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Our office is now closed until 2020, but we are active all the time!

 

Mailing Address:

PO Box 721

Monroe, WI 53566

 

(608) 572-7287  Call/Text

greencodems@gmail.com

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Paid for by the Democratic Party of Green County. Chuck Phillipson, Treasurer.

 

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Get involved!

 Have a lot of time to help? Have very little time to help? Either way, we need your talents--even during the off-season!

Want to help but There is something for everyone, even if you don't want to talk to voters!

Available Opportunities

  • Canvassing (talking to voters at their homes)

  • Phone Banking (Calling voters. Can also sometimes be done from home.)

  • Literature dropping (leaving printed material at doors)

  • Working events such as fundraisers, meet-and-greets, and the Green County Fair

  • Hosting events/parties

  • Volunteering for charity (e.g. the food pantry)

  • Donating food for events

  • Donating office supplies

  • Writing letters to the editor

  • Making yard signs & painting the big signs

  • Staffing the office (currently only during fall elections in even years)

  • Window displays for office

  • Data entry 

  • Spreadsheet and database creation and maintenance

  • Social media and website maintenance

  • Graphic design

  • Photography and video production/editing

You can donate however much time that you'd like--we don't require a minimum commitment. Every little bit really does help. 

Sign up to volunteer and to receive our newsletter here

No time? Please join or contribute to the Party!

Not sure how you can help? Contact us and we will figure something out!

  

Voting Info

Photo ID required to vote

Check to see if you're registered and if info is current

Click here to find your Polling Place


You can vote early (in-person or by mail) from Monday through Friday, the 2 weeks prior to Election Day.

  • Contact your Municipal Clerk to request an absentee ballot or find out what hours are available for in-person early voting.

  • Here is a fillable Absentee Ballot Request Form

  • You do NOT need to provide a reason or "excuse" for voting early or absentee. 

  • If voting absentee by mail, you must request your Absentee Ballot by 5pm on the Thursday before Election Day. (You can make this request via email.)

  • You will need to provide a photocopy or scan of your Photo ID with your request for an Absentee Ballot.

  • If voting by mail, your Absentee Ballot must be received by your Municipal Clerk by 8pm on Election Day. (The postmark date does not count.) Mail in your ballot right away, or drop it off at your Municipal Clerk's office in-person!

  • If voting by mail, make sure your witness provides their full mailing address. Do NOT write "same."


Your employer is required to give you 3 hours off to vote on Election Day.
This time may be unpaid, and you need to request it at least 24 hours in advance. 
Here is a form you can complete and give to your Human Resources Manager.


Are you Registered to Vote?

If you have moved (even within Wisconsin or within the same town) since the last time you voted, you must register to vote at your new address. Click here to check whether you are registered.

  • You can Register to Vote on Election Day at the polls.

  • Photo ID is NOT required to register to vote; however, you can use a non-expired Wisconsin Driver's License or Photo ID card with your current address as proof of residence

  • You must provide proof that you reside at your current address, such as a utility bill, bank statement, paystub, lease, or property tax bill. Full list of acceptable proof of residence documents available here. (The poll worker will inspect your proof of residence document and hand it back to you.)

What about Photo ID?

Everyone will be asked to present Photo ID at the polls when they cast a ballot. This means you need to bring it with you to every election, even if the poll worker has known you their entire life. Visit the official Wisconsin Voter ID website here.
I have a Wisconsin Driver's License (or Photo ID Card) from the DMV:

  • Great! You're all set! (Note that a paper receipt from the DMV also works for voting.)

  • Your license does NOT need to have your current address; any Wisconsin address works.

  • Your license does NOT need to be current or valid; as long as the Expiration Date is on or after November 8, 2016, it will work for voting. If your ID is expired, check this website for more info.


My License is from another state, or I do not have one:

  • Drivers Licenses from out-of-state (e.g., Minnesota) do NOT work for voting.
    You'll need another form of ID...

  • Again, your ID does NOT need to have your current address.


I don't have any of the IDs listed above:

  • That's OK! But you will need to go to the DMV right away!

  • You do NOT need to provide a birth certificate or pay anything


Local DMV Service Center:​

        815 1st Ave.  (in the same building as Family Video)​​​

        Open Tuesday and Thursday, 7am-5pm

 

What if there's a problem?

If you are a US citizen and at least 18 years old, you have a RIGHT to Vote. Don't let anyone take that away from you. Be courteous, but firm. Poll workers and DMV staff are public servants (and our neighbors) who are doing their best, but Wisconsin's voting laws have changed so quickly it is possible that they may be acting on incorrect or incomplete information.

If you are told you cannot vote or cannot get a Photo ID:

  • Ask exactly why you are being denied a vote or Photo ID.

  • Ask to see the rule or policy they reference in writing, and what you would need to do in order to vote or get your ID. (It could be as simple as being at the wrong polling place.)

  • If you think a mistake has been made, or do not understand the reason for their decision, ask to speak to the Chief Election Inspector, your Municipal Clerk, or a DMV supervisor.

  • If you are unable to resolve the issue on site, contact one or more of the following resources:

    • WI Elections Commission Hotline - 866-VOTE-WIS (866-868-3947)

    • WI DMV Voter ID Hotline - 844-588-1069

    • Vote Riders (Photo ID issues) - 844-33-VTRID (844-338-8743)

    • WI Election Protection Coalition - 866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)

    • WI League of Women Voters - 608-256-0827

    • US Dept of Justice - Civil Rights Division - 800-253-3931

  • As a last resort, request a provisional ballot. Note that you may have to return to your Municipal Clerk with additional documentation by 4:00pm on the Friday (3 days) after Election Day.

 

 

Contact Your Elected Officials

Our elected officials are accountable to us, the voters. So exercise your rights and let them know what you think! Call, write, attend town halls and listening sessions and stand up for what's important to you. Politicians (of any party) want to get re-elected and will pay attention if enough of us raise the same issue.

 

If this sounds familiar, it's because the Tea Party used this strategy to great success, and there's no reason we can't make it work for more constructive priorities. Check out The Indivisible Guide for more info on this approach.

Who are my elected officials?

Click here to see all of your representatives at all levels of government. 

 

Federal (U.S.) Officials

 

President Donald Trump (R)

Official Website
Online Contact Form

The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500

White House Switchboard: 202-456-1414 

 

 

US Senator Tammy Baldwin (D)

Official Website
Online Contact Form

Washington, DC Office:
717 Hart Senate Ofc Bldg
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-5653
Toll-Free: 800-247-5645
US Capitol Switchboard: 202-224-3121

Eau Claire Office:
402 Graham St, Suite 206
Eau Claire, WI 54701-2633
Phone: 715-832-8424

Madison Office:
30 West Mifflin St, Suite 700
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 264-5338


Wausau Office:
2100 Stewart Ave, Suite 250 B
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715) 261-2611

US Senator Ron Johnson (R)

Official Website
Online Contact Form

Washington, DC Office:
328 Hart Senate Ofc Bldg
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-5323
US Capitol Switchboard: 202-224-3121

Oshkosh Office:
219 Washington Avenue, Suite 100
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: 920-230-7250

Milwaukee Office:
517 East Wisconsin Ave, Suite 408
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 276-7282 

Congressman Mark Pocan (D)

Official Website
7th Congressional District Map
Online Contact Form

Washington, DC Office:

1421 Longworth House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515


Phone: 202-225-2906
US Capitol Switchboard: 202-224-3121

Beloit Office:

2nd Thursday of the Month, 9:30-11:30am

100 State Street, 3rd floor

Beloit, WI 53511

Phone: (608) 365-8001


Madison Office

10 East Doty Street

Suite 405

Madison, WI 53703

Phone: (608) 258-9800

Fax: (608) 258-0377

State of Wisconsin Officials

 

Governor Tony Evers (D)

Official Website

Room 115 East
State Capitol
Madison, WI 53702

Phone: 608-266-1212

Find my Legislators

Click on map to find legistators

See this map if you don't know who your State Senator or Assemblyperson is (or enter your address here). Make sure you have the correct box checked in the upper left.

State Senator Janis Ringhand (D)

Official Website
15th State Senate District Map

Room 22 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707-7882

Phone: 608-266-2253
State Capitol Switchboard: 800-362-9472
Sen.Ringhand@legis.wi.gov

State Senator Jon Erpenbach (D)

Official Website

27th State Senate District Map

Room 7 South

State Capitol

P.O. Box 7882

Madison, WI 53707-7882

 

Phone: 608-266-6670

State Capitol Switchboard: 800-362-9472

Sen.Erpenbach@legis.wi.gov

State Senator Howard Marklein (R)

Official Website

17th State Senate District Map

 

Room 8 South

State Capitol

P.O. Box 7882

Madison, WI 53707-7882

 

Phone: 608-266-0703

State Capitol Switchboard: 800-362-9472

Sen.Marklein@legis.wi.gov

Assembly Rep. Mark Spreitzer (D)

Official Website
45th State Assembly District Map

Room 113 North
State Capitol
P.O. Box 8953
Madison, WI 53708

Phone: 608-266-1192 or 888-534-0045
State Capitol Switchboard: 800-362-9472
Rep.Spreitzer@legis.wisconsin.gov

​Assembly Rep. Sondy Pope (D)

Official Website
80th State Assembly District Map

Room 118 North
State Capitol
P.O. Box 8953
Madison, WI 53708

Phone: 608-266-3520
State Capitol Switchboard: 800-362-9472
Rep.Pope@legis.wisconsin.gov

​Assembly Rep. Todd Novak (R)

Official Website
51st State Assembly District Map

Room 304 North
State Capitol
P.O. Box 8953
Madison, WI 53708

Phone: 608-266-7502
State Capitol Switchboard: 800-362-9472
Rep.Novak@legis.wisconsin.gov

Green County & Local Officials

 

District Attorney Craig Nolen (R)

Official Website

Green County Justice Center
2841 6th St
Monroe, WI 53566
Phone: 608-328-9424

 

Other Local Officials


Green County Board of Supervisors

Green County Departments

Town, Village, & City Websites

 

Sheriff Jeff Skatrud (D)

Official Website

2827 6th Street 
P.O. Box 473 
Monroe, Wisconsin  53566


Phone: 608-328-9400

Area School Boards

Albany

Argyle

Belleville

Blackhawk (serves part of Browntown)

Brodhead

Brooklyn (Oregon School District)

Juda

New Glarus

Monticello

Monroe

Pecatonica (Blanchardville & Hollandale)

Map of School Districts here

 
 

Some Recommended News Outlets

Local

Monroe Times

Brodhead Independent Register

Brodhead Free Press

Post Messenger Recorder (Belleville, New Glarus, Monticello)

Pecatonica Valley Leader (Blanchardville & Argyle. No website.)

State

Madison.com (State Journal & Capital Times)

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

WisconsinEye

UpFront with Mike Gousha (clips online & Sundays, 9:30am)

WPR (Wisconsin Public Radio) (88.7, 91.3, & others. They carry NPR shows)

National

New York Times

Vox (online only site)

Contact Your Editor

 

Contact Your Editor

A great way to share thoughts and opinions on important issues of the day is through the newspaper.

 

Do you like to write?  We encourage you to get involved by submitting letters to the editor.  For your convenience, we have listed information regarding publications you may be interested in writing to.

If you'd like to submit a letter on your own, please include your full name, address, and phone number.

Monroe Times

400 words max

editor@themonroetimes.com  

Brodhead Independent Register

Letters must pertain to Brodhead or surrounding areas

400 words max   

news@indreg.com  

Brodhead Free Press

250 words max

brodheadfreepress@frontier.com

Post Messenger Recorder

(Belleville, New Glarus, Monticello)

Fill out form

Pecatonica Valley Leader

(Blanchardville & Argyle. No website.)

Submit by Monday at 10am for that week’s issue

blade@tds.net  

Wisconsin State Journal

200 words max

Fill out form  

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

200 words max

jsedit@journalsentinel.com