Gubernatorial Recall Election

Wisconsin voters will have the opportunity to recall Republican Governor Scott Walker on Tuesday, June 5. A Democratic opponent will be chosen in a primary election on Tuesday, May 8. Four candidates are running on the Democratic ticket — Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett, who ran against Walker in 2010; former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk; Secretary of State Doug La Follette; and State Senator Kathleen Vinehout.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WTMJ-TV, Wisconsin Public Radio, and Wisconsin Public Television are co-hosting a candidate debate on Friday, May 4. The debate will air at 7 pm on public television and radio stations throughout Wisconsin. Livestream coverage of the debate will also be available on

More information about voter registration and polling place locations is available here. Photo identification requirements for voting are not being enforced while the Wisconsin Department of Justice appeals two separate court rulings that suspended enforcement of the new law.