WISCONSIN, (WFRV) – Wisconsin will have an election this year to vote on who will be the new governor and lieutenant governor. But who are the candidates? When can you vote?
According to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, voters will first need to select a candidate to be a political party’s nominee during the Partisan Primary on August 9, 2022.
Then, everyone can place their final vote during the 2022 Fall Election – held on November 8, 2022.
Candidates for the Partisan Primary
To be able to be in the Partisan Primary, candidates had to file nomination paperwork by June 1, 2022.
Five candidates running for governor –
The following are the candidate for the Democratic party:
Candidates for the Republican party include:
Kevin Nicholson announced the suspension of his campaign for the Wisconsin governor position on July 5, 2022.
Running for lieutenant governor –
Wisconsin elections Commission shows 10 people are running for lieutenant governor.
In the Democratic party, there are:
- Peng Her
- Sara Rodriguez
And for the Republican party:
- Patrick Testin
- Will Martin
- Kyle Yudes
- Roger Roth
- David C. Varnam
- Cindy Werner
- David D. King
- Jonathan Wichmann
The incumbent, Mandela Barnes, has chosen not to rerun but instead is a candidate for United States Senator.
For all of the candidates listed above, you can choose your favorite during the Partisan Primary by voting at a polling place near you on August 9, 2022. To find out where you can vote, click here.