Election Information

Election Information

Polling places are open from 7 am to 8 pm. Village residents will vote at one of three polling places, depending on your ward (PDF). Make sure you bring photo identification.

  1. 2024 Elections
  2. Absentee Voting
  3. Forms / Notices
  4. Election Night Results

Election Day Voting

The Village Hall, 4800 W. Green Brook Drive, is not a polling location. On Election Day you will be voting at your regular polling location. To find out where you go to vote, please click here.

Find more information at the Wisconsin Election Commission's website.

2024 Elections

  • Tuesday, April 2
  • Tuesday, August 13
  • Tuesday, November 5

To view a list of your current elected officials, search here, and choose the "My Elected Officials" tab on the left side.

A sample ballot is not yet available for the April 2 election. Offices to be elected include the President of the United States preference, Village Trustee, Brown Deer School District Member, Milwaukee County Executive, Milwaukee County Comptroller, Milwaukee County Supervisor District 2, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judges, and Court of Appeals Judge District 1.

If you are interested in serving as an election inspector, please complete an online submission.

Training is required prior to being scheduled to work at the polls on Election Day. Polls are open from 7:00am to 8:00pm. Shifts available include 6:30am to 2:30pm, 12:30pm to 8:30pm, or a full day. The rate of pay is $15.00/hr. After submission of this application, you will be contacted via email to complete additional paperwork for payroll purposes. You must be a resident in Milwaukee County.

Wisconsin Requires Photo ID 

For more information about the voter identification law, visit the State of Wisconsin site.

Nomination & Filing Requirements

As a candidate for a Village Office in the Village of Brown Deer, you will be required to follow specific procedures set forth in the Wisconsin Statutes in order to have your name included on an election ballot. The purpose of this memorandum will be to serve as a reminder of the important points set forth in the Wisconsin Statutes governing election requirements. Copies of election forms as well as pertinent election information is available on the webpage of the State of Wisconsin Election Commission.

You are encouraged to read the law itself or to consult the Election and Campaign Manual published by the State Elections Board. Copies of both the Statutes and Manual are available for review at the Village Hall. In addition, instructions are provided on the attached forms that you may wish to review prior to properly completing and filing the forms.

  • Nomination papers may not be circulated before a specified date, depending on the election date.
  • Nomination papers must be filed with the Village Clerk no later than a specified date and time, depending on the election date.
  • Each candidate must submit at least 20 but no more than 100 valid signatures.
  • Each potential candidate must sign the affidavit on each nomination form under oath administered by a notary public or a person authorized to administer oath.

If you should have any questions regarding these forms or the procedure, please contact the Village Clerk at 414-371-3050, or by email.

EL-162 Declaration of Candidacy

The EB-162 Declaration of Candidacy form, a copy of which is attached, must be properly completed and filed by all candidates for elected office. This form must be on file with the Village Clerk no later than the deadline for filing nomination papers.

CF-1 Campaign Registration Statement

The CF-1 (formerly ETHCF-1) Campaign Registration Statement form must be filed by candidates as soon as the intent to become a candidate is known; before campaign funds are collected or spent. Failure to file this statement by the deadline date will result in the candidate's name not appearing on the election ballot. You may be eligible for an exemption from filing campaign finance reports. If you are not eligible for exemption from financial reporting requirements, it is suggested that you obtain a copy of the Campaign Finance Instruction and Bookkeeping Manual and carefully review it with your campaign treasurer. A copy of this manual is available for review at the Village Hall. 

EL-169 Nomination Paper for Nonpartisan Office

The EL-169 Nomination Paper for Nonpartisan Office form must be used for the submission of nomination signatures. No other form is acceptable. The forms may be copied or you can obtain additional copies of this form from the Village Clerk's office if necessary. 

Regularly Scheduled Elections

Spring Primary

Primary held on the third Tuesday in February to nominate non-partisan candidates to be voted for at the Spring Election.  State Statute 5.02(22)

Spring Election

Election held on the first Tuesday in April to elect judicial, educational, and municipal officers, and non-partisan county officers, and to express preferences for the person to be the presidential candidate for each party in presidential election years. State Statute 5.02(21)

Fall Primary

Primary held in even-numbered years on the second Tuesday in August, to nominate candidates to be voted for at the General Election, and to determine which candidates for state offices other than district attorney may participate in the Wisconsin election campaign fund. State Statute 5.02(12s)

General Election

Election held in even-numbered years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November to elect United States senators, representatives to congress, presidential electors, state senators, representatives to the assembly, district attorneys, state officers other than the state superintendent and judicial officers, and county officers other than supervisors and county executives. State Statute 5.02(5)