Vote Early, Vote Absentee!
Voting absentee is easy, here’s some information you’ll need to get started:
If you are not already registered to vote in Wisconsin, you will need to register to vote before an absentee ballot can be sent to you. You can register to vote at the same time you request an absentee ballot. Fill out the registration form and send in with your absentee ballot request.
You can request your absentee ballot 3 different ways:
1. Request by mail
Download the application here. Complete the form and mail it to your municipal clerk’s office. Municipal Clerk Listing. The application must be received by the clerk no later than 5:00pm on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you.
2. Request by Email or Fax
Send an Email or Fax to your municipal clerk. Municipal Clerk Listing. This request should be made no later than 5:00pm on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you. Before the ballot can be counted on Election Day, the municipal clerk must have received a request from the voter with an original signature. (Print your emailed request, sign it, and return it with your ballot, but outside the certified ballot envelope.)
3. In person at your municipal clerk’s office
Municipal Clerk Listing. This can be done up until 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before the election, check with your municipal clerk for regular office hours.
Deadline for returning your ballot:
The completed ballot must be received by the municipal clerk no later than the day of the election so that it can be delivered to the polling location by 8 p.m.