Home : Election Information




NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the Town of River Falls, on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 the following individuals were nominated to be placed on the ballot for the following town offices:   

                        OFFICE:                                             NAMES ON SPRING BALLOT:


            Town Board Chairman                                   Diana G. Smith

            Town Board Supervisor I                               Mark Leier

                                                                                   John Galgowski

            Town Board Supervisor II                              Siri Smith

            Town Clerk                                                     Ruth Stern

            Town Treasurer                                              Rita M. Kozak


The Term for all offices is for two years beginning on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.    


Ruth Stern, Clerk





Tuesday, November 4, 2014


Governor/Lieutenant Governor


Mary Burke/John Lehman                                          527

Scott Walker/Rebecca Kleefisch                                557

Dennis Fehr/No Candidate                                             5

Robert Burke/Joseph M. Brost                                    13


Attorney General


Susan V. Happ                                                            517

Brad Schimel                                                              526

Thomas A. Nelson, Sr.                                                 34


Secretary of State


Doug La Follette                                                         541

Julian Bradley                                                             484

Jerry Broitzman                                                           11

Andy Craig                                                                   34


State Treasurer


David L. Sartori                                                          501

Matt Adamczyk                                                          501

Andrew Zuelke                                                            11

Ron Hardy                                                                   33

Jerry Shidell                                                                21




Ron Kind                                                                    615

Tony Kurtz                                                                  476




Darrel Laumann                                                          480

Dean Knudson                                                            573

Laurie Kroeger                                                              32


Pierce County Sheriff


Nancy Hove                                                                670

Bill Parks                                                                     414


Pierce County Clerk of Circuit Court


Peg M. Feuerhelm                                                       833


Referendum Question – Creation of a Transportation Fund


Yes                                                                                 800

No                                                                                   236



Total # of Absentee Ballots Still Outstanding:               6






Before an absentee ballot can be issued there must be a written request for the ballot which includes your town address, the address you would like the ballot sent to, and your signature.  Requests for absentee ballots should be submitted to:  Town Clerk, Ruth Stern, W8378 760th Ave., River Falls, WI  54022 (FAX: 715-426-3461 or e-mail: clerk@riverfallstown.com).   The  last day that absentee ballots can be mailed out to the elector is the Thursday preceding the Tuesday election date.  Ballots can usually be mailed out starting a month prior to the election upon receipt of the written request.   Please request absentee ballots as early as possible.

Per Wisconsin election regulations, in-person absentee balloting is limited to 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., Monday-Friday for two weeks prior to the election date, with the exception of the Friday right before the election.  On the Friday right before the election in-person absentee balloting must be completed by 5:00 P.M.  Please call the Town Clerk for an appointment at 715-425-7373.

For the November 4th, 2014 election in addition to appointment hours as mentioned in the preceding paragraph, there will be poll workers at the River Falls Town Hall on Thursday, October 30th from 5:00-7:00 for those town residents that would like to absentee vote.  Please be sure to bring a written request for the absentee ballot.



To vote in Wisconsin you must first register to vote.  You can obtain the voter registration form online by going to the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board website http://gab.wi.gov. Click on "forms" and then "GAB-131, Voter Registration Form".  Voter registration forms are also available from the River Falls Town Clerk at 715-425-7373 or at the polls on election day.  Proof of town residence is required in order to complete a voter registration form.  Types of accepted proof of residence are listed on the GAB-131.  Completed voter registration forms can be mailed along with proof of residence to:  Ruth Stern, Town Clerk, W8378 760th Ave., River Falls, WI  54022.


Polling Hours:  7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M., River Falls Town Hall, W9015 770th Ave. 



Voting and Election Information

To check the status of your absentee ballot or check your voter history

State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board

The State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board has all the forms available for download at their web site. Below are links to some of the most requested forms.

GAB-121 Absentee Ballot Request

GAB-131 Voter Registration Application