TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD
NOTICE OF PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE AND SPRING ELECTION
APRIL 7, 2020
STATE OF WISCONSIN
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election to be held in the Town of Springfield, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the incumbents listed. The term for Supervisor III and IV will be two years and begin on April 21, 2020.
Town Board Supervisor III Arthur E. Meinholz
Town Board Supervisor IV Daniel Dresen
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2019, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
What do I do if I want to run for a local office?
- Complete and submit a Campaign Registration Statement (Form CF-1)
New candidates file a campaign registration statement before funds are collected or spent and before nomination papers are submitted. SS 11.0202(1a), 11.05(2g), 11.10(1)
Continuing candidates file an amended campaign registration statement indicating the office sought and the new primary and election dates before funds are collected or spent or before nomination papers are submitted. SS 11.0202(1a), 11.05(2g), 11.10(1)
All candidates must file before circulating nomination papers.
A current form must be filed with the Town Clerk by January 7, 2020 or the candidate’s name will not be placed on the ballot. SS 8.10(5), 8.30(2), 120.06(6)(b)
- Circulate and submit Nomination Paper for Non-partisan Office (Form EL-169)
Nomination papers may not be circulated before December 1st. SS 8.10(2) Only original nomination papers (no photocopies, faxes, or emailed documents) will be accepted.
All nomination papers must be submitted to the Town Clerk by 5:00 p.m. January 7, 2020
The number of signatures required for town offices are 20-100. Must be qualified electors.
- Complete and submit a Declaration of Candidacy (Form EL-162).
This form must be filed by 5:00 p.m. on January 7, 2020 or the candidate’s name will not be placed on the ballot. SS 8.10(5), 8.21, 8.30(4).
Spring Primary Date: February 18, 2020
Spring Election Date: April 7, 2020
Questions, please call #849-7887. Thank you.