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NOTICE: Voting by Absentee Ballot, August 13, 2024, Partisan Primary

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 28 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 or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at MyVote.wi.gov.  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, by fax, or online at MyVote.wi.gov, or in person.  If you have never applied for an absentee ballot via mail before, you must also include a copy of your official Photo ID.  PLEASE include a contact phone number in case there is an issue with the application.

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail.  The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is 5 pm on the fifth day before the election, Thusday, August 8, 2024.  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 (N8870 Briggs Street, East Troy WI 53120) during the specified hours or by appointment.

Michael Ramps, Clerk-Treasurer – Town of Troy – 262.642.5292 – [email protected]

The FIRST DAY to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is July 30, 2024 by order of the latest court ruling.  The LAST DAY to vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s office is Friday, August 9, 2024.  No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election.

In-Person Absentee Voting Hours for August 13, 2024, Partisan Primary

Day

Date

Time

Tuesday

July 30, 2024

9am – 7pm

Wednesday

July 31, 2024

9am – 3pm

Thursday

August 1, 2024

9am – 7pm

 

 

 

Saturday

August 3, 2024

8am – 12pm

 

 

 

Monday

August 5, 2024

9am – 3pm

Tuesday

August 6, 2024

9am – 7pm

Wednesday

August 5, 2024

9am – 3pm

Thursday

August 8, 2024

9am – 7pm

Friday

August 9, 2024

9am – 5pm

In-Person Absentee Procedure

  1. You are welcome to use your own blue or black ballpoint pen to fill out your absentee envelope.
  2. The absentee clerk will need to check your voter ID.
  3. After reviewing your ballot, you will fold it and seal it in the absentee envelope.
  4. Verify your information on the absentee certificate envelope.
  5. You will sign your envelope in the presence of the absentee clerk. The absentee clerk will sign and print as your witness.
  6. Your absentee ballot will remain sealed in its envelope and secured in the Clerk’s Office until it is delivered to your polling place to be processed on Election Day.
  7. On Election Day, the poll workers at your polling place will check your envelope into the poll book and will feed your ballot into the tabulator to be counted.

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 April 2, 2024.  Any ballots received after the polls close on Election Day will not be counted.

Go to www.myvote.wi.gov to request a mailed absentee ballot, see offices/candidates on your ballot, for voting dates, and more!