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Information for the April 4th Election

The 2023 Spring Election is coming up on Tuesday, April 4th. To see what will be on your ballot and where to vote, go to

City of Menomonie voting information and polling locations can be found here.

Dunn County voting information can be found here. Sample ballots for all townships can be found here.

Everyone in the Menomonie School District will see the following on their ballot.

SDMA School Board

The candidates are:

Dale Dahlke

Amy Riddle-Swanson

Scott Parker

Amber Kersting

Charlie Schneider

Brittany Weiker

Vote for not more than three. A video of the candidate forum that took place on February 6th can be found here. Note that Stephen A. Machesky appears in this forum, however he was eliminated in the primary election.

Wisconsin Supreme Court

The candidates are:

Janet C. Protasiewicz

Daniel Kelly

The Supreme Court candidates will debate on Tuesday, March 21st. You can find more information here, including where you can watch.

Information on Ballotpedia about the candidates

Article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel looking at the candidates and key issues

There will be three referendum questions on the ballot, the first two are constitutional amendments, the third is an advisory question and is not legally binding. Referendums often are confusing, links with helpful explanations are included.

Constitutional Amendments

State of Wisconsin Conditions of Release Before Conviction Referendum - Question 1

QUESTION 1: “Conditions of release before conviction. Shall section 8 (2) of article I of the constitution be amended to allow a court to impose on an accused person being released before conviction conditions that are designed to protect the community from serious harm?” - VOTE YES OR NO

Detailed explanation from Ballotpedia

State of Wisconsin Cash Bail Before Conviction Referendum - Question 2

QUESTION 2: “Cash bail before conviction. Shall section 8 (2) of article I of the constitution be amended to allow a court to impose cash bail on a person accused of a violent crime based on the totality of the circumstances, including the accused’s previous convictions for a violent crime, the probability that the accused will fail to appear, the need to protect the community from serious harm and prevent witness intimidation, and potential affirmative defenses?” - VOTE YES OR NO

Detailed explanation from Ballotpedia

Advisory Question

State of Wisconsin Welfare Benefits Referendum - Question 3

QUESTION 3: “Shall able-bodied, childless adults be required to look for work in order to receive taxpayer-funded welfare benefits?”

Detailed explanation from Ballotpedia

Other sources information about the referendums.

Information from Wisconsin Family Council

Information from the League of Women Voters

Information from the Wisconsin Examiner

Article from PBS Wisconsin News

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