Election Information

2017 SPRING ELECTION FOR KIMBERLY, WI

Spring Election - April 4th, 2017
Kimberly Municipal Complex - Evergreen Room

Local:
School Board
Vote for 2 (candidates: Ammie Ebben, Dr. Montgomery Elmer)

Village Board
Trustee - Vote for 3 (candidates: Mike Hruzek, Peggy R. Weber, Lee W. Hammen)

County:
Circuit Court Judge, Branch 1

 State:
State Superintendent of Public Instruction (primary will determine candidates)
Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court

Click below to see Ward map.

VILLAGE OF KIMBERLY WARD MAP

 

VOTER REGISTRATION is NOW OPEN!!

You can register as a new voter or update your name / address by completing the registration form and returning it to the Village Clerk along with proof of residency.

You can email the documents to: vtessen@vokimberly.org up to 4 weeks before an election.  
You can mail the documents to: Village of Kimberly - Elections, 515 W. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly, WI 54136 up to 4 weeks before an election
You can submit the documents in person at the clerk's office up until 5:00 PM the Friday BEFORE an election.  If you miss these deadline dates you will have to bring the registration form and proof of residency to your polling location on Election Day. Note - registering or updating your registration on an election day will increase the time it takes you to vote.

The first step in the election process is to be sure you are a registered voter in the Village of Kimberly and your registration has your current information.  If you are a new resident, recently changed your name or address, or have never voted before in the Village of Kimberly, you will need to complete a Voter Registration Application AND submit proof of residency.  Most common forms of Proof of Residency include: driver's license / WI ID, utility bill, bank statement, or something issued by the government such as a social security check, hunting license, traffic citation etc.The document must include your current name and current (new) address.This application is available at the Village Hall, Mon. - Fri. 8:00 am- 4:00 pm, or on our website www.vokimberly.org or you can register online using https://myvote.wi.gov/

SPRING ELECTION - Absentee Voting


NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION
APRIL 4, 2017
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.

 TO OBTAIN AN ABSENTEE BALLOT YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST IN WRITING.

 Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the election.  You may also request an absentee ballot by 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, your signature AND a photocopy of your valid proof of identification (Photo ID).

 MAKING AN APPLICATION TO RECEIVE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT BY MAIL:

 THE DEADLINE FOR MAKING APPLICATION TO VOTE ABSENTEE BY MAIL IS 5:00 P.M. 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.

 VOTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN-PERSON:

You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office or other specified location.  
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 4, 2017.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

 

ABSENTEE VOTING

There are only 3 requirements to getting an absentee ballot. First, you must be a registered voter, second, you must submit an Application for Absentee Ballot and a PHOTO COPY OF YOUR PROOF OF IDENTITY to the Village Clerk.  College students, if you intend to vote in the Village of Kimberly, please remember to register to vote and request an absentee ballot before you leave for school or early enough to meet the mailing deadlines.  Your other option is to register and vote in your college town.

If you have any questions regarding registration and/or absentee voting, please contact our office, Mon. - Fri. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm,
920-788-7500.

Need to vote absentee? Absentee Ballot Applications can be found at www.myvote.wi.gov, at the Clerk’s office, or by emailing vtessen@vokimberly.org.  A copy of your photo ID must be on file or included with your application before receiving a ballot.

Times/Dates/Deadlines for Absentee Voting 
In Person in Clerk’s Office:          
March 20th – 31st regular hours          
March 13th – 17th by appointment only

MY VOTE WISCONSIN ( https://myvote.wi.gov/ )

This is a very easy to use website. Just click on the picture of either the REGULAR voter, MILITARY voter, or OVERSEAS voter and enter your name and date of birth. From there you can check or change your registration information like an address or name change, request an absentee ballot, find your polling location, see who is on your ballot, view your voting history etc.  Additionally, you still need to mail/email/fax/drop off updated registration form and proof of residency to clerk's office.

Village Clerk's Office Hours:  
Monday thru Friday    
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Election Questions?  
Call 920-788-7500
E-mail: vtessen@vokimberly.org