Candidates & Nomination Papers

Throughout Wisconsin, nomination papers and other required forms are the primary way for candidates to get their name on the ballot when seeking elected office. Following correct procedure when obtaining and submitting nomination paper signatures is crucial to ensure ballot placement for a candidate. 

Nomination Papers
Each of the following forms must be completed and filed on time by a candidate for municipal office in order for the candidate’s name to be placed on the ballot at the February 21, 2023 Spring Primary and the April 4, 2023 Spring Election.
 - Campaign Registration Statement 
 - Declaration of Candidacy 
 - Nomination papers (circulate and obtain signatures)

For more information, please visit the WI Elections Commission's website.

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