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How to Run for Office

The Village Board of Trustees consists of a Village President and six Trustees who are at-large and represent the entire village's population.

The Village President, Treasurer, and three Trustees are elected to two year terms on the first Tuesday in April of odd- numbered years.  Three Trustees are elected to two year terms on the first Tuesday in April in even-numbered years.  The seat is taken by the newly elected official on the evening of the Annual Board of Trustees meeting held in April.

View the Ballot Access Checklist for Municipal Candidates seeking office to obtain information on the filing of forms and deadlines for filing in the Clerk's Office.

State Statute requires that individuals seeking election complete: Declaration of Candidacy, Campaign Registration Statement and Nomination Papers. These forms are available below, at the Village Clerk's Office, or online at the Ethics Commission website.

Individuals interested in running for local office may begin to circulate nomination papers once they have submitted a Campaign Registration Statement to the Village Clerk on or after December 1 of the year preceding the election year. The nomination papers must have not less than 20 and not more than 100 signatures from eligible Village electors.

Pursuant to Wis. Stats., Nomination Papers and Declaration of Candidacy must be completed and submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday in January of the election year.  If any of the required forms are not filed by the deadline the candidate's name will NOT be placed on the ballot.

Click on the links below for Campaign Finance Notices and Reports.

Ballot Access Checklist   (updated each election)
Campaign Registration Statement
Declaration of Candidacy
Nomination Papers
Finance Report
Contribution Limits
Special Report of Late Contribution
Candidate Eligibility
Declaration of Non-Candidacy

 

 

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