Spring 2018 Elections

Compensation per office has been added.

Notice of City of Whitewater Spring Election on April 3, 2018. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election is to be held in the City of Whitewater on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed. The term for Councilmember begins on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The term for all other offices begins on May 1, 2018. All terms are for two years unless otherwise indicated. Following offices and the incumbents are: Councilmember AD 2, James Schulgit; Councilmember AD 4, Lynn Binnie; Councilmember at Large, James D. Allen.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the first day to circulate nomination papers was December 1, 2017 and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in the office of the City Clerk.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

For more general information on elections, dates and voting CLICK HERE

Compensation – $300 per month

School Board: 2018 Spring Election – Residents interested in running for a position on the School Board must have paperwork filed no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Paperwork is available at the District Office. The Board candidates are not required to gather signatures from residents. For this election there will be three positions: two three-year terms and one two-year term. The candidate receiving the third highest vote total will serve the remainder of the currently vacant two-year term. Incumbents: Kelly Davis, Tom Ganser and Dan McCrea. Dan McCrea has submitted his notice that he will not be seeking reelection.

School District area – City of Whitewater in Walworth and Jefferson Counties; the towns of Whitewater, LaGrange, Richmond and Sugar Creek in Walworth County; the towns of Cold Spring and Koshkonong in Jefferson County; and the towns of Johnstown and Lima in Rock County.

Board members shall be elected for terms of three years, except when filling an unexpired term. Two members of the seven-member Board shall be elected each year, with the exception of every third year, when three Board members shall be elected. Elected members shall take office on the fourth Monday in April following the election to the Board. Before taking office, elected Board members shall take and sign an oath of office.

Any person who is a United States citizen and a qualified elector of the Whitewater Unified School District is legally qualified to become a member of the School Board. In addition, it would be desirable that members of the Board have a genuine interest in and devotion to public education, a willingness to give time and effort to the position, a capacity to understand people, and the ability to work cooperatively with others.

Compensation: $15.00 for participating at each meeting of the Board and/or meetings of committees on which Board members have been appointed to serve. CLICK HERE

Note on County Supervisor position:
Walworth County – Video Informational Workshop for County Board Supervisor Candidates CLICK HERE

Incumbent Paul Yvarra has announced that he will not be seeking re-election. Jerry Grant has filed nomination papers with the Walworth County Clerk for Walworth County Board Supervisor District 4. Jerry served on the County Board from 1998 to 2012, serving on various committees and many times as committee chair. Jerry has the desire to return to the County Board and continue to serve the constituents of District 4, which is most of the City of Whitewater.

Compensation – $600 monthly and health benefit contributions. CLICK HERE

Jefferson County – For information on elections CLICK HERE. District 24 (Part of City of Whitewater) Incumbent, Alyssa Spaanem

Compensation: $55 for attendance at official business meetings. CLICK HERE

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