LWVNOW providing Feb. 15 primary candidate information via VOTE411
For the Tomahawk Leader
NORTHERN WISCONSIN – Ahead of the Tuesday, Feb. 15 primary elections, the League of Women Voters of the Northwoods (LWVNOW) is offering candidate information, a voter registration tool, polling location information, and other election information via VOTE411.
In a release, LWVNOW said www.VOTE411.org is a “one-stop shop for election information” that provides “simple, easy tools to help Wisconsin voters navigate the voting process.”
As part of the VOTE411 resource, a Voters’ Guide to the candidates for the Feb. 15 primary elections in Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas counties is available on the website.
Among the local primary elections highlighted are the race for the School District of Tomahawk Board of Education seat representing the Towns of Nokomis, Wilson and Little Rice; and the race for the seat representing District 12 on the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors.
Jerrod Hock, Mandy Street and Ann Swenty are running for the school board post.
Julie DePasse and Jon K. Weiler are challenging incumbent Paul Gilk for the District 12 Supervisor position.
The top two vote getters in each race will face off on Tuesday, April 5.
“The League would like to thank the candidates who thoughtfully provided their responses and information,” LWVNOW stated. “This has provided constituents and the community the opportunity to learn more about them and their contributions when in office.”
“Voters in our communities need simple, accessible tools to help them navigate the voting process before they go to vote,” said Dorothy Skye, State President LWVWI. “VOTE411 is the nation’s premiere online election resource, and the League of Women Voters of the Northwoods has published our voter guide on VOTE411 to serve as a resource for all of the Northwoods voters.”
The LWVNOW encompasses Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas counties. The local league belongs to the state and national League of Women Voters, “a non-partisan organization devoted to helping members and fellow citizens develop educated political opinions and act upon them through the democratic process.” The league’s monthly meetings and sponsored events are open to all. Contact the league by emailing [email protected] or visiting www.lwvnow.org.