The quickest way to find out if you are registered to vote, to find out where to vote, and to find sample ballots for an upcoming election is to follow the My Vote Wisconsin link:
IMPORTANT! If you have moved or changed your name since the last time you voted or haven’t voted in a few years, you will have to re-register to vote. You can register www.myvote.wi.gov
If the information listed for you on My Vote Wisconsin is current and correct, you are registered and ready to vote for the next election.
Spring Election - Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Alderperson, District 2 Lynn Wakefield 2- year term
Alderperson, District 3 Joy Knudson 2- year term
Alderperson, District 4 Mike Kennedy 2-year term
Municipal Judge Susan Gherty 4-year term
The term for alderperson begins on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. The term for all other offices begins on May 1, 2024. Alderperson terms are for two years, and the municipal judge is four years.
Information concerning aldermanic district boundaries may be obtained from, Becky Eggen, City Clerk at 505 Third Street and at www.hudsonwi.gov
The first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2023, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, in the office of the city clerk.
If a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Acceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this election. If you do not have a photo ID, you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles.
Election results can be found on St. Croix County's website using the link below.
MUNICIPAL BOARD OF ABSENTEE CANVASS
- April 4, 2024 - 10:00am -City Hall Council Chambers, 505 3rd Street, to process all absentee ballots received through 8:00pm
- Absentee Ballots Issued -
- Absentee Ballots Returned -
If interested in running for an Alderperson seat, please complete the Candidacy Paperwork Packet.
ALDERMANIC DISTRICT AND WARD INFORMATION
Maps of the City Aldermanic District can be found at the following link:
- Aldermanic Districts 1 and 5 vote at the new Hudson Fire Department, 2121 Ward Avenue
- Aldermanic Districts 2 and 6 vote at Faith Community Church, 777 Carmichael Road
- Aldermanic Districts 3 and 4 vote at Hudson United Methodist Church, 1401 Laurel Avenue
If you are not registered in the City of Hudson or you now have a different name or different address than what is listed on the My Vote Wisconsin website, you will need to register or re-register. This is the case even if you move to a different apartment in the same building or complex.
The deadline for registering at the Clerk’s office is 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before any election. There is no voter registration on the day before the election. You may also register to vote on any Election Day at the polls.
For more information on voter registration, please follow the link on the upper left side of this page.
Photo Voter ID is required in the State of Wisconsin:
Please review the information at this link on the Wisconsin Election Commission’s website regarding the Voter ID requirements in the State of Wisconsin: Photo Voter ID Information
Additional questions on the election and voting can be directed to City Clerk Becky Eggen via email or at 715-716-5748.
ABSENTEE VOTER INFORMATION
In-person absentee voting begins approximately three weeks prior to each election and ends at 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before each election. No absentee ballots will be issued after that date.
The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail or email is 5:00 p.m. the Thursday before each election.
If you have been mailed an absentee ballot, it must be returned to the City by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
More detailed information on the absentee voting process can be found at the link on the left side of this page.
WISCONSIN ELECTION LAW
For information about Wisconsin election laws, click on this link to see the Wisconsin Elections Commission's website: Wisconsin Elections Commission
Election inspectors, sometimes called "poll workers," staff the polling places on Election Day. Election Inspectors’ duties include setting up the polling place, preserving order, registering electors, recording electors, issuing ballots, monitoring voting equipment, counting votes, and properly completing the required forms.
If you want to be interested in learning more about becoming an Election Inspector please contact the City Clerk Becky Eggen at 715-716-5748 or by email.