2018 Election Dates
CITY ELECTION SCHEDULE FOR 2018
Spring Primary Tuesday February 20, 2018
Spring Election Tuesday April 3, 2018
Partisan Primary Tuesday August 14, 2018
General Election Tuesday November 6, 2018
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 Spring Primary on February 20, 2018 will take place on February 1st and February 15th, 2018 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM.
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.
Become an Election Official / Pollworker
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Paid Training @ $9.00 per hour.
The City of Omro encourages all private citizens to vote and to become involved in the election process. One of the most rewarding ways to do this is to become an Election Day poll worker.
Citizen involvement is essential to conduct open, accurate and fair elections in Wisconsin. We hope that you will consider participation in one of these positions.
Contact your City Clerk at (920) 685-7000.Deadline for governing body of a municipality to appoint election inspectors and special voting deputies for the 2018 -2019 term is December 31, 2017.
Voter Accessability / ADA Compliance
The Omro polling place is handicapped accessible with electronic voter access doors.
Wisconsin election officials are given immense responsibility to ensure that elections are conducted in a fair and impartial manner while maintaining the integrity of the election process.
A key to developing and maintaining public trust is to make the election process accessible and transparent for all participants. This involves working with representative organizations and groups, providing assistance to eliminate physical barriers to the polling place, acquiring voting equipment that enables all citizens to cast an independent and private ballot in a dignified manner and providing information that enables all citizens to fully participate in the election process.
If you require special assistance for voting, contact the city clerk's office at (920) 685-7000. In home voting and curbside assistance will be accommodated.
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