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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Absentee Voting & Sample Ballots for Feb. 20 Election

Individuals who wish to vote early in the Spring Primary may vote in-person starting Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Voters must bring proper photo identification. Voters may also submit a written request/application to have an absentee ballot sent to them.

City Clerk John Moe reminds voters that they have two options for voting absentee. The first option is to vote in-person. Beginning Wednesday, January 31, 2018, voters can vote at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall.

The office at City Hall, 1515 Strongs Ave., will be open on the following dates and times for in-person absentee voting:
  • 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Monday through Friday 
    January 31 through February 14
  • 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Thursday through Friday
    February 15 through February 16
The second option voters have is to submit a written request/application to have an absentee ballot sent to them.

Requests to receive an absentee ballot by mail must be received by the Clerk’s Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 15. The completed ballot must be received by Election Day, Tuesday, February 20, in order for it to be counted.

Some examples of acceptable Photo IDs include a Wisconsin Driver License, Wisconsin State ID, Wisconsin Driver or State ID receipt, U.S. Passport or Card, U.S. Uniformed Services ID, Tribal ID, Certificate of Naturalization, University or College ID that is voter ID compliant. University or college students who do not have an acceptable form of photo identification for voting purposes can contact their school administration to obtain a voting compliant ID card. For additional information on which documents can be used as photo identification, please visit the website http://bringit.wisconsin.gov or contact the Clerk’s Office at 715-346-1569 for more information.

Clerk Moe reminded residents who have either moved or changed their name that they will need to re-register before they will be allowed to vote. Applications for absentee ballots and voter registration are available at the Clerk’s Office and on the City’s website.

Please note that there are exceptions for military voters and indefinitely confined electors. Residents may contact the Clerk’s Office at 715-346-1569 for more information.


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City of Stevens Point, 1515 Strongs Ave., Stevens Point, WI 54481 | Phone 715-346-1569