Friday, February 15, 2013
With the election season under way, this is what every Fox Point and Bayside resident needs to know about voting in the Feb. 19 primary election.
We want to make sure you've got all the information you need before hitting the voting booth on Tuesday, Feb. 19. See below for information on the upcoming election and a breakdown of every race, with links to individual candidate profiles. Registration: Haven't registered to vote yet? Download both Fox Point and Bayside's voter registration form here. Polling locations: Your specific polling location can be found on the My Vote Wisconsin site. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Here are the polling places in Fox Point and Bayside: Sample Ballot: To see a sample ballot, go to the state's My Vote Wisconsin website and enter your address. Here are the races and candidates who will be on the primary ballot. Ed Fallone Vince Megna Pat…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Bayside voters will still go to the middle school for the February primaries, but they will be headed to a different entrance to access the gymnasium.
Bayside's polling booths will move from the Bayside Middle School multi-purpose room to the school's gymnasium for the Feb. 19 primary election. Bayside officials and Fox Point-Bayside school officials announced the change in the village's sole polling location Thursday. According to a news release, voting operations will remain at Bayside Middle School, but will be moved from the multi-purpose room, which was accessed through the south entrance (Standish Place entrance); to the gymnasium, located on the north side of the building (Ellsworth Lane). The move helps provide easier access for voters, additional room for voting equipment and poll workers, and also provides an added aspect of security to the Bayside Middle School building, …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The candidates and issues impacting Fox Point, Bayside, Milwaukee County and Wisconsin.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Village officials say it is strange to see such a high percentage of votes turned in before voters can even get an absentee ballot in person.
With little more than three weeks before the Nov. 6 election, both Fox Point and Bayside are seeing an unusually high number of requests for absentee ballots. Three percent of voters in Fox Point, and 2.3 percent in Bayside, have already cast ballots, with many more out. "I was shocked to hear that we had that," Bayside Village Manager Andy Pederson said. "Usually we don't have that much traffic. To have that amount of people coming in already, is just very surprising to us." Voters have been able to physically go to their village clerk and fill out a form requesting an absentee ballot be mailed to them. However, starting on Monday, regular absentee voting begins and voters can pick up their ballot in person. Pederson said usually there …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Stay up-to-date on the happenings surrounding the recall election, get info on the candidates that will be on the ballot, learn where to vote, and read a list of things to know about voting from the Government Accountability Board.
Throughout the day Tuesday, Fox Point-Bayside Patch will hit the polls and report turnout numbers, lines, and complications at voting locations. Check back throughout the day to see how Wisconsin's historic recall election is playing out locally. If you have any updates or observations to report while you were out voting, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, or cite them in the comment thread below. 5:59 p.m. Bayside reporting 66 percent voter turnout. 2:22 p.m. O'Malley reporting 51.8 percent voter turnout in Fox Point Wards 1-4. She says this election process has been smoother than the primary regarding voter confusion. 12:30 p.m. "Voting was smooth and easy at the Fox Point Police station. I waited until about 10 a.m.," Susan …
Monday, April 2, 2012
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 Election Central page. Although there are three school board elections on the ballot, only one is a contested race. Incumbent Debbie Friberg and challenger Eilene Stevens will vie for the open Fox Point-Bayside School Board seat. The candidates had presented their views during a forum on Wednesday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on April 3. Here are the polling places in Fox Point and Bayside: If you're not sure where to vote or whether you're registered, check out the state's Voter Public Access web site. You also can find a …