Wis. Stat. Ann. § 6.76) Workers may take up to three consecutive unpaid hours off work, on election day, to vote.
*Notify employer before election day.*
https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/6/iii/76Read more... “Vote Tuesday, February 16”