Amended Notice for Voting by Absentee Ballot

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VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CITY OF CEDARBURG - (Please note the change in hours below.  Voting location has changed from the Clerk's office to the Outside of the Cedarburg City Hall, W63N645 Washington Ave. This is subject to change if the State of Wisconsin Elections Commission changes how elections are held because of COVID-19.)

The first day to vote an absentee ballot at City Hall is: Monday, March 23, 2020

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

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  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

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is: 5:00 pm on the fifth day before the election, April 2, 2020.

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: 262-375-7606.

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:

City Hall, W63 N645 Washington Avenue, Cedarburg, WI 53012

Monday, March 23rd - 8:00 a.m. to Noon.

Tuesday, March 24th - 8:00 a.m. to Noon

Thursday, March 26th – Noon – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 31st – 8:00 a.m. – Noon

Thursday, April 2nd – 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, April 3rd – 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office: Friday, April 3, 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 April 7, 2020.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.