The Green Papers: Wisconsin 2019 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
Governor:1 
2010 Census:5,698,230 (1.84% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:10(1.86% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:8(1.84% of 435)
Voter Registration:Wisconsin has election day registration at the polls.
Capital:Madison
 

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Wisconsin State and Local Government

Wisconsin 2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 116th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator  Tammy Baldwin
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2018.
[Previously served in the U.S. House: First elected: 1998; re-elected: 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010]
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Class 3 Republican Senator  Ronald Harold "Ron" Johnson
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Ronald Harold "Ron" Johnson
FEC S0WI00197

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: None, All Governors

  Democratic Governor  Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Elected on a ticket with- but nominated separately from- the Governor

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor  Mandela Barnes
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

116th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2021. No Term Limit. 116th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
5 Republican (5 Undetermined);
3 Democratic (3 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 1 Republican Congressman  Bryan George Steil
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Bryan George Steil
FEC H8WI01156; 31 Mar 19; Tot $364,928; Dsb $26,767

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 2 Democratic Congressman  Mark Pocan
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Mark Pocan
FEC H2WI02124; 31 Mar 19; Tot $98,380; Dsb $83,659

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 3 Democratic Congressman  Ronald James "Ron" Kind
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Ronald James "Ron" Kind
FEC H6WI03099; 31 Mar 19; Tot $220,666; Dsb $80,823

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 4 Democratic Congressman  Gwendolynne S. "Gwen" Moore
First elected: 2004
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Gwendolynne S. "Gwen" Moore
FEC H4WI04183; 31 Mar 19; Tot $166,485; Dsb $113,019

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 5 Republican Congressman  Frank James "Jim" Sensenbrenner, Jr.
First elected: 1978
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Frank James "Jim" Sensenbrenner, Jr.
FEC H8WI09050; 31 Mar 19; Tot $17,890; Dsb $23,644

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 6 Republican Congressman  Glenn S. Grothman
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Matthew "Matt" Boor
FEC H0WI06178
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Glenn S. Grothman
FEC H4WI06048; 31 Mar 19; Tot $108,845; Dsb $43,828
  Candidate Republican     Melissa M. McClintick
FEC H0WI06160

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 7 Republican Congressman  Sean P. Duffy
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Sean P. Duffy
FEC H0WI07051; 31 Mar 19; Tot $263,565; Dsb $103,699

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 8 Republican Congressman  Michael John "Mike" Gallagher
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Michael John "Mike" Gallagher
FEC H6WI08155; 31 Mar 19; Tot $375,202; Dsb $193,370

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Democratic Secretary of State  Douglas "Doug" La Follette
First elected: 1974; elected: 1982; re-elected 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Democratic Attorney General  Joshua "Josh" Kaul
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Democratic Treasurer  Sarah Godlewski
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2017, 2021

  Nonpartisan Public Instruction Superintendent Carolyn Stanford-Taylor
Appointed 7 January 2019 [re: resignation of Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers having won the Governor's chair in 2018].
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 April 2021
 A non-partisan primary is held when there are more than 2 candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction.

27 December 2018: Governor-elect and State Superintendent Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers announced his intention to appoint Assistant State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor as the new Public Instruction Superintendent following his oath of office on 7 January 2019.
7 January 2019: Public Instruction Superintendent Anthony Steven "Tony" Evers resigned upon taking the oath of office having won the Governor's chair in 2018. He was first elected in 2009 and re-elected in 2013 and 2017.

 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 9 incumbents, 4 candidates
  Republican: 6 incumbents, 7 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Libertarian
  Wisconsin Green (affiliate of Green)
Other Third Parties
  Justice Party
  Right to Life
  Unity
Independents
  Nonpartisan: 1 incumbent
  The Wisconsin Party
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  http://www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/2wiscon.html
Election Authority
  Government Accountability Board
  Government Accountability Board - Elections & Voting
  Wisconsin Elections Commission
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Wisconsin State Legislature
Democratic
  The Democratic Party of Wisconsin
  Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Committee
Republican
  Republican Party of Wisconsin
Third Party
  Constitution Party of Wisconsin
  Justice Party of Wisconsin
  Libertarian Party of Wisconsin
  Progressive Dane
  The Unity Party of Wisconsin
  The Wisconsin Party
  Wisconsin Green Party
  Wisconsin Right to Life
Media & others
  Appleton Post-Crescent
  Fond du Lac Reporter
  Greater Milwaukee Today
  Green Bay News-Chronicle
  Green Bay Press-Gazette
  Journal Sentinel - Milwaukee
  LaCrosse Tribune
  Leader-Telegram - Eau Claire
  Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
  Oshkosh Northwestern
  Politics1.com - Wisconsin
  Right Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  Sheboygan-Press
  The Capital Times, Wisconsin State Journal - Madison
  The Chippewa Herald
  The Daily Press - Ashland
  The Journal Times - Racine
  The Wheeler Report - Madison
  Watertown Daily Times
  Wausau Daily Herald
  WISC TV - IBS - Madison
  Wisconsin Radio Network - Madison
  Wisconsin Vote - University of Wisconsin
  Wisinfo
  WisPolitics.com

 


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