Elections

2024 Elections

February 20th—Spring Primary

On the ballot:

Burlington Area School District Referendum

Waterford Union High School Referendum

Notices:

Polling Place Location Information (TYPE D NOTICE)

Absentee Ballot Instructions (TYPE E NOTICE)

Sample Ballot: Waterford School District

Sample Ballot: Burlington School District

April 2nd—Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary

August 13th—Partisan Primary

November 5th—General Election & Presidential Election

Polling Places

Polls are open on Election Days at the Rochester Village Hall, 300 W. Spring Street, Rochester, WI from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

All residents vote at this location.

MyVote Wisconsin

To see your voter information, find your polling place, see what's on any upcoming ballot, update your name or address, register to vote, or vote absentee, please visit: https://myvote.wi.gov

Voter ID Info

For information on Wisconsin's voter ID requirements, please visit: http://bringit.wi.gov

State of Wisconsin Elections Commission

The State of Wisconsin Elections Commission has all election-related forms available for download at their website.

Running for Local Office

Three seats on the Village Board are up for election every spring. Terms are for two years. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, U.S. citizens, and residents of the Village of Rochester, with no felony convictions. Required papers include a campaign finance registration statement, declaration of candidacy, and nomination papers with 20-100 signatures of Village residents. The first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1st. For 2024, all papers must be filed with the Clerk’s Office by 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 2nd.

Ballot Access Checklist

Registration Statement

Declaration of Candidacy

Nomination Papers

If you have any questions about serving your community in this capacity, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 262-534-2431. Further information about running for non-partisan municipal office is also available from the Wisconsin Election Commission.