April 4, 2023 Spring Election

Listed below are the local candidates for the Monona City offices and Monona Grove School Board for the April 4, 2023 Spring Election in the order they will appear on the ballot:

Mayor Candidates (1 open seat)

  1. Mary O'Connor
  2. Kristie Goforth

Alderperson Candidates (3 open seats)

  1. Doug Wood
  2. Nancy Moore
  3. Ryan Claringbole
  4. Rick Bernstein

School Board (2 open seats)

  1. Elizabeth Cook
  2. Rachelle Miller

You may find information on individual candidates on the internet, from the League of Women Voters, and in print media such as the City's Official Newspaper the Herald-Independent.

To see a complete listing of all offices and candidates on the Spring Election ballot, visit myvote.wi.gov.

Absentee Ballots for the Spring Election

If you are returning your absentee ballot in person on or before election day, you must return it to City Hall. The City Clerk must deliver all absentee ballots to the polls by 8:00 pm in order to be counted, so please be sure to have your absentee ballot to City Hall by 7:30 pm on election day.

Absentee ballots will be mailed by March 14, 2023 to voters who have requests on file. After this date, requests will be fulfilled within one business day of receipt. The deadline for applying to receive an absentee ballot by mail is March 30, 2023.

You can request that an absentee ballot be mailed to you online at https://myvote.wi.gov/en-US/VoteAbsentee. You can also submit a paper application for an absentee ballot, or you can request a ballot by sending a letter or email to the City Clerk. Your request must list your Monona address, the address where you'd like your ballot sent, the date of the election you're requesting a ballot for, your signature, and a copy of proof of identification.  You can check the status of your absentee ballot request at https://myvote.wi.gov/en-US/VoteAbsentee. Absentee ballots can be returned via the U.S. Mail, or they can be brought into City Hall.

Contact Us

  1. Alene Houser

    City Clerk

    Contact the Clerk's office
    5211 Schluter Road
    Monona, WI 53716
    Ph: 608-222-2525
    Fx: 608-222-9225

In-Person Absentee Voting (Early Voting) for the Spring Election

Voters may vote in-person absentee (early vote) for the April 4 election at Monona City Hall from Tuesday, March 21 through Friday, March 31 as follows:

Tuesday, March 21
8:00 am-5:00 pm at City Hall
Wednesday, March 22
8:00 am-5:00 pm at City Hall
Thursday, March 23
8:00 am-5:00 pm at City Hall
Friday, March 24
8:00 am-5:00 pm at City Hall
Saturday, March 25
8:00 am-noon at City Hall
Monday, March 27
8:00 am-5:00 pm at City Hall
Tuesday, March 28
8:00 am-5:00 pm at City Hall
Wednesday, March 29
8:00 am-5:00 pm at City Hall
Thursday, March 30
8:00 am-5:00 pm at City Hall
Friday, March 31
8:00 am-5:00 pm at City Hall

Registering to Vote

You can register to vote:

The last day for any voting activity in City Hall for the April Spring Election is Friday, March 31 at 5:00 p.m. 

No absentee voting or voter registration can take place on Monday, April 3.