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Current Schedules 2024 ELECTIONS:  (there will NOT be a spring primary in February for the City of Rhinelander)
  
         April 2 - Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election
         August 13 - Partisan Primary
         November 5 - General Election

Voter event Calendar for the April 2 - Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election

DATE EVENT STATE STATUTE
March 5th Last day for electors to begin to acquire residence for the Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election. Electors moving after this date may vote from their prior address 6.02(2), 6.10(3) – 28 days prior to election 
March 13 Deadline for voters to use mail or internet submissions to register for
participation in the Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election. After this date, electors must register in person in the municipal clerk's office or at the polling place

Municipal clerks send absentee ballot to electors with valid requests on file for the Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election as soon as they are available.
6.28(1) – must be postmarked no later than the 3rd Wednesday
before the election. Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. 

42 U.S.C 1973ff-1 Wis Stat 715(1)(cm)-as soon as ballots are available
March 19 Clerks issue absentee ballots in person in the clerk’s office or other
designated location(s). Start date set by municipality.
6.86(1)(b) – No earlier than 14 days before the election
****City of Rhinelander starts in-person absentee voting on March 19****
March 28 Deadline (5:00 p.m.) for regular and overseas electors to request absentee ballots by mail (online, email or fax) for the Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election. 6.86(1)(b) – 5th day before the election 
March 29 Deadline (5:00 p.m.) for indefinitely confined electors and military electors, not on active duty or away from their residence, to request absentee ballots by mail (online, email or fax) for the Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election. 6.86(1)(b) – Friday preceding the election
March 29 Deadline (5:00 p.m.) for electors to register to vote in the municipal clerk's office or other designated location(s).  6.29(2)(a) – Friday preceding the election
March 29 Deadline (5:00 p.m.) for electors (except hospitalized electors and
sequestered jurors) to make application in person for absentee ballots. Date set by municipality, in person absentee voting can end before this date. 
6.86(1)(b) – No later than Sunday preceding election
****In the City of Rhinelander, last day for in person early voting at the clerk's office is March 29**** 
April 2 Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election  5.02(21) – 1st Tuesday in April 
April 2  Deadline (5:00 p.m.) for military electors on active duty away from their voting residence to request absentee ballots 6.86(1)(b) – Election Day
April 2 Deadline (5:00 p.m.) for sequestered jurors to apply for an absentee ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election. 6.86(1)(b) – Election Day
April 5 Deadline (4:00 p.m.) for electors who voted provisionally to provide missing information to the municipal clerk.  6.97(3)(b) – the Friday after the election

 
City of Rhinelander Polling Places:

All districts vote at the Rhinelander Hodag Dome, 863 Hodag Dome Dr., Rhinelander, WI 54501.

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Find out what will be on you ballot here.

Maps

District 1 - Wards 1, 2, & 3                District 5 - Wards 7 & 8   
District 2 - Wards 4 & 5                  District 6 - Wards 14 & 16
District 3 - Wards 15 & 17                District 7 - Wards 9 & 12
District 4 - Wards 6 & 11                  District 8 - Wards 10 & 13
 

Wisconsin Elections are governed by Chapters 5-12 of Wisconsin State Statutes found here:
WI STATE STATUTES-ELECTIONS #5-12