Candidates for Elected Office
An election will be held in the City of Brookfield on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 to elect Alderman positions in Districts 1 through 7, and Municipal Judge (city-wide). If a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The four year terms for Aldermen begin Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The four year term for Municipal Judge begins May 1, 2020.
Information concerning aldermanic district boundaries may be found by clicking the following link: Aldermanic Boundary Map Opens a New Window.
If you are not an incumbent, you must file a campaign finance statement upon formulating your intent to run for public office, however you may not circulate nomination papers until Saturday, December 1, 2019 and the deadline for filing nomination papers is 5:00 pm., on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 in the office of the City Clerk.
Please read and carefully follow all instructions for the filing of candidacy forms so you will have success in getting your name on the ballot. Following is the candidate’s packet to gain access to the ballot at the Spring 2020 Election along with a Candidate’s Handbook to help you:
Candidate Packet Opens a New Window.
Campaign Finance Resources from the Wisconsin Ethics Commission:
For Candidates (also listed on Candidate Overview page):
- Lifecycle of a Candidate Committee recording (11.5 minutes), PowerPoint - Covering registration, filing exemption, and termination of a candidate committee.
- Local Candidate Duties and Prohibitions recording (15 minutes), PowerPoint - Covering various responsibilities of a local candidate committee.
- Campaign Finance Reporting Requirements recording (9 minutes), PowerPoint - A walkthrough of how to file campaign finance reports.
Questions concerning candidacy may be directed to the Office of the City Clerk at (262) 782-9650.
To obtain voter information, walking lists or participation reports from the Statewide Voter Registration System you must go online at the Badger Voters site to obtain the information (Following is the link for your convenience)