2022 Spring Primary completed in Wisconsin

Voters selected school board members, county and municipal administrators in Tuesday’s primary.
Published: Feb. 15, 2022 at 3:57 PM CST
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Polls have closed across Wisconsin and the Spring Primary totals are being tallied by county clerks throughout the state.

You can track the results for western Wisconsin here.

Eau Claire County, which had a school board primary for its largest district, reported an approximately 14.11% voter turnout. Another county with a school board primary in its largest district, La Crosse, reported a 16.48% voter turnout with 5,671 ballots cast.

A registered write-in candidate advanced in the primary for Black River Falls School Board. Iftikhar Memon earned the 3rd-highest vote total out of five people on the ballot plus three registered write-in candidates, becoming one of four people to advance to the Spring Election.

In Menomonie, incumbent school board member David Styer, who is the board’s president, failed to advance from the primary. In Sparta, incumbent school board member Ed Lukasek, the board’s treasurer, also did not make it to the Spring Election after primary results were tallied Tuesday night.

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Several primaries for school board and municipal administrators are being held across western Wisconsin on Tuesday.

The Spring Primary this year features a number of crowded school board races in areas like Eau Claire, Menomonie and La Crosse, while county and city administrator primaries are being held in Eau Claire, Chippewa, Vernon, Trempealeau and La Crosse counties as well as cities like River Falls, Marshfield and Viroqua.

Voting is open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Not all areas have a Spring Primary. You can find your sample ballot, voting location and check your voter registration at MyVote Wisconsin.

Wisconsin County Clerks will post the Spring Primary results on their county websites. For a list of county websites, you can visit the Wisconsin Elections Commission website.

correction: The Eau Claire County Clerk's Office previously indicated turnout was 8.1% among eligible voters and 13.7% among voters who were registered prior to election day. The Clerk's Office acknowledged Wednesday that they calculated the figure based on the total number of eligible voters over the age of 18 county-wide rather than those eligible to vote in Tuesday's primary. The actual figure is 14.11% of registered voters.

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