Today, Aug. 11, Wisconsinites across the state will vote in primary elections to determine who will be on the ballot in November. WBA is watching 18 elections in particular that could serve as bellwethers for the general election. Will incumbents have a stronger advantage? How will absentee voting impact the turnout? What issues are hottest with voters? 
These 18 primaries will offer clues.

Office District # Party of Primary Area of WI Website
Senate 10 R NW WI - Hudson
Senate 16 D Madison area (East)
Senate 26 D Madison area (West)
Senate 30 D Green Bay and North
Assembly 8 D Milwaukee
Assembly 11 D Milwaukee
Assembly 14 R Brookfield and Waukesha
Assembly 17 D Milwaukee
Assembly 29 R NW WI - St. Croix
Assembly 35 R NE WI - Lincoln and Langlade
Assembly 41 R Central WI - Adam, Green Lake
Assembly 48 D Madison (North)
Assembly 55 R Neenah-Appleton
Assembly 69 R Central WI - Wood, Jackson, Monroe
Assembly 76 D Madison (downtown)
Assembly 90 D Green Bay
U.S. House 1 D Racine-Janseville
U.S. House 5 R SE Wisconsin - Dodge, Jefferson, Waukesha, Washington


Make sure you get out and vote today! Visit to see what's on your ballot and find out your polling place. If you plan to vote in person, keep in mind your polling location may have changed due to adjustments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.