Election Information

VOTING AND ELECTION INFORMATION


2018 ELECTIONS

Spring Primary:February 20, 2018

Spring Election: April 3, 2018

Partisan Primary August 14, 2018

Fall General Election:November 6, 2018

Polling Location & Hours

Town of Byron Town Hall

N3097 State Road 175

Byron, Wisconsin

Polls are open from 7:00 am until 8:00 pm

 

TOWN CONTACT

Mary Laudolff

N3438 Maple Lane

Fond du Lac, WI  54937

(920) 375-6119 Phone

[email protected]

 

 

VOTER REGISTRATION

Voter Registration Form: http://myvote.wi.gov

 

By Mail: You can register by mail up to 20 days before the election (open registration period). Registration forms should be mailed to your municipal clerk.  Forms are available at the link above.  These forms must be printed, signed and mailed to the clerk.  You must provide proof of residence with voter registration form.

In the municipal clerk's office during the open registration period (20 days or more before an election): You must provide proof of residence.

In the municipal clerk's office during the closed registration period (less than 20 days before an election): You must provide proof of residence. Registration ends the Friday before the election at 5:00 p.m. or close of business, whichever is later.

At the polling place on Election Day: All electors who register on election Day must provide proof of residence.

 

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Eection 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.

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing. 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 acquire an Absentee Ballot Request Form at:  http://myvote.wi.gov You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter.  Your written request must lish 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 for an absentee ballot my mail or in person.

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee by mail is:  5 p.m. on the fifth day before the election.

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 asentee ballot in the clerk's office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.  Please contact clerk for hours and appointment:

Mary Laudolff, Byron Town Clerk

N3438 Maple Lane, Fond du Lac

Phone:  (920)375-6119

No in-person absentee voting may occur on a weekend or legal holiday.

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 Election Day.  All ballots must be received by the municipal clerk no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

 

STATE WEBSITE RESOURCES

At My Vote Wisconsin, https://myvote.wi.gov you can register to vote, check your voter registration status, find your polling place, see your sample ballot, request an absentee ballot (military and permanent overseas voters only), and check provisional ballot status.

Go to http://myvote.wi.vote, to get answers to your questions about absentee voting and how to request an absentee ballot.