Election Day: Here Are the Ones to Watch

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 https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Senate_District_10
Senate 16 D Madison area (East) https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Senate_District_16
Senate 26 D Madison area (West) https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Senate_District_26
Senate 30 D Green Bay and North https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Senate_District_30
Assembly 8 D Milwaukee https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_8
Assembly 11 D Milwaukee https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_11
Assembly 14 R Brookfield and Waukesha https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_14
Assembly 17 D Milwaukee https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_17
Assembly 29 R NW WI – St. Croix https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_29
Assembly 35 R NE WI – Lincoln and Langlade https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_35
Assembly 41 R Central WI – Adam, Green Lake https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_41
Assembly 48 D Madison (North) https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_48
Assembly 55 R Neenah-Appleton https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_55
Assembly 69 R Central WI – Wood, Jackson, Monroe https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_69
Assembly 76 D Madison (downtown) https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_76
Assembly 90 D Green Bay https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin_State_Assembly_District_90
U.S. House 1 D Racine-Janseville https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsin%27s_1st_Congressional_District
U.S. House 5 R SE Wisconsin – Dodge, Jefferson, Waukesha, Washington https://ballotpedia.org/Wisconsins_5th_Congressional_District


Make sure you get out and vote today! Visit MyVote.wi.gov 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.

By, Amber Seitz