2016 Elections

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State Bar 2016 Elections: Officer and Board of Governors' Candidates

The State Bar will elect a president-elect, a secretary, and a Judicial Council representative in April 2016. The president-elect serves a one-year term before becoming president. The secretary holds the position for two years, while the Judicial Council representative serves a three-year term.

Officer Candidates



Judicial Council

Division Presidents-elect

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is the State Bar's policymaking body. Governors serve two-year terms.

Districts 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, and 16 will elect governors in 2016. District 2 (Milwaukee) elects five; District 6 (Waukesha) elects two; District 9 (Dane) elects four; and all other districts elect one.

To be considered for a seat on the Board of Governors, members must submit a petition to the State Bar by March 1, 2016, that is signed by 10 active members in their district. Candidates will be announced in March.

Timing of Elections

State Bar election ballots will be mailed no later than April 8, 2016, and must be returned by April 22, 2016. Persons elected will take office July 1, 2016.

Find out more about these and other State Bar leadership opportunities.​​​​​​​​

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