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Election Information

The Spring Election, all of the Town Board positions, including the Treasurer and Clerk are up for election. The new two-year term would start in April 2017 at the Annual Town Meeting.


Voter Information: http://myvote.wi.gov

On this website you can see if you are registered, register to vote, preview the ballot, check your voting history and other information about voting.


Voter Registration:

Voter Registration form click herehttp://gab.wi.gov/forms/gab-131-english

Please Note: Proof of Residence is required for any elector, who is not a military or overseas elector, who registers by mail and has not previously voted in an election in Wisconsin. A copy must be included when submitting the registration application. If it is not included, the elector will be required to supply it before being issued a ballot.

How to Register

There are three ways in which an Elector May Register to Vote:

1. By Mail: Download the Application for Voter Registration (GAB-131) at  http://gab.wi.gov/forms/gab-131-fillable  Complete the form and mail it into your municipal clerk's office up to 5:00 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday (20th day) before the election.

Please Note: Proof of Residence is required for any elector, who is not a military or overseas elector, who registers by mail and has not previously voted in an election in Wisconsin. A copy must be included when submitting the registration application. If it is not included, the elector will be required to supply it before being issued a ballot.

2. In Person: Register in the municipal clerk's office up to the close of business on the Friday before the election. Note: After the BY MAIL deadline, the elector shall present acceptable proof of residence as outlined below.

3. At the Polling Place on Election Day: If you wish to register to vote at your polling place, you must bring proof that you have lived at your present location for 28 days preceding the election. For purposes of voter registration, the identifying document constitutes acceptable proof of residence if it includes:

a. A current and complete name, including both the given and family name and

b. A current and complete residential address, including a numbered street address, if any, and the name of a municipality.

Identifying documents must be valid on the day that an elector makes application for registration in order to constitute proof of residence.

Proof of Residence

Acceptable Forms of Identifying Documents that Serve as Proof of Residency are:

 

  1. A current and valid Wisconsin driver's license.
  2.  A current and valid Wisconsin identification card issued by the Department of Transportation.
  3. Any other official identification card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit.
  4. An official identification card or license issued by an employer in the normal course of business that contains a photograph of the cardholder or license holder, but not including a business card.
  5. A real estate tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the date of the election.
  6. A residential lease which is effective for a period that includes Election
    Day - except for first-time voters registering by mail.
  7. A university, college, or technical institute fee card or identification card (must include photo).
  8. A gas, electric or telephone service statement (utility bill) for the period commencing not earlier than 90 days before Election Day.
  9. A bank statement.
  10. A paycheck.
  11. A check or other document issued by a unit of government.

Absentee ballots:

To request an absentee ballot click herehttp://gab.wi.gov/forms/gab-121-english or submit a written request containing the following information: Name, Address in the Town of Elba, Date of the Election(s), Address the ballot should be mailed, Contact phone number, Signature and Date. Please mail to: Town of Elba,Jennifer Vujnovich, Clerk N4744 Slade Road, Columbus, WI 53925. The application must be received by the clerk no later than 5pm on the 5th day (Thursday) before the election in order for the absentee ballot to be mailed to you. 

To run for office:

General information for local government candidacy: http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/candidates/local

The following links provide you with the necessary forms, to be filed with the Town Clerk.

http://gab.wi.gov/forms/GAB-1  - Registration Statement

http://gab.wi.gov/forms/GAB-162 - Declaration of Candidacy

http://gab.wi.gov/forms/GAB-169 - Nomination paper for nonpartisan office.

 

Link To Tutorial for Accuvote Machine: http://gab.wi.gov/gab.wi.gov/voters/accessibility/accessible-voting-equipment/accuvotetsx