Candidates’ Answers

Spring Primary, February 19, 2019


2019 Elections

Spring Primary February 19
Spring General Election April 2

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  • Because there are no statewide or countywide primary races or referenda, only some Dane County voters will have a primary election on February 19, 2019. Check your registration, find your polling place, see what's on your ballot and find contact information for your municipal clerk at

  • Polls will be open from 7 am to 8 pm.

  • Vote absentee by mail. Request your absentee ballot by emailing your municipal clerk, or request online at Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and received by your clerk by February 19.

  • See where and when you can vote absentee in person (early voting) if you are a City of Madison resident or a City of Fitchburg resident. Others should check with their municipal clerk (check

  • Voter photo ID is required to vote. Be sure you have a valid ID for voting!

  • See Voting (in the footer of every page) for more information, including how to register to vote.

Read Candidates' Answers to our questions for these primary races:

Candidates’ Answers is compiled from questionnaires sent to the candidates by the League of Women Voters of Dane County (LWVDC). All candidates were invited to participate by postal mail, by email, and with an email reminder. Candidates who did not reply by the deadline have [NO REPLY] after their name. Candidates’ replies are printed exactly as the candidates wrote them. The candidates were given a 100-word limit for each question. Answers that exceeded the limit are truncated with the notation [WORD LIMIT]. 

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