La Crosse polling sites reduced from 13 to 8 because of COVID-19
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – The number of polling places in the city of La Crosse will be reduced from 13 to 8 for the primary election Tuesday.
The cutback is the result of Mayor Tim Kabat’s declaration of a local state of emergency to protect the public from the spread of coronavirus during the election.
Kabat and City Clerk Teri Lehrke determined that the changes are in the best interest of the public’s health and safety.
In addition, the following polling places have been moved:
- District 2 — Moved from the Harry J. Olson Senior Citizen Center to the Black River Beach Neighborhood Center at 1433 Rose St.
- District 3 — Shifted from Myrick Park Center to the UWL Recreational Eagle Center at 15th Street and Farwell Street.
- District 5 — Relocated from the UWL Student Union to the UWL Recreational Eagle Center.
- District 7 — Moved from Hogan Administrative Center to UWL Recreational Eagle Center.
- District 9 — Moved from Southside Neighborhood Center to the Coulee Recovery Center at 933 Ferry St.
- District 11 — Relocated from Living Word Christian Church to UWL Recreational Eagle Center.
Voters can find their polling places at the Wisconsin voting website.
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