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.
Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the election. You may also request an absentee ballot by 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, your signature AND a photocopy of your valid proof of identification (Photo ID).
THE DEADLINE FOR MAKING APPLICATION TO VOTE ABSENTEE BY MAIL IS 5:00 P.M. ON THE FIFTH DAY BEFORE THE ELECTION, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 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.
You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office or other specified location.
FOR THE FOLLOWING COMMUNITIES, VOTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN PERSON IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE WILL BE BY APPOINTMENT OR DURING THE DAYS AND HOURS LISTED STARTING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017 THROUGH FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017.
Town of Buchanan
N178 Cty. Rd. N
Appleton, WI 54915
M-Th 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
FRI 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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 February 21, 2017. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.
Publish: January 21, 2017