Absentee Ballot Information

  

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT – AUGUST 11, 2020 ELECTION

 

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal.  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. 

 

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing or online at MyVote.wi.gov. 

Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you

for the primary or election or both.  You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter or

you may apply for an absentee ballot at MyVote.wi.gov.  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, and your signature.  You may make application to your municipal

clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at MyVote.wi.gov.

 

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

 

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:  5 pm on the fifth day before the election, August 6, 2020.

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.

 

Voting an absentee ballot in person

 

You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office or other specified location

during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.

 

Town of Leeds

Joan Olson, Clerk

N1485 Pribbenow Drive, Arlington, WI 53911

608-206-7122 

Contact the Clerk for an appointment, between the hours of 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

 

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office: August 9, 2020.

 

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 August 11, 2020.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.