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Ahead of the February 15 primary elections, the League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County today published its online Spring 2022 Primary Voter Guide via the nonpartisan election resource VOTE411.org. This “one-stop shop” for election information provides simple, easy tools to help Wisconsin voters navigate the voting process. VOTE411.org provides candidate information and views on issues, polling place information, and other helpful election information for voters nationwide.
“With limited opportunities to learn about the candidates in person, League’s VOTE411.org online Voter Guide is especially important for voters during the pandemic,” said Peggy Creer, president of the League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County. “VOTE411 is the nation’s premiere nonpartisan online election resource.” Locally, League posed questions in English and in Spanish to all candidates running in Milwaukee and Waukesha county-wide races, in municipal and school district races in Milwaukee County, and in municipal races in several Waukesha County communities.
The Spring 2022 Primary Voter Guide contains candidate answers from those competing in spring primary races for Milwaukee County Board Supervisor, districts 1, 3 and 12; Waukesha County Board Supervisor district 17, Milwaukee City Mayor, Wauwatosa City Alderperson, districts 3 and 8, Waukesha City Alderperson district 11, and Oak Creek City Alderperson district 4.
“Good government, representative government begins at the local level,” Creer said. “Protecting and strengthening our democracy is a year-round activity.” There will be some 153 local positions up for election in April, including circuit court judges, county supervisors, mayors, alderpersons, village presidents and trustees, town supervisors, municipal judges, and school board members
“We encourage voters to visit VOTE411.org to make a voting plan so they are prepared to vote confidently on February 15 whether they choose to vote absentee prior to the election or in person on election day.” Voters may request an absentee ballot at
Upon going to Vote411.org, Spanish-speaking voters may immediately select the Spanish version of the site.
The League of Women Voters works closely with local elections officials throughout the country to compile the information for VOTE411. VOTE411 helps millions of voters nation-wide each year—many of them young people and first-time voters—learn about candidate stances, look up what’s on their ballot, find their polling place, and more.
In addition to VOTE411, the League encourages active participation in government by conducting voter registration drives and candidate forums, get-out-the-vote social media messaging, and educational public forums on critical public policy issues.