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
Applications for Absentee Ballot are available in the lobby of the Town Hall at 6339 Hospital Road or online at MyVote.WI.Gov You may contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be mailed to you for the primary or election or both. You may also submit a written or emailed request that must include 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. Proof of identification must be included before an absentee ballot may be issued.
MAKING APPLICATION TO RECEIVE A MAILED ABSENTEE BALLOT
The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2021 at 5:00pm
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 below. Due to COVID restrictions, in person voting by absentee ballot will be limited.
Karla Hill, Town Clerk
Town of Lyons
PO Box 337
6339 Hospital Rd
Lyons, WI 53148
Absentee Voting Office Hours:
Monday February 8th 9am – 1:00pm
Thursday February 11th
9am – 1:00pm
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 16, 2021.
**Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted**