Wis. Stat. § 12.03

Current through Acts 2021-2022, ch. 30
Section 12.03 - Campaigning restricted
(1) No election official may engage in electioneering on election day. No municipal clerk or employee of the clerk may engage in electioneering in the clerk's office or at the alternate site under s. 6.855 during the hours that ballots may be cast at those locations.
(2)
(a)
1. No person may engage in electioneering during polling hours on election day at a polling place.
2. No person may engage in electioneering in the municipal clerk's office or at an alternate site under s. 6.855 during the hours that absentee ballots may be cast.
(b)
1. No person may engage in electioneering during polling hours on any public property on election day within 100 feet of an entrance to a building containing a polling place.
2. No person may engage in electioneering during the hours that absentee ballots may be cast on any public property within 100 feet of an entrance to a building containing the municipal clerk's office or an alternate site under s. 6.855.
3. No person may engage in electioneering within 100 feet of an entrance to or within a qualified retirement home or residential care facility while special voting deputies are present at the home or facility under s. 6.875(6).
(d) This subsection does not apply to the placement of any material on the bumper of a motor vehicle that is parked or operated at a place and time where electioneering is prohibited under this subsection.
(3) A municipal clerk, election inspector or law enforcement officer may remove posters or other advertising which is placed in violation of this section.
(4) In this section, "electioneering" means any activity which is intended to influence voting at an election.

Wis. Stat. § 12.03

Amended by Acts 2013 ch, 159,s 18, eff. 5/1/2014.
1973 c. 334; 1977 c. 427; 1979 c. 89; 1983 a. 484; 1993 a. 173; 2005 a. 451; 2011 a. 23.