Greenfield Election Preview: Voter ID, Where To Vote, Candidate Info

City, county and national races make for a full ballot on Tuesday; be informed before you head out and cast your ballot.

Unless you've been abroad (for example, interplanetary travel), you know that it will be time to head to the polls on Tuesday. We've listed information about the candidates in all contested races on our page.

There are no contested races any of the , but both the Greenfield and Whitnall School Board will have new members after tomorrow's vote.

Two-thirds of the candidates last month, and five of the six vying for three seats did . Incumbent Rick Moze is trying to retain his seat; challengers Len Cich, Paul Palama, Russ Spahn, Brad Spohnolz and Cathy Walsh are also on the ballot.

The candidates — incumbent Mike Clarizio, Quin Brunette, Jon D. Jones and Eileen Valaitis — , just days before being at the voters' mercy.

Voter Information

The polls for all districts open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

The city has six polling places: , and elementary schools; , the and the . To determine your polling place, visit the City of Greenfield web site. Voters also may call the city clerk's office at 414-329-5219 with any other questions.

Milwaukee County Races

In addition to the school board races, voters also will be casting ballots for various Milwaukee County races, though all races involving Milwaukee County Supervisors are uncontested.

Milwaukee County Court Judge seats in and are up for grabs, as is the . And Greenfield residents will get a chance to share their opinion on the .

Primary Race for President

Oh, yes...that too. Although there are four active candidates campaigning for the Republican nomination for president, all candidates who have thrown their hat in the ring will still be listed on the ballot: Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum.

Although there are no expected challengers to the sitting Democratic President Barack Obama, it still exists as an option to write in. Please note you will be required to fill in the preferred party you will vote in first, then pick an individual candidate within that party.

Election Law Changes

While the Voter ID law had taken effect and impacted the primary races in February, a recent injunction has put the . Residents may still be asked for a current photo ID showing proof of residence, but it is not required. You will be required to sign in to the voter roll book when you arrive at the polls.

David Cotey April 03, 2012 at 11:42 AM
It's Election Day! Who are you voting for? Locally? In the presidential primary?
Alicia Smokowicz April 03, 2012 at 11:48 AM
Mitt Romney. Len Cich, Brad Sponholz
David Cotey April 03, 2012 at 12:51 PM
Curious what it is you like about Romney over Santorum or anyone else, if you don't mind sharing.


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