There will be one more election in 2016, the general election on November 8We will need every Democrat and every Progressive in Milwaukee County to turn out to vote and if possible to help contact other voters to encourage them to vote.

National and Partisan State Offices

The election will take place on Tuesday, November 8. Early voting for the election will take place October 24-28 and October 31-November 4. Because of a recent federal court case, there may be additional days, times and locations in the city. Stay tuned for new information on early voting. 

 US Senate: Russ Feingold

Russ Feingold is running to defeat current Republican Senator Ron Johnson. A win for Feingold will not only help Wisconsin but will also help Democrats regain control of the US Senate!

US House of Representatives

Help Democrats take back control of the US House of Representatives by supporting these candidates with your donations and/or your volunteer time.

Congressional District 1: Ryan Solen: Ryan is running against incumbent Paul Ryan.

Congressional District 4: Gwen Moore (Incumbent)

Congressional District 5: Khary Penebaker: Khary is running against incumbent Jim Sensenbrenner.

Congressional District 6: Sarah Lloyd: Sarah is running against incumbent Glenn Grothman.

 Wisconsin Assembly

Only three of our local Assembly Districts have competitive races. The Democrats running for those seats are:

        Assembly District 7: Daniel Riemer (Incumbent)

        Assembly District 14: Chris Rockwood

        Assembly District 21: Jack Redmond


Important Dates, Deadlines, and Useful Information for Voters

General Election - Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Oct 19


Last day to register to vote by mail or by SRD for the November 8 election.


Oct 24


First day for In-Person Absentee Voting (Zeidler Municipal Building for City of Milwaukee residents; the municipal office for each other city or village). This information is subject to change due to a recent judicial ruling.


Nov 3


Last day (5:00 pm) to request absentee ballots by mail.


Nov 4


Last day (5:00 pm) for In-Person Absentee Voting (also known as early voting).



Other useful links:

Wisconsin Election and Ethics Commissions

Milwaukee County Election Commission

City of Milwaukee Election Commission

League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County

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