2018 Election Schedule
hours are from 7:00am until 8:00pm on
Election - February 20, 2018
Spring Election -
April 3, 2018
Election - August 14, 2018
General Election -
November 6, 2018
Effective in 2016, Voter
ID is in effect. Make sure you have
the right ID before you come to the polls!
Check out BringIt.WI.gov!
Acceptable Photo ID's
Other Election Law
A number of election laws changed in 2011 to
provide a more secure election process.
Among these changes are new residency
requirements, voter identification, a
requirement for each person who votes to
sign the poll book. If you are new to
town or plan to vote absentee, you should
read the information below to make sure your
VOTER LAW CHANGE BROCHURE
You must be a resident of the town for at
least 10 days
prior to the election date. If you have
moved to town, you will need to provide
evidence of your move-in date (a copy of a
lease, electric bill, mail to that address,
etc.) You can still register to vote the
day of the election, but it is highly
recommended you register early. Check to see
if you are registered to vote by visiting
http://vpa.wi.gov. Check out the
eligible documents you can use for
Proof of Residency.
You can register online
When registering by
must include a copy of your driver's
license and proof
of residency if your license does not have
your current address, but you do have to
Proof of Residency.
is a "blackout period" of 20 days prior to
each election where you are required to
register in person and mailed in
applications cannot be accepted.
Click here for the Voter Registration form:
Voter Registration Form EB-131 (Acrobat Reader is required)
You must be a
registered voter to request an absentee
ballot and you must make your request in
writing and provide a copy of your
Drivers' License. (Absentee
Ballot - Form EB-121).
You must be registered to vote to request an
You can mail
it to Town of Merrimac, P.O. Box 115,
Merrimac, WI 53561; or scan it in and
email it to
email@example.com. You can also request
an absentee ballot at
town will only accept in-person voting
during our regular office hours of Mondays
from 10am to noon or by appointment only.
You do not have to call for appointment
IF the clerk is in the office Monday -
Friday between the hours of 7am and 8pm;
however, do not count on the clerk being
available without calling first.
Absentee Ballot - Form EB-121