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

By Lynne A. Fort, Stevens Point Journal,

2023-03-15

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Here's your guide to the April 4 spring general election in the Stevens Point 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 Stevens Point 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?

Stevens Point Mayor

  • Mike Wiza (i), Meleesa Johnson

More: Meet the candidates running for Stevens Point mayor in the April 4 election

Stevens Point City Council

  • District 1: Marc Christianson (i), Gracia Day
  • District 6: David Plaisance (i), Jason C. Behrendt
  • District 7: Mary Kneebone (i), Tim Johnson
  • District 9: Sam Lang, Keith Kedrowski

More: Meet the candidates running for Stevens Point Council District 1 in the April 4 election

More: Meet the candidates running for Stevens Point Council District 6 in the April 4 election

More: Meet the candidates running for Stevens Point Council District 7 in the April 4 election

More: Meet the candidates running for Stevens Point Council District 9 in the April 4 election

Stevens Point Board of Education (three seats)

  • Gee Pope (i), Chris Scott (i), Miguel Campos, Ted Kowalski, Robert Larson, Alex Sommers

More: Meet the candidates running for Stevens Point School Board in the April 4 election

Plover Village President

  • Ross Ballard, Gary Wolf

More: Meet the candidates running for Plover village president in the April 4 election

Plover Ward 2 Trustee

  • Darcy Grabski, Sara Luchini, Tim L Cisewski, Al Haga

More: Meet the candidates running for Plover Ward 2 village trustee in the April 4 election

Stevens Point Bliss, Mason, Prairie, Koch, Francis Street Reconstruction Referendum

Shall the City of Stevens Point reconstruct Bliss Avenue from Water Street to approximately Park Avenue, Mason Street from Water Street to approximately Park Avenue, Prairie Street from approximately the CN Railroad to Francis Street, Koch Street from Water Street to Prairie Street, and Francis Street from approximately Prairie Street to Water Street, including the replacement and/or installation of all pavement, curb, gutter, sidewalk, and multi-use trail at an estimated cost of $1,300,000?

Stevens Point Maria, Walker, Vincent Road Reconstruction Referendum

Shall the City of Stevens Point reconstruct Maria Drive from approximately Second Street to approximately Division Street, Walker Street from approximately Second Street to its west termini, and Vincent Street from Maria Drive to approximately Sixth Avenue, including the replacement and/or installation of all pavement, curb, gutter and sidewalk at an estimated cost of $2,900,000?

More: What Stevens Point voters need to know about the $4.2M road projects on the April ballot

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