VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT: 2023 SPRING PRIMARY – FEBRUARY 21, 2023  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 28 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.    TO OBTAIN AN ABSENTEE YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST IN WRITING: Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for absentee ballot be sent to you for the election.  You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter, or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at  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 must include a copy of an acceptable form of Photo ID.  You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail, email or in person. THE DEADLINE FOR MAKING APPLICATION TO RECEIVE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT BY MAIL IS 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2023 FOR MOST ELECTORS.   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. You may also request and vote an absentee ballot on or after FEBRUARY 7th in person in the Clerk’s office by appointment. Contact Clerk THE LAST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17th.  No in-person absentee voting or voter registration may occur on the day before the election. If a ballot is received after polls close on February 21st, it cannot be counted.  Pat Earley, Clerk1453 County Road GG(715) [email protected]  


Answers to Election Questions

When will I receive my absentee ballot?
Ballots will mail beginning on September 17th and will continue through October 29th

Is it safe to mail my ballot?
Our local Post Office did an excellent job during the last election. Ballots were received within a couple days of mailing. If you would rather hand-deliver your ballot, we are installing a secure ballot drop box at the Town Hall around Oct 1st. You may also deliver your ballot to the clerk’s office, or to the polls (until 8 pm) on election day.

Can I vote early in person?
Yes, early in person absentee voting begins October 20th and runs through Halloween. You may also register to vote (in person) during this time period. Here are the days and hours.

How do I request an absentee ballot?
Visit to request a ballot, or register to vote. Any questions, call the clerk at 715-808-1795 or email [email protected]

Important Dates:

October 6 – Last day to establish residency for 28 day requirement to vote in the Township. (used to be 10 days)

October 14-Last day to register to vote by mail or online. After this date, you must register in person at clerk’s office or on election day.

October 20-In person absentee voting begins

October 29-5:00 pm-Deadline to request absentee ballot by mail

October 30-Deadline 5:00 pm to register to vote in clerk’s office

October 31st-Last day to vote in person at the clerk’s office

November 3-Polls open 7 am to 8 pm. Absentee ballots can be delivered until 8 pm.

Send additional questions to the clerk at [email protected] or call 715-808-1795