April 4, 2017 Spring General
POLLING LOCATION & HOURS
Town of Barton Town Hall
3482 Town Hall Rd, Kewaskum WI 53040
Polls are open from 7:00 am until 8:00 pm
To view Election Results including the Number of Outstanding Absentee and Provisional Ballots click on this link: www.co.washington.wi.us/departments.iml?Detail=263
Aggie Pruner, Town Clerk
Sherry Eckert, Deputy Clerk
3482 Town Hall Rd
Kewaskum, WI 53040
Town Hall Phone: 262-334-2765
Email: [email protected]
Voter Registration Form: http://elections.wi.gov/forms/gab-131-english
By mail: You can register by mail up to 20 days before the election (open registration period). Mail registrations must be postmarked by February 2, 2017 for the February election. Registration forms should be mailed to your municipal clerk at the address above. 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.
Voter Photo Identification (Photo Id) is REQUIRED! You must provide proper Photo ID in order receive a ballot.
Absentee Ballot Request Form: http://elections.wi.gov/forms/gab-121-English
Absentee Voting by Mail: Send Absentee Ballot Request Form with copy of ID to Town Clerk at 3482 Town Hall Rd, Kewaskum, WI 53040
In-Person Absentee Voting (Absentee voting in the Clerk's office):
3482 Town Hall Road, Kewaskum, WI 53040
March 20, 22, 23, 27, 29 and 30th - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
March 21, 23 - 12:30 pm to 3 pm
March 31 - 4:45 to 5:30 pm
To check the status of your absentee ballot or check your voter history, visit: https://myvote.wi.gov
Go to www.elections.wi.gov/voters/absentee, to get answers to your questions about absentee voting and how to request an absentee ballot.
Every voter registration must be accompanied by a document for proof of residence. This can be a driver license or state ID with a current address, a recent utility bill or bank statement, or a lease or property tax bill. A complete list of proof-of-residence documents is available online: http://elections.wi.gov/publications/voter-guides/proof-of-residence.
During in-person absentee voting, voters must present photo ID just like on Election Day.
In the Town of Barton in-person absentee voting begins on March 20, 2017 and will end on March 31, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.
When voters request an absentee ballot by mail, they must include a photocopy of their photo ID with the request, or the ballot cannot be mailed. You only need to provide your copy of photo ID once to vote by mail. Voters who are “indefinitely confined” because of age, illness, infirmity or disability, and who select this option when requesting their ballot, do not need to provide a photo ID when voting by mail. Active members of the U.S. Armed Services who are away from home are also exempt from the photo ID requirement when voting by mail. Please contact your local clerk’s office for more information.
For specific questions on how the new Voter ID law affects you please contact my office at Town of Barton 262-334-2765
Voters are also encouraged to visit the Wisconsin Elections Commission’s Photo ID website www.bringit.wisconsin.gov for information about the new law.