Wausau Wisconsin

City Council

March 23, 2017

WMC 1.08.050 There shall be a board of canvassers, such board to consist of three members and an alternate, the clerk being a permanent member and the two remaining members and the alternate to be made up of qualified electors of the municipality designated by the clerk within a reasonable period of time prior to the date upon which an election is to be held. The terms and appointment of canvassers shall be pursuant to Section 7.53 (2) of the Wisconsin Statutes. (Ord. 61-4754 ยง1(part), 1991.)

SS 7.53(2)(a) Except as provided in par. (c), the municipal board of canvassers for municipal elections in each municipality utilizing more than one polling place shall be composed of the municipal clerk and 2 other qualified electors of the municipality appointed by the clerk. The members of the board of canvassers shall serve for 2-year terms commencing on January 1 of each odd-numbered year, except that any member who is appointed to fill a permanent vacancy shall serve for the unexpired term of the original appointee. If the municipal clerk's office is vacant, if the clerk cannot perform his or her duties or if the clerk is a candidate at an election being canvassed, the mayor, president or board chairperson of the municipality shall designate another qualified elector of the municipality to serve in lieu of the clerk for that election. If any other member of the board of canvassers is a candidate at the election being canvassed, the clerk shall appoint another qualified elector of the municipality to temporarily fill the vacancy.

Board of Canvassers Members
Representing Name Address Term Phone #
City Clerk Toni Rayala 407 Grant St. Term of Office 715-261-6620
Citizen Member Martin Burkhardt    3403 Seymour Ln. 2 Yr Term Ending: 12/31/12 715-842-8871
Citizen Member Russell Tonelli 603 Broken Arrow Rd .  2 Yr Term Ending: 12/31/12  715-675-4849
Alt Citizen Member      Mary Goede 407 Grant St. 2 Yr Term Ending: 12/31/12 715-261-6621