Elections, Voting & Census Information
Click on the Ward Map to view what Ward you are in and which Alderman represents you.
3 WAYS TO VOTE NOV 3RD 2020:
The Wisconsin Election Commission sent out a mailing explaining the 3 ways to vote Nov 3rd, 2020, see the Forms Page
Where do I vote? Am I registered?
Apply on-line to register to vote and/or request an absentee ballot at https://myvote.wi.gov. Complete the questions and mail your application with your proof of residence (where you live) to the Clerk listed on the registration page. Or print out the voter registration form on our Forms Page.
- First time voters and absentee requests will also need to send a copy of their Wisconsin ID or Drivers License.
- See FREE ID if you need to obtain one
- You must live IN OWEN for 28 DAYS prior to each Election to register to vote here.
ABSENTEE VOTING INFO:
Visit the forms page to access the application for an absentee ballot. Sign it, send along a copy of your Wisconsin ID, and mail to:
City of Owen
Attn: Clerk Michelle Kind
219 N. Pine Street
PO Box 67
Owen WI 54460
You can also email it with a photo of your ID to: City of Owen Clerk
- IF you choose Email - the ballot CANNOT be emailed back to me, you need to print out the ballot and certificate, vote, have a witness sign your certificate, place ballot in a separate envelope, then put the certificate and envelope into another envelope to mail back to me. Then your ballot will be remade on Election day onto an actual ballot and put into the voting machine.
- Post Office Mailing times are averaging 5-7 days to get TO you AND 5-7 days to get RETURNED, please plan to request your Absentee ballot as soon as possible as it is a possible 10 day turnaround. Ballots must be received by Election day at 8pm.
- BALLOTS CANNOT BE FORWARDED AND ALSO CANNOT BE DELIVERED TO A PO BOX.
IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING INFO:
In-Person Absentee voting at the City Hall (219 N Pine Street) will be available two weeks before the election during regular office hours or by appointment.
**There is NO absentee voting the day before the election on Monday.
Clerk Info: please call 715-229-2404 or email email@example.com.
ELECTION INSPECTORS REQUESTED TO WORK AT THE POLLS!
If you would like to work at the polling place on Election Day, please call OR email the clerk
Election Inspectors are compensated for their time on election day as well as any required trainings they attend.
2020 ELECTION DATES:
- Feb 18, April 7th, May 12th, Aug. 11, and Nov 3rd
- Spring Primary: February 11th - Non-partisan primary held the third Tuesday in February to nominate candidates to be voted for at the spring election.
- Special Election: May 12th - Special Election for District 7 Congressional Office to fill a vacancy.
- Spring Election: April 7th, 2020 - Election held the first Tuesday in April for Court of Appeals Judges, Circuit Court Judge, County nonpartisan Offices, Municipal Offices, School District Offices, and referenda, and in Presidential years, to express party preferences for Presidential candidates.
- Partisan Primary: AUG 11TH, 2020 (click here for sample ballot) - Primary held the second Tuesday in August to nominate candidates to be voted for at the general election and referenda. See deadlines below.
- General Election: Nov 3rd, 2020 - Election held in even-numbered years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November to elect the President and Vice President (in even numbered years), United States Senator, Representative in Congress, State Senator, Representative to the Assembly, District Attorney, County Partisan Offices, and referenda.
August 11, 2020 Partisan Primary
Wisconsin Voting Deadlines and Facts for November 2020
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.