Elections

NEXT ELECTION – FEBRUARY 21, 2023, SPRING PRIMARY
(if required)

NEXT ELECTIONS
2023 Spring Primary (if required) – February 21, 2023
2023 Spring Election – April 4, 2023


NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election to be held in the Village of Cleveland on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed.  The term of office is two years, and begins on Tuesday, April 18, 2023.

OFFICE INCUMBENT
Village President Jake Holzwart
Village Trustee John Ader
Village Trustee Jason Berdyck
Village Trustee Debi Cevaal

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the first day to circulate nomination papers is Thursday, December 1, 2022, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, in the office of the Clerk-Treasurer.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.

Stacy Grunwald, Village Clerk-Treasurer


RUNNING FOR LOCAL OFFICE

Interested in appearing on the Spring Election ballot as a candidate for Village Trustee or Village President?  The following materials are provided:

  1. Notice of Spring Election
  2. Campaign Finance Registration Statement (CF-1).  Should be returned as soon as you know you will circulate nomination papers and prior to raising or spending money, but absolutely must be filed in the Clerk’s Office by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
  3. Declaration of Candidacy (EL-162).  Due in the Clerk’s Office by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
  4. Nomination Papers for Nonpartisan Office (EL-169).  Due in the Clerk’s Office by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Note the following rules for circulating nomination papers:

  • Signatures must be obtained from 20-100 eligible voters in the Village of Cleveland during the period December 1 through January 4. Any signatures dated prior to December 1 will not count toward your requirement.
  • No person may sign the papers for more than three candidates for Village Trustee (the number of open seats) or one candidate for Village President.
  • Only persons eligible to vote in the Village of Cleveland may sign. Being eligible to vote does not mean the person must be a registered voter.
  • Street addresses must be used. A signature with a post office box will not count toward your requirement.
  • Every person collecting signatures for you must be at least 18 years of age and circulate a separate nomination paper.
  • A nomination paper cannot be left unattended or posted in the manner of a “sign-up” sheet.
  • The ‘Certification of Circulator’ section at the bottom must be signed by the circulator.

Please call the Clerk’s Office at (920) 693-8181 if you have any questions.


REGISTER TO VOTE

Stop at the Clerk’s Office and register to vote if you have never voted in Wisconsin before, or have changed your name or address since the last time you voted.  The Wisconsin Voter Registration Application form is here: Wisconsin Voter Registration Application.

Not sure if you are already registered? Go to https://myvote.wi.gov/en-US/RegisterToVote and enter your name and date of birth. You will be told if you are in the system and at which address. If all is correct, no need to register again!


ABSENTEE VOTING NOTICE

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, and who has resided in Cleveland for at least 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must be registered and provide proof of identification to receive an absentee ballot.

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing.

Contact the Clerk’s Office by mail, email, or fax and request an application for an absentee ballot, or submit a written request that includes your Cleveland street address; the address where the absentee ballot should be sent; and your signature.  (Email requests do not require a signature.)  You can also submit the request through the My Vote Wisconsin website at https://myvote.wi.gov (encouraged as the fastest process to send you the ballot).

Application for Absentee Ballot
Application for Absentee Ballot (Fillable).

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail:

If there is a Spring Primary, the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot by mail will be 5pm on Thursday, February 16, 2023.

Any ballots received after polls close on an election day will not be counted.

Note: Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror. If this applies to you, contact the Clerk’s Office regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

Voting an absentee ballot in person:

You may vote an absentee ballot in person during the in-office absentee voting period (dates to be announced) during Village Hall open hours, Monday and Thursday, 10:00am — 2:00pm, or by calling 920-693-8181 to make an appointment.  Voting will take place at the Cleveland Village Hall, 1150 W. Washington Ave., Cleveland.

No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before an election.

 


ELECTION RESULTS

November 8, 2022, General Election
703 Ballots Cast: 621 in-person; 82 by absentee ballot
62% Turnout of Registered Voters
For local General Election results, click here: Vote Totals by Candidate

August 9, 2022, Partisan Primary
351 Ballots Cast: 339 in-person; 12 by absentee ballot
40% Turnout of Registered Voters
For local Partisan Primary results, click here: Vote Totals by Candidate

April 5, 2022, Spring Election
224 Ballots Cast: 197 in-person; 27 by absentee ballot
26% Turnout of Registered Voters
For local Spring Election results, click here: Vote Totals by Candidate

April 6, 2021, Spring Election
319 Ballots Cast: 275 in-person; 44 by absentee ballot
34% Turnout of Registered Voters
For local Spring Election results, click here: Vote Totals by Candidate

February 16, 2021, Spring Primary
95 Ballots Cast: 66 in-person; 29 by absentee ballot
10% Turnout of Registered Voters
For local Spring Primary results, click here: Vote Totals by Candidate

November 3, 2020, General Election
868 Ballots Cast: 520 in-person; 348 absentee ballot
95% Turnout of Registered Voters
For local General Election results, click here: Vote Totals by Candidate

August 11, 2020, Partisan Primary
202 Ballots Cast, 18% Voter Turnout of Estimated Voters
For local Partisan Primary results, click here: Vote Totals by Candidate

April 7, 2020, Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary
429 Ballots Cast, 38% Voter Turnout of Estimated Voters
For local Spring Election results, click here: Vote Totals by Candidate

February 18, 2020, Spring Primary
169 Ballots Cast, 15% Voter Turnout of Estimated Voters
For local Spring Primary results, click here: Vote Totals by Candidate