Wauwatosa 2012 Primary Election Guide

With the election season under way, this is what every Wauwatosa resident needs to know about voting in the Aug. 14 primary.

We want to make sure you've got all the information you need before hitting the voting booth on Tuesday, Aug. 14. See below for information on the upcoming election and a breakdown of every race, with links to individual candidate profiles.

Election Info

Sample ballot: Download the sample ballot from the City of Wauwatosa web site.

Polling locations: Wauwatosa has 14 polling locations for 24 wards and eight districts. To determine your ward, contact the City Clerk's office at  (414) 479-8921, email the City Clerk's office, or view the district/ward map.  You can also look it up on the Wisconsin Voter Public Access website.

  • Ward 1 — Fire Station No. 1, 1601 Underwood Ave.
  • Wards 2-3 — Washington School, 2177 N. 67th St.
  • Wards 4-5 — City Hall Lower Civic Center, 7725 W. North Ave.
  • Wards 6-7 — Wilson School, 1060 N. Glenview Ave.
  • Wards 8-9 — Underwood School, 11132 W. Potter Road
  • Ward 10 — Hart Park Recreation Building, 7300 W. Chestnut St.
  • Wards 11-12 — Jefferson School, 6927 Maple Terrace
  • Ward 13 — Longfellow Middle School, 7600 W. North Ave.
  • Wards 14-15 — Roosevelt School, 2534 N. 74th St.
  • Wards 16-17 — McKinley School, 2434 N. 90th St.
  • Wards 18-19 — West High School, 11400 W. Center St.
  • Ward 20 — Public Works Building, 11100 W. Walnut Road
  • Ward 21 — Underwood School, 11132 W. Potter Road
  • Ward 22 — Currie Park Clubhouse, 3535 N. Mayfair Road
  • Wards 23-24 — Madison School, 9925 W. Glendale Ave.

Early voting: Download the application for an absentee ballot. You also may submit a written request via mail, fax (414-479-8989) or email. The deadline to vote absentee is 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10. Visit the city's absentee voter web page for more information.

Here are the races and candidates who will be on the primary ballot.

U.S. Senate

  • Tommy Thompson (R)
  • Eric Hovde (R)
  • Mark Neumann (R)
  • Jeff Fitzgerald (R)
  • Tammy Baldwin (D)
  • 5th Congressional District

  • Jim Sensenbrenner (R)
  • Dave Heaster (D)
  • Both candidates are uncontested.

    4th State Senate District

  • Lena Taylor (D)
  • This race is uncontested.

    12th State Assembly District

  • Fred Kessler (D)
  • Mario Hall (D)
  • 13th State Assembly District

  • Rob Hutton (R)
  • Thomas Schellinger (R)
  • Nate Ristow (R)
  • John Pokrandt (D)
  • 14th State Assembly District

  • Dale Kooyenga (R)
  • Chris Rockwood (D)
  • Both candidates are uncontested.

    Milwaukee County District Attorney

  • John Chisholm (D)
  • This race is uncontested.

    Milwaukee County Clerk

  • Joseph Czarnezki (D)
  • This race is uncontested.

    Milwaukee County Treasurer

  • Daniel Diliberti (D)
  • This race is uncontested.

    Milwaukee County Register of Deeds

  • John La Fave (D)
  • This race is uncontested.

    Sharpie November 05, 2012 at 09:03 AM
    Make a special note to watch the Free and Equal Election Debate between third party candidates for the Presidency, Gov. Gary Johnson (Libertarian) and Dr. Jill Stein (Green) to be aired tonight on Monday evening, Nov. 5th from 9:00 - 10:30 pm Eastern Time. Perform a worthwhile civic duty, and be certain to listen in on this historic debate so that you can make an informed decision on voting day. Third party candidates who will be on the ballot in most states deserve to be heard. http://freeandequal.org/?v=1


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