Voting by Absentee Ballot
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
FOR CITY OF MARINETTE
APRIL 4, 2023 SPRING ELECTION
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 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot. You can confirm your voter registration or if you need to register you can at: https://myvote.wi.gov Proof of identification that contains your photograph must be provided with your application before an absentee ballot may be issued. If you have not previously provided a copy of photo ID, photo ID must accompany this application. For the full list of acceptable photo ID visit: http://bringit.wi.gov In lieu of photo ID, the voters listed below may satisfy the voter ID requirement by the following means:
- Voters who are indefinitely confined due to age, illness, infirmity, or disability may not be required to provide photo ID. If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.
- Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined, 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.
- Military, Permanent Overseas, and Confidential Electors - Exempt from the photo ID requirement.
YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN WRITING
Contact City of Marinette Clerk’s Office at 715-732-5140 and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the spring election. You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter. Your written request must list your voting address within the City of Marinette where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature. You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail or in person. Absentee ballot request forms may also be downloaded at the following State of Wis. Elections Commission web site link: http://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 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 30, 2023.
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 City of Marinette Clerk’s Office at 715-732-5140 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 City of Marinette Clerk’s Office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person. Eligible voters can go to the City of Marinette Clerk’s Office, 1905 Hall Ave., Marinette WI, (715-732-5140) Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM to complete a written application and vote an absentee ballot with the first day to vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s Office being Tuesday March 21st, 2023. The deadline for voting an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s Office is 5:00 P.M. on Friday March 31st, 2023. No in-person absentee voting may occur on the Monday before an election or legal holiday.
The City of Marinette Clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place before the polls close on Tuesday April 4, 2023. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.
Lana Bero, City of Marinette Clerk 1905 Hall Ave., Marinette, WI 54143 Phone 715-732-5140