Early-Absentee Voting Information
It’s easy, fast, and convenient to vote early by absentee ballot in person at your village or city hall!
If you are not registered to vote, you may go to your Village or City Hall to both register and vote on the same day with an Absentee Ballot. Remember to bring your photo ID and proof of residency.
ABSENTEE BALLOT INFORMATION
Under Wisconsin law, voters do not need a reason or excuse, such as being out of town on Election Day, to vote absentee. Any voter who prefers to vote by absentee ballot may request one. You have several options for requesting an absentee ballot and casting your vote.
You must provide a copy of your Photo ID with your absentee ballot request. You must provide a copy of your Photo ID with your absentee ballot request. Learn more about absentee voting and photo ID.
In-Person Absentee Voting at your Municipal Clerk's Office
(Early Voting, March 22nd-April 1st, 2022)
You can vote absentee at your local municipal clerk's office. In-person absentee voting (also known as early voting) runs on weekdays for two weeks before an election, ending at 5 p.m. or the close of business (whichever is later) on the Friday before the election (April 1st, 2022). Early voting is no longer permitted on weekends.
Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail
If you are a registered Wisconsin voter, you can download the Application For Absentee Ballot (GAB-121). Just complete the form and mail it to your municipal clerk's office. You must provide a copy of your Photo ID with your absentee ballot request.
You can find your clerk at myvote.wi.gov by searching for your voter record or performing an address search. You can also find your clerk by searching through the list of all Wisconsin municipal clerks or see above.
Your application must be received by the clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31st, 2022 (the Thursday before the election) in order for an absentee ballot to be SENT to you.
If you are not already registered, you will need to register to vote before an absentee ballot can be sent to you.
Request an Absentee Ballot by E-Mail or Fax
Regular Wisconsin voters may also request that a ballot be sent to them by sending an e-mail or fax to their municipal clerk. This request must be made no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31st, 2022 (the Thursday before the election) in order for an absentee ballot to be SENT to you. You must provide a copy of your Photo ID with your absentee ballot request.
Options and Deadlines for Returning Your Absentee Ballot
- U.S. Postal Service: Your completed absentee ballot must be postmarked no later than April 5tth, 2022 (Election Day) and received by the municipal clerk no later than 4 p.m. on the Friday after the election.
- Other delivery (FedEx, hand-delivery, etc.): Your completed absentee ballot must be delivered to the municipal clerk no later than 8 p.m. on April 5th, 2022 (Election Day).