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Spring Primary Election:  Tue, Feb 19

The Spring Primary Election was held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Town Hall.

Results of Spring Primary for Town Board Chairperson

  • Bob Collins - 109
  • Brian Henry - 124
  • James Bechen - 84

2019 Election Dates & Notices

  • February 19, 2019: Spring Primary
  • April 2, 2019: Spring Election
Notice of February 13, 2019 Public Test of Voting Equipment for the February 19, 2019 Spring PrimaryPDF
Notice of February 19, 2019 Spring PrimaryPDF
Sample Ballot for February 19, 2019 Spring PrimaryPDF
Notice of February 19, 2019 Spring Primary - Voting by Absentee BallotPDF Revised 01-18-2019
Notice of April 2, 2019 Local ElectionPDF
Notice of April 2, 2019 Judicial ElectionPDF


Running for Local Office

Jan 8, 2019:  The candidate filing period has ended.  A spring primary will be held on February 19, 2019 and then a spring election will be held on April 2, 2019.

Nov 4, 2018:  Candidacy filing and nomination papers are now available for anyone interested in running for local office in the Town in 2019.  See the Running for Local Office page for more details and the required forms.  Offices that will be up for election in 2019 are:

  • Town Board - Town Chairman (currently held by Tom Marx)
  • Town Board - Supervisor 1 (currently held by James Brooks)
  • Town Board - Supervisor 2 (currently held by James Bechen)
  • Harmony Grove Sanitary District Board - Seat (currently held by Martin Sears)
  • Okee Sanitary District Board - Seat (currently held by Jim Seaton)
  • Lodi School District Board - Seat (currently held by William Wipperfurth)
  • Lodi School District Board - Seat (currently held by Karl Westphal)
  • Eastern Columbia County Joint Municipal Court - Judge (currently held by William Breunig)

General Election Resources

Photo ID Required To Vote

Remember that you will need to show a Photo ID to the poll workers on election day.  For most residents, that will probably be your Wisconsin driver license.  There are several other acceptable Photo ID's such as a U.S. passport, a military ID card or a State Photo ID card available for free from the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles.

Register To Vote

Registering to vote in your local municipality is the first step to participate in any election in Wisconsin.  All voters must be registered.  You only need to register once unless you move to a new home address, in which case you would need to register again with the new address.  When you register to vote, you are simply declaring the exact address where you live and providing proof of residence at that address.

The registration process does two things:  it limits each voter to one specific address and it uses that address to determine all of the voting jurisdictions that apply to you for each election.  The process of voter registration places you within one specific voting ward of your local municipality (village, city or town).  The Town of Lodi is divided into five voting wards.  The Town of Lodi also has three special voting districts:  the Okee Sanitary District, the Harmony Grove Sanitary District, and the Harmony Grove Lake Protection District.

You can register to vote electronically at MyVote Wisconsin, by mail, or in person at the Town Hall.  Please bring your Photo ID (and a proof of residence if your Photo ID will not also accomplish that) to the Town Hall during weekday business hours.  It is recommended to register ahead of time, however It is also possible to register to vote on the day of the election.

What Offices Appear On The Ballot

Ballots can include offices at every level of government (local, county, state and federal).  Terms of office vary for different positions.  See our Elected Representatives for the Town of Lodi page for a complete summary of every possible elected office that may appear on a Town of Lodi ballot.  One or more referendum questions could also be on the ballot, if any have been filed.

Election Staff

Chief Election Inspectors

 Jodi Burgess
Jan Haupt
Karen Koehn

 Election Inspectors

Susan Benson
Kay Bernards
Joen Bilse
Peggy Ford
Trish Frankland
Neil Heskin
Sandra Hoke
Rose Holerud
Carl Hubbard
Lori Hubbard
Catherine Manowske 
 Joan Marshall
Eileen Mathwig 
Sandi McNamer
Julie Moskal
Nancy Oldroyd
Tom Quackenboss 
Kate Robbins
Shirley Schommer
Jackie Smith
Jim Zavoral
Belinda Zeman