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10.82

10.82 Special primary and election.

10.82(1)

(1) Government accountability board.

10.82(1)(a)

(a) General. The provisions for campaign financing, recount, registration, absentee voting and other general provisions apply to special elections.

10.82(1)(b)

(b) Special dates affecting filling vacancies by special election. See s. 8.50 (4).

10.82(1)(c)

(c) Nomination papers. Nomination papers may be circulated no sooner than the day the order for the special election is filed and shall be filed no later than 5 p.m. 28 days before the special primary, except when the special primary is held concurrently with the spring or September primary. See s. 8.50 (3).

10.82(1)(cm)

(cm) Campaign grants. Applications by candidates for state office for grants from the Wisconsin election campaign fund may be filed with the board no later than 5 p.m. on the 28th day preceding the date the special primary will or would be held, if required, except when the special primary is held concurrently with the spring or September primary. See s. 11.50 (2) (a).

10.82(1)(d)

(d) Date for special primary. The date for the special primary is 4 weeks before the day of the special election except when the special election is held on the day of the general election the special primary shall be held on the day of the September primary or if the special election is held concurrently with the spring election, the primary shall be held concurrently with the spring primary, and except when the special election is held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November of an odd-numbered year, the primary shall be held on the 2nd Tuesday of September in that year. See ss. 5.02 (20) and 8.50 (2) (b).

10.82(1)(dm)

(dm) Campaign grants.

10.82(1)(dm)1.

1. Applications by write-in candidates for state office for grants from the Wisconsin election campaign fund may be filed with the board no later than 4:30 p.m. on the 7th day after the special primary, or the date the special primary would be held, if required. See s. 11.50 (2) (a).

10.82(1)(dm)2.

2. Candidates for state office seeking to participate in the Wisconsin election campaign fund may file a special financial report with the board no later than the 7th day after the special primary, or the date the special primary would be held, if required. See s. 11.50 (2) (c).

10.82(1)(dm)3.

3. Candidates for state office who have filed an application with the board to participate in the Wisconsin election campaign fund may withdraw the application no later than the 7th day after the special primary, or the date the special primary would be held, if required. See s. 11.50 (2) (h).

10.82(1)(e)

(e) Date for special election. The date for the special election shall be not less than 62 nor more than 77 days from date of order except when the special election is held on the day of the spring election or the general election. See s. 8.50 (2).

10.82(1)(f)

(f) Special election notice.

10.82(1)(f)1.

1. Notice shall be given upon filing of the order calling the election. See s. 8.50 (1) (b).

10.82(1)(f)2.

2. If the special election includes a candidate for state or national office or a statewide referendum the board shall give one notice. See s. 8.50 (1) (b).

10.82(1)(g)

(g) 22 days before special primary. 22 days before the special primary the board sends a certified list of candidates to the county clerk. See s. 8.50 (1) (d).

10.82(1)(h)

(h) 2nd Thursday after special primary. The 2nd Thursday after the special primary is the latest that the chairperson of the board, or the chairperson's designee, may canvass returns and make his or her certifications and determinations. See s. 7.70 (3) (a).

10.82(1)(hm)

(hm) Following primary canvass. As soon as possible after the canvass of the special primary, or the date the primary would be held, if required, the board sends a certified list of candidates who are eligible to participate in the Wisconsin election campaign fund to the state treasurer. See s. 7.08 (2) (cm).

10.82(1)(i)

(i) Special election. See ss. 5.02 (19) and 8.50.

10.82(1)(j)

(j) 18 days after special election. No later than 18 days after a special election is the latest that the chairperson of the board, or the chairperson's designee, may canvass the special election and make his or her certifications and determinations. See s. 7.70 (3) (a).

10.82(1)(k)

(k) Following election canvass. After the canvass of the special election, the board sends a certified list of candidates who are eligible to receive a postelection grant from the Wisconsin election campaign fund to the state treasurer. See s. 7.08 (2) (cm).

10.82(2)

(2) County clerk.

10.82(2)(a)

(a) General. The provisions for campaign financing, recount, registration, absentee voting and other general provisions apply to special elections.

10.82(2)(b)

(b) Special dates affecting filling vacancies by special election. See s. 8.50 (4).

10.82(2)(c)

(c) Date for special primary. The special primary shall be 4 weeks before the day of the special election except when the special election is held on the day of the general election the special primary shall be held on the day of the l September primary or if the special election is held concurrently with the spring election, the primary shall be held concurrently with the spring primary, and except when the special election is held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November of an odd-numbered year, the primary shall be held on the 2nd Tuesday of September in that year. See ss. 5.02 (20) and 8.50 (2) (b).

10.82(2)(d)

(d) Date for special election. The date for the special election shall be not less than 62 nor more than 77 days from date of order except when the special election is held on the day of the spring election or the general election. See s. 8.50 (2).

10.82(2)(e)

(e) Nomination papers. Nomination papers may be circulated no sooner than the day the order for the special election is filed and shall be filed no later than 5 p.m. 28 days before the special primary. See s. 8.50 (3).

10.82(2)(f)

(f) Special election notice. The county clerk gives notice of any special election for national, state or county office or any special state or county referendum. See ss. 8.50 (1) (b) and (c), 8.55, 10.01 (2) and 10.06 (2) (n).

10.82(2)(h)

(h) Monday before special primary and election. On the Monday before the special primary and election the county clerk publishes a type B notice. See ss. 8.50 (1) (d), 10.01 and 10.06 (2) (n).

10.82(2)(i)

(i) 7 days after special primary. The 7th day after the special primary is the deadline for the county clerk to make returns to the board. See s. 7.60 (5).

10.82(2)(j)

(j) Special election. See ss. 5.02 (19) and 8.50.

10.82(2)(k)

(k) 13 days after special election. The 13th day after the special election is the deadline for the county clerk to make returns to the board. See s. 7.60 (5).

10.82(3)

(3) Municipal clerk and governing body.

10.82(3)(a)

(a) General. The provisions for campaign financing, recount, registration, absentee voting and other general provisions apply to special elections.

10.82(3)(b)

(b) Special dates affecting filling vacancies by special election. See s. 8.50 (4).

10.82(3)(c)

(c) Date for special primary. The special primary shall be 4 weeks before the day of the special election except when the special election is held on the day of the general election the special primary shall be held on the day of the September primary or if the special election is held concurrently with the spring election, the primary shall be held concurrently with the spring primary, and except when the special election is held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November of an odd-numbered year, the primary shall be held on the 2nd Tuesday of September in that year. See ss. 5.02 (20) and 8.50 (2) (b).

10.82(3)(d)

(d) Date for special election. The date for the special election shall be not less than 62 nor more than 77 days from date of order except when the special election is held on the day of the spring election or the general election. See s. 8.50 (2).

10.82(3)(e)

(e) Special election notice. The municipal clerk gives notice of any special election for municipal office or any special municipal referendum. See ss. 8.55, 10.01 (2) and 10.06 (3) (f).

10.82(3)(f)

(f) Special election. See ss. 5.02 (19) and 8.50.

10.82(4)

(4) Candidates.

10.82(4)(a)

(a) General. The provisions for campaign financing, recount, registration, absentee voting and other general provisions apply to special elections.

10.82(4)(b)

(b) Special dates affecting filling vacancies by special election. See s. 8.50 (3).

10.82(4)(bm)

(bm) Campaign grants. Applications by candidates for state office for grants from the Wisconsin election campaign fund may be filed with the board no later than 5 p.m. on the 28th day preceding the date the special primary will or would be held, if required, except when the special primary is held concurrently with the spring or September primary. See s. 11.50 (2) (a).

10.82(4)(c)

(c) Date for special primary. The special primary shall be 4 weeks before the day of the special election except when the special election is held on the day of the general election the special primary shall be held on the day of the general primary or if the special election is held concurrently with the spring election, the primary shall be held concurrently with the spring primary. See ss. 5.02 (20) and 8.50 (2).

10.82(4)(cm)

(cm) Campaign grants.

10.82(4)(cm)1.

1. Applications by write-in candidates for state office for grants from the Wisconsin election campaign fund may be filed with the board no later than 4:30 p.m. on the 7th day after the special primary, or the date the special primary would be held, if required. See s. 11.50 (2) (a).

10.82(4)(cm)2.

2. Candidates for state office seeking to participate in the Wisconsin election campaign fund may file a special financial report with the board no later than the 7th day after the special primary, or the date the special primary would be held, if required. See s. 11.50 (2) (c).

10.82(4)(cm)3.

3. Candidates for state office who have filed an application with the board to participate in the Wisconsin election campaign fund may withdraw the application no later than the 7th day after the special primary, or the date the special primary would be held, if required. See s. 11.50 (2) (h).

10.82(4)(d)

(d) Date for special election. The date for the special election shall be not less than 62 nor more than 77 days from date of order except when the special election is held on the day of the spring election or the general election. See s. 8.50 (2).

10.82(4)(e)

(e) Nomination papers. Nomination papers may be circulated no sooner than the day the order for the special election is filed and shall be filed no later than 5 p.m. 28 days before the special primary. See s. 8.50 (3).

10.82(4)(f)

(f) Special election. See ss. 5.02 (20) and 8.50.

10.82(4)(fm)

(fm) Finance reports. Candidates and personal campaign committees of candidates at a special election shall file campaign finance reports with the appropriate filing officer no later than 8 days before each special primary and special election and no later than 30 days after each special election, unless a continuing report is required to be filed on or before that date. See s. 11.20 (2) and (2m).

10.82(4)(g)

(g) Proof of payment. Candidates for state office who participate in the Wisconsin election campaign fund must deliver or transmit proof of payment for disbursements made to the board no later than the next due date for continuing reports which occurs at least 30 days after the special election. See s. 11.50 (12).

10.82(5)

(5) Public and general provisions.

10.82(5)(a)

(a) General. The provisions for campaign financing, recount, registration, absentee voting and other general provisions apply to special elections.

10.82(5)(b)

(b) Date for special primary. The special primary shall be 4 weeks before the day of the special election except when the special election is held on the day of the general election the special primary shall be held on the day of the September primary or if the special election is held concurrently with the spring election, the primary shall be held concurrently with the spring primary, and except when the special election is held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November of an odd-numbered year, the primary shall be held on the 2nd Tuesday of September in that year. See ss. 5.02 (20) and 8.50 (2) (b).

10.82(5)(c)

(c) Date for special election. The date for the special election shall be not less than 62 nor more than 77 days from date of order except when the special election is held on the day of the spring election or the general election. See s. 8.50 (2).

10.82(5)(d)

(d) Nomination papers. Nomination papers may be circulated no sooner than the day the order for the special election is filed and shall be filed no later than 5 p.m. 28 days before the special primary. See s. 8.50 (3).

10.82(5)(e)

(e) Finance reports. Individuals and committees supporting or opposing candidates at a special election shall file campaign finance reports with the appropriate filing officer no later than 8 days before each special primary and special election and no later than 30 days after each special election, unless a continuing report is required to be filed on or before that date. See s. 11.20 (2) and (2m).

10.82 - ANNOT.

History: 1971 c. 40, 164, 211; 1973 c. 334 s. 29; 1973 c. 339; Stats. 1973 s. 10.82; 1975 c. 420; 1977 c. 448; 1979 c. 354; 1981 c. 314 s. 146; 1983 a. 539; 1985 a. 333; 1987 a. 404; 2001 a. 62; 2007 a. 98; 2009 a. 180.

10.82 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also s. GAB 6.04, Wis. adm. code.