Absentee-Early Voting Information for College Students
If you will be home during Spring Break you may vote absentee at your local municipal clerk's office. In-person absentee voting (also known as early voting) starts Tuesday, March 22nd and ends 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.
|Bayside Village Hall
9075 N. Regent Rd.
|Fox Point Village Hall
7200 N. Santa Monica Blvd
|Glendale City Hall
5909 N. Milwaukee River Pkwy
|River Hills Village Hall
7650 N. Pheasant Lane
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.
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 5, 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 5, 2022 (Election Day).
You must register to vote in Wisconsin before you can cast your ballot in an election. You can submit your voter registration online, by mail or in person. More information is also available here or you can download this guide.
I’m not sure if I’m registered to vote
Follow the steps outlined on this website to determine if you are registered to vote. If you’re not, the system will walk you through all of the steps you will need to take to successfully register to vote whether you are a regular voter, a temporary or permanent overseas voter or a military voter.
Proof of Residency
Anyone wishing to register to vote must provide proof of residency, which must include your full name and current address. Accepted forms of proof include: a current driver’s license or ID card (must be valid), a real estate tax bill or receipt from this year or last year, a bank statement or another approved document.
You are able to begin the voting registration process online. Select the proper voter category, search for your name to see if you are already registered and if you’re not select “Voter Registration” from the menu on the left.
Register By Mail
Complete an Application for Voter Registration and mail the completed application to your local municipal clerk (see below). First-time voters must include proof of residency. Your application must be postmarked no later than March 16, 2016.
Register In Person
Register with your local municipal clerk by 5 p.m. on the Friday before the election. Be sure to bring your Wisconsin-issued driver license. If you don’t have a license, you must know either the last 4 digits of your Social Security number or ID card. You will also need proof of residency.
Register on Election Day
Bring your completed Application for Voter Registration to your polling place on Election Day or fill one out there. Be sure to bring proof of residency and your Wisconsin-issued driver license. If you don’t have a license, you must know either the last 4 digits of your Social Security number or ID card. You will also need proof of residency.