Chapter 2.16
ELECTIONS

Sections:

2.16.010    Aldermanic districts.

2.16.020    Spring primary.

2.16.030    Polling places.

2.16.040    Appointment of alternative election officials.

2.16.050    Election day campaigning restricted.

2.16.060    Municipal board of absentee canvassers (central count).

2.16.010 Aldermanic districts.

A.    Designated. Pursuant to Section 62.08, Wisconsin Statutes, the boundaries of the city’s seven aldermanic districts shall be as shown on a map designated as the aldermanic district map of the city as adopted by ordinance. Such map shall be kept in the office of the city clerk. (Ord. 2131-08 § 1 (part), 2008)

2.16.020 Spring primary.

Whenever three or more candidates file nomination papers for an elective city office, a primary election shall be held for the nomination of candidates for such office. (Ord. 2131-08 § 1 (part), 2008)

2.16.030 Polling places.

The polling place for each aldermanic district shall be as follows:

1.    First Aldermanic District

Wards 1, 2 and 3

Immanuel Baptist Church

4250 N. 137th Street

2.    Second Aldermanic District

Wards 4, 5, 6 and 7

Burleigh Elementary School

16185 Burleigh Place

3.    Third Aldermanic District

Wards 8, 9 and 10

Dixon Elementary School

2400 Pilgrim Square Drive

4.    Fourth Aldermanic District

Wards 11, 12, 13 and 25

Hillside Elementary School

2250 N. Lynette Lane

5.    Fifth Aldermanic District

Wards 14, 15, 16 and 17

Public Safety Building, Court Room

2100 N. Calhoun Road

6.    Sixth Aldermanic District

Wards 18, 19, 20 and 21

Swanson Elementary School

305 N. Calhoun Road

7.    Seventh Aldermanic District

Wards 22, 23 and 24

St. Luke Catholic Church

18000 W. Greenfield Avenue.

(Ord. 2483-17 § 1, 2017; Ord. 2339-13 § 1, 2013; Ord. 2262-11 § 3, 2011)

2.16.040 Appointment of alternative election officials.

The city clerk shall have the discretion to hire election officials to work less than a full day on the day of the election. (Ord. 2131-08 § 1 (part), 2008)

2.16.050 Election day campaigning restricted.

A.    No election official may engage in electioneering on election day.

B.    No person may engage in electioneering during polling hours on election day within one hundred (100) feet of an entrance to a building containing a polling place.

C.    The city clerk, election inspector or law enforcement officer of the city may remove signs or posters or other advertising which is placed in violation of this section.

D.    For purposes of this section, “electioneering” means any activity which is intended to influence voting at an election, but shall not include the placement of signs or posters or other advertising on private real estate/property. (Ord. 2131-08 § 1 (part), 2008)

2.16.060 Municipal board of absentee canvassers (central count).

A.    Except as otherwise provided herein, the provisions of Sections 7.52 and 7.53(2m), Wisconsin Statutes, as amended, relating to the canvassing of absentee ballots and board of absentee ballot canvassers, are hereby adopted by reference.

B.    The common council of the city of Brookfield hereby establishes the municipal board of absentee ballot canvassers, pursuant to Section 7.53(2m), Wisconsin Statutes. The board and city clerk shall have the duties and authority to act as set forth in Sections 7.52 and 7.53(2m), Wisconsin Statutes. The city clerk may appoint additional inspectors under Section 7.30(2)(a), Wisconsin Statutes, to assist the board in canvassing absentee ballots under this section.

C.    The common council of the city of Brookfield hereby provides for the canvassing of absentee ballots by the municipal board of absentee ballot canvassers in lieu of canvassing absentee ballots at polling places, pursuant to Section 7.52(1)(a), Wisconsin Statutes, for all elections held in the city of Brookfield. (Ord. 2591-20 § 1, 2020)