Absentee (Early) Voting

November 6th, 2018

General Election: Tues, November 6, 2018 – 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

 EMAILING OR CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT

 

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 to vote in order to receive an absentee ballot.

 

How to apply for an absentee ballot

If you are not already registered, you will need to register to vote before an absentee ballot can be sent to you. A valid Proof of Residency document is required to register to vote.

 

Request by Mail

Download the Application For Absentee Ballot (EL-121) at www.elections.wi.gov. Complete the form and mail or email it to your municipal clerk's office with a copy of a valid Photo ID. The application must be received by the clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you. Other rules apply to Military or Overseas Voters.

 

Request by E-Mail or Fax

A voter may request that a ballot be sent to them by sending an e-mail or fax to their municipal clerk with a copy of a valid Photo ID. Your request must list your voting address within the municiaplity you wish to vote.  This request must be made no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you. Other rules apply for Military or Overseas Voters.

 

In-Person at your Municipal Clerk's Office (By Appointment Only)

In-person absentee voting is by appointment only. If you apply for an absentee ballot in your municipal clerk's office, you must provide a valid Photo ID and vote immediately, seal your ballot in the proper envelope, and return it to a member of the clerk's staff. No ballots may be taken from the clerk's office. No absentee voting is allowed on the Monday before an election.

 

Deadline for Returning Ballot: The completed ballot must be received by the Municipal Clerk no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Absentee ballots may NOT be returned to the Clerk by fax or email.

 

Karen Myers, Clerk
Town of Colfax

N8409 County Rd M
Colfax, WI  54730
715-962-4629
clerk@townofcolfax.com

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