Wisconsin's Spring Election: What you need to know

Posted at 1:58 AM, Apr 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-04 09:15:23-04

Wisconsin's spring election is Tuesday, April 4, 2017. 

State offices to be elected are State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Supreme Court Justice, Court of Appeals Judge (Districts 1, 2 and 4), and Circuit Court Judge. 

Incumbent Tony Evers faces challenger Lowell Holtz in the race to become Wisconsin's next state superintendent of schools.

The contest is the only statewide race on the ballot in Tuesday's spring election. 

The state Elections Commission predicts turnout will be between 13 percent and 18 percent. 

Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. 

Click here to register to vote. 

Click here to find out where you vote. 

You'll need a valid ID in order to vote. 

There are a myriad of local races, as well as 65 referendums to raise local property taxes to pay for school construction projects and other needs. 

Voters in the Green Bay Area Public School District will be asked to vote on borrowing more than $68 million to resolve capacity issues and to increase safety at several elementary schools. 

The Denmark School District has a referendum on the ballot asking voters to approve borrowing $14 million for high school building improvements.