2015 ELECTION DATES:
Spring Election - April 7, 2015
Sample Ballot for Whitnall SD, Wards 20, 22A, 22B
Sample Ballot for Oak Creek-Franklin Joint SD, Wards 8, 12, 15A, 15B, 16
Sample Ballot for Franklin SD, Wards 1-14, 15A, 15B, 16-21, 22A, 22B, 23
U.S. Supreme Court Decision Blocks Wisconsin Voter Photo ID Law
Late Thursday, October 9, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued an order blocking implementation of Wisconsin's voter photo ID law for the November 4, 2014 General Election. More information about the impact of this decision will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Any information on this website stating that voter photo ID is in effect for the November 4, 2014 General Election should be disregarded.
Franklin Government District Viewer: Click here to view instructions and disclaimer and access the interactive mapping application for distinguishing which Aldermanic, Ward, County Supervisor, and State Assembly/Senate District you reside in.
Voter Registration Application & Instructions
Click here to check current Voter Registration information.
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.
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. (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.)
THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE REGULAR HOURS OF OPERATION REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR ABSENTEE (EARLY) VOTING - 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. MONDAY THRU FRIDAY.