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Posted on: March 3, 2023

Voting by Absentee Ballot

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk. Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.

A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered to receive an absentee ballot. 

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing or online at

Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the election. You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter, or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature. You may make application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email, or at In-person applications can only be submitted on or after March 21, 2023.

Making Application to Receive an Absentee Ballot by Mail

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is: 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2023.

Note: Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror. If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

Voting an Absentee Ballot in Person

You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.

Kari Yenter, City Clerk
1515 Strongs Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Hours for Receiving In-Person Absentee Ballot Applications:
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, March 21, to March 29, 2023
7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 30, 2023 and Friday, March 31, 2023

The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 7:30 a.m.

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office is Friday, March 31, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election.

The municipal clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close on April 4, 2023. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

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