Elections for 2018
February 20, 2018 - Spring Primary
April 3, 2018 - Spring Election
August 14, 2018 - Partisan Primary
November 6, 2018 - General 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.
WI VOTER PHOTO ID RULES
Voters are urged to plan now to make sure they have an acceptable photo ID to vote at all elections.
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.
GENERAL ELECTION - NOVEMBER 6, 2018
Notice of Absentee Voting in Care Facilities
- Register to Vote Online
- Voter Registration Application
- Proof of Residence for Voter Registration
- Voter Registration Guide
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.
- Request an Absentee Ballot Online
- Absentee Voting Application
- Absentee Voting Guide
- Military and Overseas Voting in Wisconsin
- Federal Voting Assistance Program for WI Military and Overseas Voters
In-person absentee voting for the General Election (on November 6, 2018) will begin October 22, 2018 at the Village Clerk's Office (8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon. - Fri.) until 5 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2018.
The deadline for making application to vote absentee by mail is 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018. 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:
- Electors who are indefinitely confined - the signature of a witness on the Absentee Certificate Envelope.
- Electors residing in care facilities served by Special Voting Deputies - the signature of both deputies on the envelope.
- 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.
- Military, Permanent Overseas, and Confidential Electors - Exempt from the photo ID requirement.