TOWN OF CALAMUS: VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
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.
• has resided in the ward or municipality where they wish to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election.
The elector must also be registered to vote to receive an absentee ballot. Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued*.
Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail
Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both. You may make written application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot by mail, by fax, by email or at MyVote.wi.gov. Or you may apply in person at the clerk’s office during the In-Person Absentee Voting period listed below.
Your written request must include:
1. your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote
2. the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different from the address above
3. your signature
4. a copy of your photo identification*
The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:
5:00 p.m. on the fifth day before the election, February 16, 2023
Voting an absentee ballot in person
You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.
Marjorie Beilke, Clerk (920)626-1029
Calamus Town Hall, W9820 County Road D, South Beaver Dam
Monday through Saturday by appointment please
The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:
Saturday, February 18, 2023
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 (insert date of primary or election). Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.
Posted January 24, 2023 by Marjorie Beilke, Clerk