2016 Election Dates
CITY ELECTION SCHEDULE FOR 2016
General Election Tuesday Nov 8, 2016
Nursing Home Absentee Voting
The City of Omro conducts absentee voting at the Omro Care Center in accordance with state statutes. Absentee voting for the November 8, 2016 General Election will take place on Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM and again on October 27, 2016 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM if necessary.
Voter Registration and Absentee Ballots
As of January 1, 2006, all municipalities in Wisconsin require voter registration prior to a person being eligible to vote. See the Elections Commission website for more information on voter registration.
Wisconsin Election and Ethics Commission:
Voter Registration Form: http://gab.wi.gov/node/1921
My Vote Wisconsin Online Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot System: https://myvote.wi.gov/
You must be a registered voter to request an absentee ballot. Visit the myvote.wi.gov site above for more information on how to register online and apply for an absentee ballot online. Even though you may apply online, you must still provide proof of registration with your voter registration and photo ID with your absentee ballot request.
Request by Mail:
Download the Absentee Ballot Request Form (EL-121). Complete the form and mail it to your municipal clerk's office at:
Omro City Hall
205 S. Webster Avenue
Omro, WI 54963.
The application must be received by the clerk no later than 5:00 PM on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you.
In-Person at your Municipal Clerk's Office: The clerk's office is currently conducting absentee voting by appointment or in office availability. Call 685-7000 for more information or just stop in and vote.
In office absentee voting starts officially at 8:30 AM on the third Monday prior to the election and ends at 5:00 PM on the Friday before the election. Please check with your municipal clerk for regular office hours. If ballots are available you may vote earlier in the office of the City Clerk by appointment or in office availability.
When voting in office you do not need to fill out a form requesting the absentee ballot. If you want the ballot mailed to you a form requesting the ballot must be submitted to the clerk's office. No absentee ballots may be taken from the clerk's office.
Deadline for Returning Ballot:
The completed ballot must be received in office or at the polls by 8:00 PM on election day in order for your ballot to be counted. Military ballots receive additional time.
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