- Absentee Voting
If you are unable to get to the polls on Election Day, you can request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you or you can vote absentee in person at the Village Hall (2417 Brewery Road). Requests for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you can be made online through MyVote.wi.gov or by mail, email, or fax. For in-person absentee voting, the Clerk's Office cannot accept Absentee Ballot Applications In-person earlier than 14 days preceding the election and no later than Sunday preceding the election. See WEC Reminders for more information.
If you are not already registered, you will need to register to vote before an absentee ballot can be sent to you.
Qualifications to Vote Absentee
An absent elector is any otherwise qualified elector who for any reason is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place in his or her ward. Any otherwise qualified elector who changes residence within Wisconsin by moving to a different ward or municipality later than 28 days prior to an election may vote an absentee ballot in the ward or municipality where he or she was qualified to vote before moving.
- By Mail, Fax, or Email - Absentee ballot applications are accepted until the Thursday prior to the election at 4 p.m. Any requests for ballots to be mailed should allow enough time for mail transit.
- In Person - Residents may vote absentee at Village Hall starting 14 days before the election, until the Friday prior to the election at 5 p.m. A ballot can only leave Village Hall if it is being mailed; you cannot take a blank ballot with you.
Any qualified absentee elector should complete the written Application for Absentee Ballot (PDF) and submit to the Village Clerk by one of the following methods:
- In person at the Village Hall
- By either of the following:
- Visiting myvote.wi.gov
P.O. Box 97
Cross Plains, WI 53528
- Email Village Clerk
- Fax - 608-798-3817
- By signing a statement delivered to the Village Clerk indicating the elector is indefinitely confined because of age, physical illness, or infirmity or is disabled for an indefinite period
- Any elector who is registered and who is hospitalized, may apply for and obtain an official ballot by agent
- By a resident of a nursing home, qualified retirement home, or qualified community residential facility delivering an absentee application to the Village Clerk’s Office
Absentee Voting Reminders
The elector must be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot. You may register to vote and request for an absentee ballot through the following methods.
- Electors may register online or request an absentee ballot through the MyVote Website (WWW.MYVOTE.WI.GOV);
- Registered electors may request for an absentee by making the request to the municipal clerk in writing or electronically using the Application for Absentee Ballot (EL-121), or a letter requesting an absentee ballot which provides the information required on the application form;
- Returned absentee envelopes must be completed properly. Please make sure to properly sign/date the envelope and make sure to have a witness signature and address.
- Electors may also register and absentee vote in person at Village Hall during early voting. A voter cannot take the absentee ballot out of the clerk’s office;
- Military and Overseas voters may request for absentee ballots through Federal Voting Assistance Program (WWW.FVAP.GOV).
Bobbi ZaunerFinance Director / ClerkPhone: 608-798-3241, ext. 106
Renee BrattonDeputy Clerk - TreasurerPhone: 608-798-3241, ext. 102