La Crosse interim clerk expects low voter turnout for Spring Primary

Wisconsin voters head to the polls Tuesday, February 15th. for the State’s spring primary election. City of La Crosse interim clerk Nikki Elsen says voter participation so far, is low. 

There are only two races on the ballot. City of La Crosse voters will choose the two finalists for Mayor and help choose the two finalists for State Superintendent. “There local elections are very important. These are your local representatives who make a lot of decisions on the local level.”, says Elsen.  Still; the interim clerk is only expecting turnout of around 19-percent. 

All 13 of the city’s polling places will be open and staffed with enough people to run the election and sanitize voting booths for COVID-19. Elsen says here staff will keep voters, who do take part, safe. 

Elsen expects results by 10 o’clock. Click HERE to find your polling place and which ID you will need to bring to the polls..