April 3 General Election
A number of local and statewide offices are up for election in April. In addition, residents of Wisconsin will answer a ballot measure that seeks to eliminate the State Treasurer.
Wisconsin Supreme Court
The top two candidates during the February primary will proceed to the April general election
Wisconsin Court of Appeals
The Court of Appeals is our state’s first appellate court. It is comprised of sixteen judges divided into four districts, elected to ten-year terms. Madison is the headquarters of District IV.
District IV Judge — JoAnne F. Kloppenburg, Incumbent, running unopposed
Dane County Circuit Court
Wisconsin’s Circuit Courts are the state’s trial courts, where all criminal cases start, as opposed to an appellate court, where appeals are heard. Three judges are to be elected into the Dane County Circuit Court in the April election.
Branch 1 Judge
Branch 8 Judge — Frank D. Remington, Incumbent, running unopposed
Branch 11 Judge — Ellen K. Berz, Incumbent, running unopposed
Dane County Board of Supervisors
District 6 — The top two candidates during the February primary will proceed to the April general election
District 11 — The top two candidates during the February primary will proceed to the April general election
District 15 — The top two candidates during the February primary will proceed to the April general election
Madison Metropolitan School District Board of Education
The seven members of the MMSD School Board members are elected to three year terms. This year, two of these seats are up for election.
Seat 2 — Mary Burke, Incumbent, running unopposed
In the State of Wisconsin, ballot measures only occur when approved by two successive legislatures. In April, voters will vote on just one ballot measure.
Wisconsin Question 1: Elimination of state treasurer. Shall sections 1 and 3 of article VI and sections 7 and 8 of article X of the constitution be amended, and section 17 of article XIV of the constitution be created, to eliminate the office of state treasurer from the constitution and to replace the state treasurer with the lieutenant governor as a member of the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands?
Question 1 was passed by the Wisconsin State Legislature during the 2015 and 2017 sessions with broad Republican support and Democratic opposition
A ✓ yes vote supports this constitutional amendment to eliminate the elected office of state treasurer
A ✗ no vote opposes this constitutional amendment to eliminate the elected office of state treasurer