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Notice of Voting by Absentee Ballot for February 21, 2017
Feb 21, 2017
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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 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 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.  You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail, email 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 pmon the fifth day before the election, Thursday, February 16, 2017.

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.


Peggy Haag, Clerk                                                  Denise Arnold, Clerk

VILLAGEOF OREGON                                         TOWN OF OREGON

117 Spring Street                                                     1138 Union Road

Oregon, WI  53575                                                  Oregon, WI  53575

(608) 835-3118                                                         (608) 835-3200

January 31-February 15, 2017 (Mon-Fri)             February 6-16, 2017 (Mon-Thurs)

7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                                            8:00 a.m.-noon & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

February 16 & 17, 2017                                          Friday, February 17, 2016

7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.                                             8:00 a.m.-noon & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.



Dawn George, Clerk                                                Linda Kuhlman, Clerk

TOWN OF RUTLAND                                             VILLAGE OF BROOKLYN

4177 Old Stage Road                                              210 Commercial St.

Brooklyn, WI  53521                                                Brooklyn, WI  53521

(608) 455-3925                                                         (608) 455-4201

February 6, 2017-February 17, 2017                   Feb. 6-16, 2017 (Mon-Thurs)

Call number above for appointment                     7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Friday, February 17

                                                                                    7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is / was:  See dates & times above.


The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office:  February 17, 2017, see times above.     

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 Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.



Posted                01/17/17


TYPE E NOTICE |Rev 2016-08 | Wisconsin Elections Commission, P.O. Box 7984, Madison, WI  53707-7984 | 608-261-2028 | web: elections.wi.gov | email: elections@wi.gov

Published            01/19/17


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