NOTICE ABOUT RETURNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS BEFORE 8PM ON ELECTION DAY: TO AVOID THE DELAY OF MAILING BACK YOUR BALLOT, PLEASE CONSIDER PLACING IT IN THE BLACK DROP BOX OUTSIDE THE TOWN HALL OFFICE DOOR. PLEASE BE SURE YOU HAVE SIGNED THE CERTIFICATION ENVELOPE AND A WITNESS HAS SIGNED AND LISTED THEIR ADDRESS. PLEASE CALL 715-779-3128 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. FOR INFORMATION ON REQUESTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT SEE BELOW.
TOWN OF BAYFIELD
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
Special Election for Representative in Congress District 7
May 12th, 2020
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.
Request an Absentee Ballot
· You may complete an application to request an absentee ballot be emailed or mailed at: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/VoteAbsentee
Voting by absentee ballot in person
· You can go to the clerk’s office to vote an absentee ballot. The first day to vote absentee in person is Monday, March 30th, 2020. The last day to vote absentee in person is Friday, May 8th, 2020.
Bayfield Town Hall
85450 Co. Hwy. J
Bayfield, WI 54814
In-Person Absentee available by appointment only.
If appointments are necessary, please email [email protected]
or call 715-779-3128
Photo ID will be requested of all in-person absentee voters.
Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail
The deadline for making application to vote absentee by mail is 5pm on the fifth day before the election, Thursday, May 7th, 2020. Paper Applications are available through the Town of Bayfield website www.townofbayfield.com. Click on the Government Tab, then Election Information. You may also request an absentee ballot by letter or email. Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address/email address where the absentee ballot should be sent. Mail or email to the address listed above. A copy of an acceptable Photo ID must be provided with requests unless already on file. For information about acceptable photo IDs please visit http://bringit.wisconsin.gov
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, May 12th, 2020 to be counted.