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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Absentee Voting & Sample Ballots for April 2 Election

Individuals who wish to vote early in the April 2 Election may vote in person March 13 - 29. Voters are reminded to bring proper photo identification. Voters may also submit a written request/application to have an absentee ballot sent to them.

Vote In Person

Voters have two options for voting absentee. The first option is to vote in person at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall.

The Clerk's 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. - 4:00 p.m.
    Wednesday, March 13 - Friday, March 15
  • 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Monday, March 18 - Friday, March 22

  • 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
    Monday, March 25 - Wednesday, March 27

  • 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Thursday, March 28 - through Friday, March 29

Vote by Mail

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, March 28. 
  • Requests for absentee ballots can also be made online at MyVote.wi-gov/en-us
  • The completed ballot must be received by Election Day, Tuesday, February 19, in order for it to be counted.

Sample Ballot

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.

Residents who have either moved or changed their name 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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