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2022 Spring Election Information

Two Board of Education seats will be open for school board members during the April 5, 2022, election: one Village of Sussex seat (three-year term ending April 2025) and one At-Large seat (three-year term ending April 2025).

Packets containing election materials such as the Campaign Registration Statement, Declaration of Candidacy form and other pertinent documents will be available Monday through Friday, except holidays and holiday-observance days, at the Hamilton District Office. Those wishing to declare candidacy for school board member may pick up a packet and file Campaign Registration Statements and Declaration of Candidacy paperwork beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2021, through Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at 5 p.m. Forms are also available on the Wisconsin Ethics Commission and Wisconsin Elections Commission websites.

An elector in the district is eligible to be a School Board member. Candidate qualifications include (EL-162sd): “At the time of filling the Declaration of Candidacy, a candidate shall meet the applicable age, citizenship, residency and voting qualification requirements…” Candidates will be 18 years of age or older, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the Hamilton School District for at least 28 consecutive days prior to taking office on the fourth Monday in April. Candidates will also affirm they “have not been convicted of a felony in any court with in the United States which (they) have not been pardoned.”

If more than two individuals file a Declaration of Candidacy form for the same position listed above, a primary election will be held on Feb. 15, 2022. The two candidates receiving the most votes during the primary election will have their names placed on the spring ballot for the April 5, 2022, election.