Village of Richfield, WI
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Richfield 8-4-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-8-2 (§ 2.02 of prior Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration of government — See Ch. 7.

§ 26-1 Ward boundaries established.

[Amended 6-16-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-6-3; 8-18-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-8-1]
As provided in § 5.15, Wis. Stats., the Village shall be divided into nine wards, the boundaries of which are as follows:
A. 
Ward No. 1: population 604; census blocks 2032, 2033, 3036 to 3040 and 3042 in census tract 460101.
B. 
Ward No. 2: population 2,008.
(1) 
Census blocks 3005 to 3011, 3017 to 3035, 3041 and 3043 to 3054 in census tract 460101.
(2) 
Census blocks 4020 and 4021 in census tract 460102.
C. 
Ward No. 3: population 977; census blocks 2001, 2003 to 2031 and 2034 to 2035 in census tract 460101.
D. 
Ward No. 4: population 1,302; census blocks 1024 to 1034, 1041 to 1050, 1062, 2000, 2002, 3000 to 3004 and 3012 to 3016 in census tract 460101.
E. 
Ward No. 5: population 1,563.
(1) 
Census blocks 1021 to 1023, 1035 to 1037, 1039, 1040, 1051 to 1054 and 1057 to 1061 in census tract 460101.
(2) 
Census blocks 1008 to 1025 in census tract 460102.
F. 
Ward No. 6: population 1,673.
(1) 
Census blocks 1047, 1061, 1071 and 1072 in census tract 450104.
(2) 
Census blocks 1000 to 1020, 1038, 1055, 1056 and 1063 to 1078 in census tract 460101.
(3) 
Census blocks 1000 to 1007 and 1026 to 1035 in census tract 460102.
G. 
Ward No. 7: population 1,072; census blocks 2000 to 2030 and 3004 to 3007 in census tract 460102.
H. 
Ward No. 8: population 1,371; census blocks 3000 to 3003, 3008 to 3024, 4006 to 4015 and 4019 in census tract 460102.
I. 
Ward No. 9: population 730; census blocks 4000 to 4005 and 4016 to 4018 in census tract 460102.

§ 26-2 Polling place. [1]

All primary, general, special, and other elections in and for each of the wards of the Village shall be held at Northbrook Church, 4014 STH 167, Richfield, WI.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 26-3 Polling hours.

The polls for all elections in the Village, unless otherwise provided by law, shall be opened at 7:00 a.m. and closed at 8:00 p.m. each election day.

§ 26-4 Voter registration.

A. 
Required. Pursuant to § 6.27, Wis. Stats., no elector of the Village shall be permitted to vote unless registered in the manner provided by the statutes and laws of the state.
B. 
Registry. The Village Clerk or designee shall have control of elector registration within the Village and shall prepare and revise the registry and is required to proceed with the registration of voters, all in the manner provided by the statutes and laws of the state.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 26-5 Election officials.

A. 
Appointment; duties; powers. Election officials for each polling place shall be appointed pursuant to §§ 7.30 and 7.32, Wis. Stats. Such election officials shall have all of the powers and perform all of the duties prescribed for such officers by statute. Inspectors shall serve as clerks of an election as may be necessary.
B. 
Alternate officials. The Village Clerk or designee is authorized to select alternate officials or two sets of officials to work at different times on election day.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
C. 
Reduction of number. The Village Clerk or designee may reduce the number of election officials for any given election to not fewer than three and redistribute the duties of such remaining election officials.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 26-6 Nonpartisan primary.

As provided in § 8.05(4), Wis. Stats., the nomination of elective Village officers shall be by nonpartisan primary election conducted in accordance with law.