Town of Chilton

Voting by Absentee Ballot

April 7th, 2020 Election


Any qualified voter who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote by 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.  Photo ID is required.


Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail.

The deadline for making application by mail is:

5PM on the fifth day before the election, THURSDAY, April 2nd, 2020.

NOTE:  Special absentee voting provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror.  If this applies to you, contact the municipal Clerk regarding deadline for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.


Mail request for absentee ballot to:

Town of Chilton

N4695 CTY BB

Chilton, WI. 53014


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.  PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED.


The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s office is:

MONDAY, March 23rd, 2020

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s office is:

FRIDAY, April 3rd, 2020

To request an absentee ballot in person by appointment only:

Town of Chilton Clerk, Sheila Koehler-Oakley:  920-849-4720


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, April 7th, 2020.  Any ballots received after the polls close will NOT be counted.