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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Absentee Voting Information

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VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT:  SPRING ELECTION and PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY – APRIL 7, 2020

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. Proof of identification (Photo ID) 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 submit a written request in the form of a letter.  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 and must be accompanied by proof of identification.  You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail or in person.

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail:

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:

5:00 p.m. on the fifth day before the election, April 2, 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.

JOAN ANDRUSZ, CITY CLERK, CITY OF MONONA, 5211 SCHLUTER ROAD, MONONA, WISCONSIN  53716

PHONE:  608-222-2525        

HOURS:  8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.  MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY (Excluding holidays)

ADDITIONAL HOURS:    UNTIL 7:00 P.M. WEDNESDAYS, MARCH 25 and APRIL 1 and  8:00 A.M. – NOON SATURDAY, MARCH 28

The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s office is:  March 16, 2020

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s office:  April 3, 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 April 7, 2020.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.




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