VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
DECEMBER 19, 2017
Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. 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 10 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot. Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.
TO OBTAIN AN ABSENTEE YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST IN WRITING
Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both. You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter. 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 must include a copy of an acceptable form of Photo ID. You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail, email or in person.
THE DEADLINE FOR MAKING APPLICATION TO RECEIVE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT BY MAIL IS 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY,
DECEMBER 14, 2017.
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.
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.
Mon-Thurs 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Tanya Batchelor, Clerk Felicia Germain, Clerk
City of New Richmond Village of Somerset
156 East First Street 110 Spring Street
New Richmond, WI 54017 P.O. Box 356
715-246-4268 Somerset, WI 54025
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Patsy Johnson, Clerk Monday - Thursday
Village of Star Prairie Michael Burke, Clerk
P.O. Box 13 Township of Star Prairie
207 Bridge Avenue 2118 Cook Drive
Star Prairie, WI 54026 Somerset, WI 54025
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Jeri Koester, Clerk
Township of Somerset
P.O. Box 248 - 748 Hwy 35
Somerset, WI 54025
Contact the following municipal clerks for an appointment between the hours of 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Dale Clarkson, Clerk Donna Preece, Clerk
Village of Deer Park Township of Richmond
112 Front Street W1753 Margaret Street
Deer Park, WI 54007New Richmond, WI 54017
Sharon Balcerek, Clerk Deina Schirmer, Clerk
Township of Stanton Township of Warren
2245 County Road T 720 112th Street
Deer Park, WI 54007 Roberts, WI 54023
Jackie Mitchell, ClerkBrenda Kaczmarski, Clerk
Township of Erin PrairieTownship of Cylon
1530 190th Street2401 County Road H
New Richmond, WI 54017Deer Park, WI 54007
THE FIRST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE IS DECEMBER 4, 2017.
THE LAST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE IS 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017.
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 December 19, 2017. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.
_______________________________________ (Pub. 12/07/17) WNAXLP