Voting by Absentee Ballot (August 4, 2017 Spring Election)

April 4, 2017
Spring Election


                                                                                      VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

                           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.

                           You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing

                           Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an 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 may make application for an
                           bsentee ballot by mail, email or in person.

                           Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

                                               The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is
                                                           5 pm on the fifth day before the election, Thursday, March 30, 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.

                          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.
                                          Karen Herman, 920-730-9345
                                          N6051 12 Corners Rd, Black Creek (location of town hall)
                                          By Appointment

                           The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is / was:
                                                                                                3/14/2017 By Appointment

                           The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office:
                                                                                                4/2/2017 By Appointment
                            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, 2017.  Any ballots received after the polls
                            close will not be counted.


    TYPE E NOTICE |Rev 2016-08 | Wisconsin Elections Commission, P.O. Box 7984, Madison, WI  53707-7984 |
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