The State of Wisconsin will conduct their Republican presidential primary election on Tuesday. We’ve got some new info for you that will really have you prepared when it comes time for you to cast your vote.
First, you’ll need to know where to vote
State sponsored content on voting in Wisconsin’s Tuesday primaries, for Democrats, and Republicans, can be found at this web link HERE. The State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board is the state entity responsible for managing elections in Wisconsin. From their website:
The mission of the Board is to ensure accountability in government by enforcing ethics and lobbying laws, and to enhance representative democracy by ensuring the integrity of the electoral process. To carry out this mission, the G.A.B. and its staff direct their energies toward providing for an informed electorate. The G.A.B. is a source of information about the election process, and the activities and finances of candidates for public office.
The G.A.B. and its staff are committed to ensuring that Wisconsin elections are administered through open, fair and impartial procedures that guarantee that the vote of each individual counts, and that the will of the electorate prevails. The Board uses information technology and the Internet to make information readily available to the public about the financing of political campaigns, elections, lobbying, and financial interests of public officials. The Board and its staff are dedicated to enforcing the election, ethics, lobbying and campaign finance laws vigorously to reduce the opportunity for corruption and maintain public confidence in representative government.
Next, you need to know about the candidates
There are three remaining candidates in the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, which will take place officially July 18-21, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Here are your choices:
- Texas Senator Ted Cruz – Cruz is considered to be the far right candidate, and is presently in second place in the national race for the nomination. You can find out more about the positions of Senator Cruz by simply starting at this weblink: HERE.
- Ohio Governor John Kasich – Governor Kasich is considered to be the moderate candidate, and is currently in third place behind Cruz. You can find out more about the positions of Governor Kasich by starting at this weblink: HERE.
- Business leader and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump – Donald Trump is considered to be the populist candidate among the Republicans, and is presently in first place in the race for the nomination. You can find out more about the positions of Donald Trump by starting at this weblink: HERE.
Finally, do your research!
Take the time to read up on the three candidates, then vote your conscience on election day. All of your starting points are right here on this page. Once you have finished your research, you are now ready to vote!
Most questions can be answered by visiting My Vote Wisconsin by clicking this weblink: HERE.
We encourage every eligible, registered voter to cast your ballot on election day. It is not a requirement; it is a privilege and an honor to vote! Best wishes for the candidates you choose on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.