Wisconsin Elections Commission
Press Release

Independent Candidates for President File Paperwork


By - Aug 4th, 2020 07:10 pm

MADISON, WI – Five independent candidates filed signatures and paperwork today with the Wisconsin Elections Commission to get their names on the ballot for President of the United States in the state for the November 3 General Election.

Under Wisconsin law, independent presidential candidates can get on the ballot by filing a minimum of 2,000 valid signatures of Wisconsin electors on nomination papers, as well as a Declaration of Candidacy form for both the presidential and vice-presidential candidates.

These candidates filed papers today:

Copies of the nomination papers filed by all candidates will be available Wednesday on the Commission’s data website: https://BadgerVoters.wi.gov.

WEC staff will be reviewing the petitions in the coming days to determine sufficiency and that the candidates meet all qualifications to get on the ballot. All candidates are currently in pending status and have not yet been approved. Candidates for the November 3 General Election will be certified by the WEC at a later date.

Leave a Reply

You must be an Urban Milwaukee member to leave a comment. Membership, which includes a host of perks, including an ad-free website, tickets to marquee events like Summerfest, the Wisconsin State Fair and the Florentine Opera, a better photo browser and access to members-only, behind-the-scenes tours, starts at $9/month. Learn more.

Join now and cancel anytime.

If you are an existing member, sign-in to leave a comment.

Have questions? Need to report an error? Contact Us