Elections – Fall 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

We have an opportunity to elect candidates who support and value public education this November.  Can you help?  Volunteers are needed to help “Get Out the Vote” in November.  When voters turnout in high numbers, public education wins!  Volunteer Information

The candidates listed below have been recommended and endorsed by MTI Voters Political Action Committee.   Be a voter in November!

Candidate / Office Questionnaire / Website
Federal Offices (WEAC Endorsed)
Tammy Baldwin
US Senate
Mark Pocan
US Representative 2nd CD
Statewide Offices
Tony Evers
MTI Candidate Questionnaire 
Mandela Barnes
Lt. Governor
MTI Candidate Questionnaire
Doug La Follette
Secretary of State
Sarah Godlewski
State Treasurer
Josh Kaul
Attorney General
State Senate Districts
Michelle Zahn – SD-13 https://zahnforsenate.com/meet_michelle/
Janis Ringhand* – SD-15 http://legis.wisconsin.gov/senate/15/ringhand
Kriss Marion – SD-17 https://www.krissforwisconsin.com/
Jon Erpenbach – SD-27 https://www.jonerpenbach.org/
State Assembly Districts
Ann Groves LloydAD-42 https://www.annforwisconsin.com/
Don Vruwink  – AD-43 https://www.donvruwinkforassembly.com/
Mark Spreitzer AD-45  http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/45/spreitzer
Gary Hebl* – AD-46 http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/46/hebl
Jimmy AndersonAD-47 http://jimmyforassembly.org/#meet-jimmy
Melissa Agard Sargent * – AD-48 http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/48/sargent
Chris Taylor* – AD-76 http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/76/taylor
Shelia Stubbs* – AD-77                   https://sheliastubbs.com/
Lisa Subeck * – AD-78 http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/78/subeck
Dianne Hesselbein * – AD-79 http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/79/hesselbein
Sondy Pope* – AD-80 http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/80/pope
Dave Considine* –  AD-81 https://daveconsidine.com/
* uncontested in the general election

Volunteer Opportunities:

Sign-up for one volunteer shift before Election Day!
Volunteer Events at the Labor Temple Rm. 212

GOTV GRILL OUT, Saturday, November 3, 9 am – 8 pm
Make calls or canvas, then stay and GRILL OUT with other volunteers and staff at the Labor Temple.

Final GOTV Shifts – Phone calls and canvassing!
Sunday, November 4, 1 pm – 8 pm
Monday &Tuesday, November 5 & 6, 9 am – 8 pm

Bilingual volunteers needed!  Help is needed to reach out to Spanish speaking households.  If you can help with this effort, contact Kim Moon at: kim_moon@ibew.org or (608) 733-9258, or Jeff Knight at: knightj@madisonteachers.org or (608) 257-0491.

Use the Relational Voter Program – (Friends and Family):  Come up with a list of people in your circle of friends, family or neighbors who you can ‘adopt’ for the election cycle.  Write their names down and do your best to make sure they vote, from gaining their commitment to asking them about their voting plan.  Start the conversation with the drop-off voter problem and how important this election is for our schools.  Download the form and Get Out the Vote!

Volunteer Opportunities through DPW – link shows events across the state meant to boost voter turnout!

Early voting is available through Friday, November 2, at all Municipal Clerk Offices and through November 4 at some Madison locations.  The links below will provide the details on early voting where you live!

Bring a proper Voting ID:  www.bringit.wi.gov

Voting Information

NOTE: A valid Voter ID is required to vote (details at the link, goes to Wisconsin GAB Website)

Voter ID Information: City of Madison

How to obtain a Free Wisconsin ID for Voting: Click Here!


My Vote Wisconsin – Check your registration status, find your polling location and obtain a personalized sample ballot

Registering to Vote in Madison
Request an Absentee Ballot (City of Madison Only)

Registering to Vote (Dane County)

Registering to Vote (Wisconsin)

Wisconsin GAB – Voter Information Center
Information and Frequently Asked Questions

Absentee and Early Voting Information

Other Related Links:

School Board Policies Regarding Political Action