When: Tuesday, April 6, 2021; polls open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Find your location: myvote.wi.gov. All absentee ballots must be requested by April 1st and be turned in to your municipal clerk by April 6th at 8 p.m. In-Person Absentee Voting will take place in the City Hall parking lot Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This will begin Tuesday, March 23 and run through Friday, April 2. If you plan to vote by mail, voters are strongly encourage to mail their ballots as soon as possible to ensure their ballot is received by the deadline.
What it’s about: Five Eau Claire City Council seats up for election. The council is made up of ten members and one president. Each member is elected for a 3-year term. Five members are elected from aldermanic districts and five members are elected at large. This year, the five aldermanic district seats are up for election. All five incumbents are seeking reelection and three of the incumbents are being challenged by an opponent.
Who can vote: The election is open to all eligible voters in the City of Eau Claire. To see which district you live in, click here.
Where you vote and who is on your ballot:
Why this questionnaire: The Good Government Council (GGC) is a committee of the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce dedicated to encouraging voter participation and providing members of the business community with non-biased information about candidates’ positions on important issues. Although the Chamber is active in policy issues, it is non-partisan and does not endorse political candidates.
Click here to candidate responses from each district:
Posted by Grace Hanson, Governmental Affairs Intern
Eau Claire Chamber
The Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce has more than 1,200 members.