Thursday, March 28, 2013
Friday is the last day for residents to vote early in person for Tuesday's election and clerks' offices across the state, including Waukesha's, are required to be open.
With the spring election on Tuesday, municipal clerks' offices across the state - including Waukesha - are required to be open on Good Friday. The clerk’s office at Waukesha City Hall will be open for in-person absentee voting and other election details that day. All of City Hall is open for business on Good Friday, according to Gina Kozlik, acting clerk/treasurer. Friday is the deadline for in-person voting. You may also cast an absentee ballot by mail, but it must be postmarked no later than Tuesday. Here is more information on voting early in Wisconsin. "The absentee voting statutes provide no exemption from or postponement for deadlines occurring on the Thursday or Friday before the Spring Election, regardless of their relationship to …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Lynnie Lindblom, a sophomore at Waukesha West High School, shares how she took her showcase photo.
Photography students at Waukesha West High School are showcasing their work at Waukesha City Hall. The students were recognized during a special public viewing at City Hall Tuesday night where aldermen and city leaders praised their work. Sophomore Lynnie Lindblom shares with Waukesha Patch in a video how she used light to take her photography piece. Want to check out the artwork? The photography pieces are on display on the second floor.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Waukesha County is funding a $250,000 study to review the space needs at the Waukesha County Courthouse.
With Waukesha County looking into its spacing needs at the courthouse, the City of Waukesha could get involved for one joint project. It’s only an idea at this point, but with the completion of a space needs analysis at City Hall and with the county beginning to look at space situation, City Administrator Ed Henschel said he thinks there could be a way for collaboration with the county. The consultants for Bray Architects, which conducted the city’s space needs analysis, wrapped up its review of City Hall in October. City Hall was built in 1966 and the possibilities of remodeling, rebuilding or remodeling the building would come at a high cost to the city. “By sheer coincidence, the same day that Bray submitted their report, I was meeting …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
More than 21 percent of registered voters have cast a ballot for Tuesday's election.
More than 21 percent of registered voters in Waukesha have already cast their ballot for Tuesday's presidential election. Almost 9,000 absentee votes have been cast in person and via the mail as of 1:15 p.m. Thursday, according to the clerk's office. There are 41,884 active registered voters. Early voting ends Friday in Waukesha. Early voting has become increasingly popular over the years, and that trend is expected to continue. Across the country, the percentage of early voters increased from 16 percent in 2000 to 33 percent in 2008, according to CBS News, which said the number could go as high as 40 percent this year. Residents can register in advance of the election at City Hall until Nov. 2. Voters can also register at the polls on …