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What is a General Election: A final eletion for a political office with a limited list of candidates.  The candidates in the general election are the people who won their party's primary elction.  General elections happen at local, state, and national levels.

NOTE: You cannot register the Saturday, Sunday, or Monday before an election, but you can register at the polling place on Election Day.


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Important Dates for the April 6 Spring Election
In the City of Oshkosh, you may vote Early In Person Absentee Voting two weeks prior to an election at the City Clerk’s Office. Please check the City of Oshkosh City Clerk Elections website page for up-to-date information.

Voter Registration Deadlines & Details: 

  • Wed., Mar. 17 - The deadline to register online or by mail (postmarked).

  • Fri., Apr. 2 at 4:30 p.m. - The deadline to register at your clerk's office or other designated location.

Absentee Voting Information

Instructions for Wisconsin Absentee Voters

Absentee By Mail Deadlines:

  • Thurs., Apr. 1 at 5 p.m. - The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail for regular and overseas voters.
  • Fri., Apr. 2 at 5 p.m. - The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail for indefinitely confined voters and military voters (not on active duty).
  • Tues., Apr. 6 at 8:00 p.m. – If you have already received an absentee ballot, you must return your absentee ballot by mail or delivery to your municipal clerk. Your ballot must be received by your municipal clerk no later than 8 p.m. on Primary Day, Feb. 16.

*Absentee Voter Signature of Witness offered at Oshkosh Public Library*
If you need a witness to sign your absentee ballot, a library staff member can provide a signature during business hours.
Here's how:

  • Call (920) 236-5205 or 236-5203 when you arrive at the library during business hours. You do not need an appointment.
  • A staff member will provide a witness signature on your absentee ballot.
  • Please bring a photo ID.
  • Please wear a mask and maintain physical distancing for everyone's health and safety.

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Early In Person Absentee Voting (Early Voting)
***Find your municipal clerk's office

You can vote absentee at your local municipal clerk's office. If you apply for an absentee ballot in your municipal clerk's office, or another designated location for in-person absentee voting, you will vote your ballot immediately in the clerk's office, seal your ballot in the proper envelope, and return it to a member of the clerk's staff. No ballots may be taken out of the clerk's office. You will need to show your acceptable photo ID for voting when voting by in-person absentee ballot.
Each city, village and town in Wisconsin is responsible for setting the dates and hours of in-person absentee voting for their municipality
More information about acceptable photo IDs can be found at


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Apr. 6 Election Results

Wisconsin StateSuperintendent of Public Instruction

Candidate Total Votes % Votes
Jill Underly 291,041 56.3%
Deborah Kerr 225,949 43.7%

Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District 2

Candidate Total Votes % Votes
Shelley Grogan 114,994 57.6%
Jeffrey Davis (Incumbent) 84,753 42.4%

Winnebago County Executive

Candidate Total Votes % Votes
Jon Doemel 13,062 53.9%
Mark Harris (Incumbent) 11,171 46.1%

Oshkosh Mayor

Candidate Total Votes % Votes
Lori Palmeri (Incumbent) 4,517 51.9%
Kris Larson 4,183 48.1%

Oshkosh Common Council

Candidate Total Votes % Votes
Bill Miller 3,921 17.9%
Aaron Wojciechowski 3,860 17.6%
Courtney Hansen 3,757 17.1%
Jake Krause (Incumbent) 3,731 17.0%
Lateria Garrett 3,660 16.7%
Michael Beardsley 2,987 13.6%

Oskosh Area School Board

Candidate Total Votes % Votes
Beth Wyman 8,066 28.4%
Chris Wright 6,122 21.6%
Kristopher Karns 5,089 17.9%
Jim Evans (Incumbent) 4,868 17.1%
Robert Rigoni, Jr. 4,261 15.0%


What's On My Ballot?
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Government Sites

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Fact Checking

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General Resources

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Political Parties

Winnebago County Democratic Party
Address: 480 N Main St, Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: (920) 479-6052

Winnebago County Republican Party
Address: 738 N Main St, Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: (920) 303-9270




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Campaign Finance

Federal Election Commission – Official United States Government website that tracks campaign finance and donations.

WI Campaign Finance Data


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