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Posted on: July 16, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Absentee Voting & Sample Ballots for August 14 Primary Election

Individuals who wish to vote early in the August 14 Partisan Primary may now vote in-person. Voters are reminded to 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, July 16, voters can vote at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall.

The office at City Hall, 1515 Strongs Ave., will be open on the following dates and times for in-person absentee voting: 
  • 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Monday through Friday 
    July 16 through August 8

  • 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Thursday & Friday
    August 9 & 10
The second option voters have is 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, August 9. The completed ballot must be received by Election Day, Tuesday, August 14, in order for it to be counted.

See Sample Ballots for the 70th & 71st Assembly Districts (pdf) 

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

Clerk Moe reminded residents who have either moved or changed their name that they 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. Residents may contact the Clerk’s Office at 715-346-1569 for more information.


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