TYPE A NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
TYPE E NOTICE VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

POSTED JAN 14, 2020

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
The Spring Primary to be held on February 18, 2020 includes a Special Primary to fill a vacancy for Representative in Congress, District 7, the 2-year term of which expires on January 3, 2021.

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, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 10 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot. Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.
You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing or online at MyVote.wi.gov.

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 also submit a written request in the form of a letter or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at MyVote.wi.gov. Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature. You may make application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at 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 pm on Wednesday, 12 February 2020.

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.

Veda Reed
10770 270th Ave New Auburn WI 54757
Please call for appointment. 715-967-2050

The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is: 3 February 2020
The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office: 14 February 2020
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 Tuesday, 18 February at 8:00 P.M. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

Voter Information

Residents of the Town of Sampson vote at the Sampson Town Hall located at 10770 270th Ave. Telephone number is 715-967-2050. The polling place is accessible to elderly and disabled voters. Polls open at 7:00 A.M. and close at 8:00 P.M. the day of election.  Government issued photo ID is required before you can vote.

The following Elections will take place in 2020:

Feb 18-Spring Primary

April 7-Presidential Preference and Spring Primary

May 5-Special Election District 7

August 11-Partisan Primary

November 3-General Election

VOTER REGISTRATION NOTE: The Wisconsin State Statutes state that all residents must register to vote. You can register to vote on Election Day with proof of residency. A Wisconsin drivers license or last four digits of your Social Security Number are the primary forms of voter identification and they must be available for verification at the time of registration.

REQUESTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT: You must be registered to vote in the township and a copy of your Photo ID must be on file before requesting an absentee ballot. Absentee ballots are available by contacting the Clerk, Veda Reed at 715-967-2050 or go to Wisconsin Election Commission (http://elections.wi.gov) and on the left click on the “Forms” link, then scroll down to EL-121 (which you can fill in) and then print the form. You can then fax it to the Clerk’s Office at 715-967-2629 or mail it to:

Town of Sampson
Office of the Clerk
10040 270th Ave
New Auburn WI 54757
 

County-wide election results can be viewed by going to Chippewa County Courthouse and then link to Elections.

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Additional voting information can be found at My Vote Wisconsin (myvote.wi.gov). Here you will find where to vote, how to register to vote, who is on the ballot and info about your municipal clerk. You’ll also find the dates of the next election, a list of your elected officials by address and more.If you have legally changed your name, then you will need to update your voter record by submitting a new voter registration on MyVote Wisconsin. If you have moved to a new address then you will need to update your voter record by submitting a new voter registration.To get started,  search for your voter record at myvote.wi.gov.