2018 Election Schedule 

Partisan Primary:  August 14, 2018

NOTICE OF EFFECT OF CROSSOVER VOTING IN A PARTISAN PRIMARY IN WISCONSIN:  Electors may vote for candidates of only one political party.  Select a political party ballot from the party preference section at the beginning of the ballot.  Connect the arrow or fill in the oval in the space designated for the ballot of your choice.  If you designate a party preference, and then cast a vote for a candidate in another party or write in a name under another party, only those votes cast for candidates of the party designated will count.  If you do not designate a party preference, and vote for candidates of more than one party or write in a name under another party, none of your votes will be counted.  You must cast a vote for individual candidates. 

Sample Ballots for August 14, 2018 Partisan Primary Election:

-AD1, Wds 1-3; AD2, Wds 4-7; AD3, Wds 8-11; AD4, Wds 13-15A;
       AD5, Wds 16-19; AD6, Wds 20-22A, 23

-AD4, Ward 12 & 15B
-AD6, Ward 22B

General Election:  November 6, 2018 


Wisconsin Now Requires a Photo ID to Vote

On Monday, March 23, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued an order declining to hear an appeal of Wisconsin's voter photo ID law.  On advise of the Wisconsin Attorney General, the photo ID law will be enforced for Elections after April 2015.  For complete details on Voting in Wisconsin and the Voter Photo ID Law, please refer to the following resources:

Voter Information Center - Wisconsin Elections Commission

Acceptable Photo IDs for Voting in Wisconsin    


Voter Registration:


Voter Registration Information
Voter Registration Application & Instructions

here to check current Voter Registration information.
Voter Registration Guide

To avoid long lines or possible lack of required registration documentation by those who have not previously registered and are registering at the polling locations on Election Day, eligible voters are encouraged to register to vote prior to an Election.  Voters already registered in the City of Franklin are also encouraged to contact the City Clerk’s office if your name has changed or you have moved within Franklin since you last voted in Franklin. Check your current registration information by contacting the Franklin City Clerk’s office or access the information directly here. Residents that are not registered to vote in the City of Franklin can download and fill out the Voter Registration Application and instructions, which includes a section for changing information such as your name or address, or contact the City Clerk's office at 425-7500.  No voter registration can occur on Saturday, Sunday, or Monday before an Election; however, qualified voters can still register on Election Day at their correct polling location.  The requirement for residing in a municipality prior to an Election is now 28 consecutive days.  Please refer to the Voter Registration Guide for complete details. 


Absentee Ballots:

Absentee Voting Guide
Application for Absentee Ballot

Following submittal to the Clerk's office of a completed Application for an Absentee Ballot, registered voters can receive a ballot in the mail or can vote in person at the City Clerk's office.  NOTE:  A valid photo ID must be provided when voting by absentee ballot unless you are a type of voter that is either exempt by statute or may have an alternative process to verify your identity.  Please refer to the Absentee Voting Guide for complete details.  (Absentee voting in the City Clerk's office is now restricted to the 2 weeks before an Election and ends at the close of business the Friday before an Election.)       




Polling Hours:  7 a.m .to 8 p.m.

Polling Locations:                       Aldermanic District/Ward Map 

District 1 Franklin City Hall, 9229 W. Loomis Road
Wards 1, 2, 3
District 2 Franklin Law Enforcement Center, 9455 W. Loomis Road
Wards 4, 5, 6, 7
District 3 The Polish Center of Wisconsin, 6941 S. 68th Street
Wards 8, 9, 10, 11
District 4 Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road
Wards 12, 13, 14, 15A, 15B
District 5 Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road
Wards 16, 17, 18, 19
District 6 St. Martin of Tours Church, 7963 S. 116th Street
Wards 20, 21, 22A, 22B, 23


City Clerk's Office
9229 W. Loomis Road
Franklin, WI  53132

Phone:  414-425-7500
Fax:  414-425-6428
Hours:  M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sandra L. Wesolowski, City Clerk