Running for Public Office

The Town Board of Supervisors consists of a Town Chair and four Supervisors who are at-large and represent the entire town’s population. Two Supervisors are elected to two-year terms which expire in even years. Two Supervisors are elected to two-year terms expiring in odd years, along with the Town Chair.

The Municipal Judge is elected for a four-year term expiring in odd years with the term commencing on May 1. A law degree is not required for the Municipal Judge’s position.

Town elections are held the first Tuesday in April. The seat is taken by the newly elected supervisor on the evening of the annual town meeting held on the third Tuesday in April.

To run for office, nomination papers are available at the Town Clerk’s office or at the Government Accountability Board website. The Town Clerk or Deputy Clerk can assist you throughout the process.

View the Ballot Access Checklist for Municipal Candidates seeking office to obtain information on the filing of forms and deadlines for filing in the Clerk’s office.

Pursuant to Wis. Stats., these papers must be filed with the Town Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday in January.

Candidates running for Municipal Judge must also file a Statement of Economic Interests with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board by 4:30 p.m. on the third business day following the deadline for filing nomination papers.

If any of the required forms are not filed by the deadline, the candidate’s name will NOT be placed on the ballot.