TOWN OF BENNETT RESIDENTS

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

FOR APRIL 6, 2021, SPRING GENERAL

 

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.

Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or general 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: Thursday, April 1, 2021

 

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 your municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

 

Voting an absentee ballot in person (By appointment):

 

            The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office:  Tuesday, March 23, 2021

 

            The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:  Saturday, April 3, 2021

                       

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 April 6, 2021.   Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

You may request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office, or other specified location, during the days and hours listed below for casting an absentee ballot in person.

Please Contact your Clerk:

 

TAMARA JOHNSON

Clerk, Town of Bennett

11043E Homestead Lane

Lake Nebagamon, WI 54849

715-817-5994

townofbennett@outlook.com

 

Hours: By appointment only