The drawing for name placement on the ballot for Merrill’s aldermanic candidates in Districts 1 & 2 for the April 3, election will be held today. The drawing will be done at 10:00 A.M. in the Common Council Chambers at City Hall.
There are no local primaries today. But, Almost 30-percent of Wisconsin communities will hold local primary elections today – the first to require voters to show photo I-D’s under the new law which passed last year. Approximately 525 cities, villages, and towns will have primaries for various local government and school board positions. There are no statewide contests today.
Voters will have to sign in before getting ballots. The first statewide test of the new I-D law will be on April third, when Wisconsin holds its presidential primary on the same day that local contests will be decided.