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It's Election Day! Here's what you need to know

By Lynne A. Fort, Fond du Lac Reporter,

2023-03-15

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Here's your guide to the April 4 general election in the Fond du Lac area. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

There are lots of resources for voters at myvote.wi.gov . You can:

Here's the list of contested races for Fond du Lac voters

(i) denotes incumbent

State Supreme Court Justice

  • Daniel Kelly, Janet C. Protasiewicz

More: Wisconsin's Supreme Court race holds high stakes. Here's a breakdown of issues the next court could hear, from abortion to voting rules.

More: What to know about Janet Protasiewicz, liberal candidate facing Daniel Kelly in the 2023 Wisconsin Supreme Court election

More: What to know about Daniel Kelly, the conservative candidate facing Janet Protasiewicz in the 2023 Wisconsin Supreme Court election

State of Wisconsin Conditions of Release Before Conviction Referendum

Conditions of release before conviction. Shall section 8 (2) of article I of the constitution be amended to allow a court to impose on an accused person being released before conviction conditions that are designed to protect the community from serious harm?

State of Wisconsin Cash Bail Before Conviction Referendum

Cash bail before conviction. Shall section 8 (2) of article I of the constitution be amended to allow a court to impose cash bail on a person accused of a violent crime based on the totality of the circumstances, including the accused’s previous convictions for a violent crime, the probability that the accused will fail to appear, the need to protect the community from serious harm and prevent witness intimidation, and potential affirmative defenses?

More: Wisconsin legislators approve constitutional amendment on bail for the April statewide ballot

State of Wisconsin Welfare Benefits Referendum

Shall able-bodied, childless adults be required to look for work in order to receive taxpayer-funded welfare benefits?

More: April welfare referendum: What's on the ballot, what is existing policy, and what would it actually do?

Fond du Lac Board of Education (two seats)

  • Andrea Schultz (i), Richard Gedemer (i), Katie Moder, Joan Pennau

Rosendale-Brandon School District Referendum I

Shall the Rosendale-Brandon School District, Fond du Lac and Winnebago Counties, Wisconsin be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $1,500,000 per year for the 2023-2024 school year and the 2024-2025 school year, for non-recurring purposes consisting of operational and maintenance expenses?

Rosendale-Brandon School District Referendum II

Shall the Rosendale-Brandon School District, Fond du Lac and Winnebago Counties, Wisconsin be authorized to issue pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $35,700,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of a school building and facility improvement project consisting of:  construction of additions and renovations at Laconia High School to accommodate middle and high school students, including renovations to career, technical and agricultural education areas; construction of additions and renovations to the current Rosendale Intermediate School to accommodate all elementary students; acquisition of land for and construction of a connection road between the current Rosendale Intermediate School and Laconia High School; district-wide safety, security, building infrastructure, capital maintenance and site improvements; and acquisition of furnishings, fixtures and equipment?

More: Fond du Lac School District Board candidates answer questions ahead of election

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