Election Information

 

The Partisan Primary will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

 

LOCATION AND HOURS OF POLLING PLACE

At the Partisan Primary to be held on August 9, 2016, in the Town of Ridgeway, the following polling place location will be used for the wards indicated:

                              Location                                                                            Wards

                Town of Ridgeway Town Hall                                                            1 & 2

                       6300 Prairie Road

             Ridgeway, Wisconsin 53582-9686

THE POLLING PLACE WILL OPEN AT 7:00 A.M. AND WILL CLOSE AT 8:00 P.M.

If you have any questions concerning your polling place, contact the municipal clerk.

Nancy Parkos

6300 Prairie Road - Ridgeway
Town Hall Phone/Fax:  (608) 924-2247
Home:  (608) 935-0491

Call for appointment

 

All polling places are accessible to elderly and disabled voters.

Notice of Meeting of the Local Board of Canvassers

 At the close of voting on Election Day, pursuant to the provisions of Wis. Stat. § 19.84, the Election Inspectors at each polling place will convene as the Local Canvassing Board for the purpose of conducting the local canvass pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 7.51.  This meeting will be open to the public pursuant to Wis. Stat. §§ 19.81-89.

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

TOWN OF RIDGEWAY

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

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 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.

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. 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 for an absentee ballot by mail, email or in person.

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 the fifth day before the election, Thursday, 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.

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.

RIDGEWAY TOWN HALL – 6300 PRAIRIE ROAD – RIDGEWAY, WI

PHONE/FAX:  (608) 924-2247

 

NANCY PARKOS – CLERK – HOME PHONE:  (608) 935-0491

MONDAY THRU FRIDAY (9 AM – 4 PM) – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office is:
TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office is:
FRIDAY, MARCH 31ST

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 before the polls close on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

Absentee Voting & Other Voting Information


TOWN OF RIDGEWAY - VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

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 resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 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.

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.  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 for an absentee ballot by mail or in person.

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 the fifth day before the election, Thursday, November 3, 2016.

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.

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.

Nancy Parkos – Clerk
Town of Ridgeway
6300 Prairie Road
Ridgeway, WI   53582-9686
Phone/Fax:  (608) 924-2247
Home Phone:  (608) 935-0491
Email:  TWNRIDGE@MHTC.NET 

HOURS AVAILABLE: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday:  8 AM – 6 PM
By APPOINTMENT ONLY

The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office was:
Monday, September 26, 2016

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office:
6 PM on Friday, November 4, 2016 (By Appointment Only)

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, November 8, 2016.  Ballots must be received by the Municipal Clerk no later than 8 PM on Elective Day.

 

Election Forms & Information

Voting and Election Information


To check the status of your absentee ballot or to check your voter history

State of Wisconsin Government Accountabilility Board

The State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board has all the forms available for download at their web site. Below are links to some of the most requested forms.

GAB-121 Absentee Ballot Request

GAB-131 Voter Registration Application