Elections for 2017

February 21, 2017 - Spring Primary

April 4, 2017 - Spring Election

Contact the Village Clerk's Office at (608) 527-2510 with any questions regarding elections.  You may also visit the Wisconsin Elections Commission on its website at http://elections.wi.gov for election information.

 When & Where

Elections are held at the Village Hall at 319 2nd Street in New Glarus.  Polling Hours are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the day of election.


Voters are urged to plan now to make sure they have an acceptable photo ID to vote at all elections.

Information on acceptable photo IDs can be found HERE as well as at Bring It to the Ballot Website

Click HERE for information on how to obtain a FREE ID from the DMV that can be used for voting. 

Additional information on what to expect at the polls on Election Day can be found HERE.   Please contact the Clerk’s Office at (608)527-2510 with questions.


Notice of Absentee Voting in Care Facilities

Village of New Glarus Election Results:

Village President (Vote for 1)
Roger J. Truttmann: 328
Write-in: 11                                                                            
Total Votes: 339
Village Trustee (Vote for 3)                           
Anthony Edge: 265 
Michael Ganshert: 129  
Peggy A. Kruse: 276             
Barbara Anderson: 283
Write-in: 4              
Total Votes: 957

 Voter Registration

Mailed Voter Registration must be post marked by March 15, 2017 for the Spring Election on April 4, 2017. You may register in person at the Clerk's Office until 5 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017.  You may also register on Election Day.  
When completing a voter registration application you will need to provide your Wisconsin driver's license/or state ID number and proof of residency as noted on the instructions on reverse side of application.


Registration is required statewide for all elections.  If you are not currently registered to vote or have recently moved, please complete a Voter Registration Application and return form to the Village Clerk's Office. Please be sure to include all the documentation as noted on the instructions for completing the Application.



 Absentee Voting

In-person absentee voting for the Spring Election (April 4, 2017) begins March 20, 2017 at the Clerk's Office until 5 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017.                    

The deadline for making application to vote absentee by mail is 5 p.m. on March 30, 2017. 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 the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

Deadline for Returning Ballot: The complete ballot must be delivered to the clerk no later than election day before the polls close.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted. 

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 reside in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 10 days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.  When submitting an Absentee Voting Application please be sure to include a photo ID as noted on the instructions for completing the application.  Click HERE for a list of acceptable photo ID.

In lieu of photo ID, the voters listed below may satisfy the voter ID requirement by the following means:

  1. Electors who are indefinitely confined - the signature of a witness on the Absentee Certificate Envelope.
  2. Electors residing in care facilities served by Special Voting Deputies - the signature of both deputies on the envelope.
  3. Electors residing in care facilities not served by Special Voting Deputies - the signature of an authorized representative of the care facility.  If the elector is also indefinitely confined, the elector does not need a representative of the facility to sign.
  4. Military, Permanent Overseas, and Confidential Electors - Exempt from the photo ID requirement.



New Glarus was established as a Swiss Colony in 1845 and incorporated as a Village in 1901. The Village has retained its Swiss charm with Alpine-style architecture, ethnic festivals and Swiss delicacies. The Village is located in beautiful Green County in south central Wisconsin. We are just 28 miles south of Madison and 17 miles north of Monroe on State Highway 69.


  319 2nd Street
    PO Box 399
    New Glarus, WI 53574

(608) 527-2510

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed