Voting & Elections

The St. Croix County Clerk’s Office is responsible for election administration in St. Croix County which includes accumulating and posting election results, canvassing election returns, coordination of election programming, ballot preparation, and election notices for the federal, state and county elected offices. All St. Croix County polling places contain Help America Vote Act (HAVA) compliant voting equipment which allows individuals with disabilities to vote independently.

Learn More About Elections

Want to learn more about elections? The Wisconsin Elections Commission created a resource called Elections 101; a four-part video series that explains how elections are carried out in Wisconsin.

Types of Elections

Spring Primary: Nonpartisan primaries are held the third Tuesday in February to nominate candidates to be voted for at the spring election.

Spring Election: Election held the first Tuesday in April for Court of Appeals Judge, Circuit Court Judge, County Nonpartisan Offices, Municipal Offices, School District Offices, and referenda (if necessary).

Partisan Primary Election: Primary held the second Tuesday in August to nominate candidates to be voted for at the general election and referenda (if necessary). At a partisan primary, you may only vote for candidates in one political party. Voting in more than one political party may void your voting choices.

General Election: Election held in even-numbered years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November. These elections are held to elect the following:

  • President and Vice President of the United States
  • Governor and Lieutenant Governor
  • Attorney General
  • State Treasurer
  • Secretary of State
  • United States Senator
  • Representative in Congress
  • State Senator (odd-numbered districts)
  • State Representatives
  • County Partisan Offices
  • and referenda (if necessary)