In-person absentee voting for the Spring Election (on April 6, 2021) will begin March 23, 2021 by appointment only at the Village Clerk’s Office and end April 2, 2021. Call the Village Hall @ 608-937-4383 to set up an appointment .
The deadline for making application to vote absentee by mail is 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2021. 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 regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.
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 reside in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot. When submitting an Absentee Voting Application please be sure to include a photo ID as noted on the instructions for completing the application. Click HERE for a list of acceptable photo ID.
In lieu of photo ID, the voters listed below may satisfy the voter ID requirement by the following means:
- Electors who are indefinitely confined – the signature of a witness on the Absentee Certificate Envelope.
- Electors residing in care facilities served by Special Voting Deputies – the signature of both deputies on the envelope.
- Electors residing in care facilities not served by Special Voting Deputies – the signature of an authorized representative of the care facility. If the elector is also indefinitely confined, the elector does not need a representative of the facility to sign.
- Military, Permanent Overseas, and Confidential Electors – Exempt from the photo ID requirement.
Electors who have been mailed absentee ballots may return their ballot by mail; or return the ballot in the drop box located outside the entry door to Village Hall; or during the in-person absentee voting dates and times listed above, may return the ballot in the ballot box located at the Village Clerk’s Office.
Registration is required statewide for all elections. If you are not currently registered to vote or have recently moved, please complete a Voter Registration Application and return form to the Village Clerk’s Office. Please be sure to include all the documentation as noted on the instructions for completing the Application.