2017 Voting Deadlines

                                                         

Deadlines for the February 21, 2017 Primary

Voter Registration- Deadlines for February 21, 2017 Primary 
Voters can register in the following ways.  All voters must provide a Proof of Residence document when registering to vote by mail, in-person in the clerk’s office, or at the polls on Election Day.


February 1, 2017- Deadline to Register by Mail Your voter registration form, along with proof of residence must be postmarked to your municipal clerk no later than February 1, 2017. Find your Municipal Clerk’s Contact Information here. 

February 1, 2017- Deadline to Register to vote online. Voters who are able to match their name, date of birth, Wisconsin Driver License or State ID number, and address with the Wisconsin DMV can register to vote through February 1, 2017.

February 17, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.- Deadline to Register in Your Municipal Clerk’s Office Voters may register in-person in their municipal clerk’s office during the clerk’s business hours until 5:00 p.m. on February 17, 2017.  Find your Municipal Clerk’s Contact Information here.

February 21, 2017 from 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.  Register to Vote at Your Polling Place Voters can register to vote at their polling place on Election Day, February 21, 2017.  Find your Polling Place here. 

Absentee Voting- Deadlines for February 21, 2017 Primary
All voters in Wisconsin can request an absentee ballot be mailed to them for any reason.  Voters must be registered before they can request an absentee ballot.   Voters may request their absentee ballot in writing.  To request an absentee ballot on MyVote.wi.gov click here.  You must provide a photo ID with your absentee ballot request, more information on photo ID can be found here.


February 16, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.- Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot- Regular and Permanent Overseas Voters If you are a regular or a Permanent Overseas Voters, your absentee ballot request must be received by your municipal clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 16, 2017. 

February 17, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.- Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot- Indefinitely Confined and Military (not away) If a voter is indefinitely confined or is in the military (but is not away from home on active duty) then your absentee ballot request must be received by your municipal clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 17, 2017. 

Possibly though February 19, 2017 -Deadline for In-Person Absentee Voters can request and vote an absentee ballot in-person in their municipal clerk’s office through February 19, 2017.  Office hours vary by municipality. Some municipal offices may not offer additional in-person absentee hours Please contact your municipal clerk for absentee voting hours. 

February 21, 2017@5:00 p.m.- Deadline for Hospitalized Voters.  Voters who are in a hospital may request a ballot be brought to them by an appointed agent if they are hospitalized in the 7 days preceding the election.  Hospitalized electors may request an absentee ballot between February 14, 2017 and February 21, 2017at 5:00 p.m.

February 21, 2017@ 5:00 p.m.- Deadline for Military Voters (Away) to Request an Absentee Ballot.  Voters who are in the military and are away from their home for active duty may request an absentee ballot through 5:00 p.m. on February 21.  Military voters may also receive their absentee ballot electronically. 

February 21, 2017@ 8:00 p.m.- Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot If you have already received an absentee ballot, you must return your absentee ballot to your municipal clerk.  Your ballot must be received by your municipal clerk no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, February 21, 2017.