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Posted on: September 22, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Absentee Voting & Sample Ballots for Nov. 8 Election

Individuals who wish to vote early in the Presidential Election may vote in-person starting Monday, September 26. Voters must bring proper photo identification. Voters may also submit a written request/application to have an absentee ballot sent to them.

City Clerk John Moe reminds voters that they have two options for voting absentee.

The first option is to vote in-person. Beginning Monday, September 26, voters can vote at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall. Starting Monday, October 24, voters will be able to vote at a temporary satellite office located at 933 Michigan Avenue.

The offices will be open on the following dates and times:

City Hall, 1515 Strongs Avenue
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday, September 26 - October 21
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, October 24 - November 4
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 29
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 5

Former Mid-State Technical College Building, 933 Michigan Avenue
10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday - Friday, October 24 - November 4

Voters may chose 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, November 3. The completed ballot must be received by Election Day, Tuesday, November 8 in order for it to be counted.

Some examples of acceptable Photo IDs include a Wisconsin Driver License, Wisconsin State ID, Wisconsin Driver or State ID receipt, Veteran Health Card ID, 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: bringit.wisconsin.gov or contact the Clerk’s Office at 715-346-1569 for more information.

Clerk Moe reminds residents who have not already registered to vote or those 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. Please contact the Clerk’s Office at 715-346-1569 for more information.

See a Sample Ballot (pdf)

Note: Ballots in Stevens Point's two Assembly districts will include different candidate names for Assembly.

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