VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
August 9, 2022
Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit
a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk. 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 or online at MyVote.wi.gov.
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 to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail,
by fax, by email or at MyVote.wi.gov.
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, August 5, 2022.
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.
REQUEST: Veronica Witter
PO Box 94
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
IN PERSON: 3540 County Rd. Q, WI Rapids. Seneca Town Hall at the hours listed below.
August 2, and August 3, 2022 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is / was:
August 2, 2022 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office:
August 3, 2022 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
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 August 9, 2022. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be
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