ELECTION INFORMATION

Due to COVID-19 we strongly recommend that everyone request an absentee ballot to vote by mail. You can request an absentee ballot HERE.

Election Information Schedule
-2020: February 18 Spring primary, April 7 Spring Election and Presidential Preference,
August 11 Primary, November 3 General Election (Presidential and Federal Election)
- Polls open at 7:00 a.m. / Polls close at 8:00 p.m. - state law

  • if you're already in line at 8:00 p.m. you will get to vote

Polling Place - where you vote in the Town of Hortonia
- Beginning 2010, residents vote at the Fire Hall

  • located at 700 W. Nye St. (County Rd TT) in Hortonville

  • Fire Hall has more parking, more room, bathrooms, ADA compliant, better

         environmental control, easier to setup, better access to communication with state,
         county and other election-day entities

-Note: Town Hall continues to host Town Board, Plan Commission, Board of Review,
Board of Appeals and all other meetings, unless otherwise indicated 
Qualifications for Voting
-You qualify to vote in the Town of Hortonia if...

  • You are 18 years old, or older (on or before election day)

  • You are a U.S. citizen

  • You have resided in the Town of Hortonia for 28 days preceding the election

  • MUST PROVIDE A VALID PHOTO ID 

-You are disqualified if...

  • You have been convicted of treason, felony, or bribery

  • And have not had your right to vote restored through pardon or you are still

         under supervision or have not completed your sentence.

  • You made a bet or wagered on the outcome of the election

  • A court order exists indicating that you have been adjudicated incompetent in

         Wisconsin

 

Register to Vote at the polls on Election day
https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/RegisterToVote
-You must register before you can vote
-Follow the instructions on the form
-Your name must appear EXACTLY as it does on your WI ID
-Return the form to the Town or County clerk (prior to election day), or
-Bring the form with you (on election day)
Proof of Residence
-An operator's license issued under Wis Stats. Ch. 343 (ie. DMV ID)
-A State-Issued Wisconsin ID Card
-Any other official ID card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit
-An ID card or license issued by a business that also has the voter's picture - cannot be a
business card
-A property tax bill for the current year or the year preceding the election
-A residential lease (not valid as proof of residence for a mail-in registration)
-A university, college or technical school ID card with the voter's picture. This proof need
not contain the voter's full name or address if the issuing school provides the clerk a
current and certified list of students and if the clerk can locate the voter on that list.
- A utility bill for a period starting not more than 90 days before the election
-A bank statement
- A paycheck
- A government check documents
Must include:

  • A current and complete name, including both the given and family name; and

  • A current and complete residential address, including a numbered street address,

         if any, and the name of the municipality (ie. Hortonville, New London or Dale -
         the Town of Hortonia is serviced by these Post Offices)

note: the poll worker or clerk is required by law to copy down the last four digits of your account
number of the utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, etc (we're not trying to steal your identity -
getting the number is part of our job as required by law)

 

Absentee Voting
-Any registered voter may request an absentee ballot.
-The easiest way is to go to https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/
-In person request by appointment at the clerk’s office (call 920-216-0932)  can be made
until 5:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding the election.
-Special provisions are made for hospitalized electors and sequestered jurors.
-Absentee Ballots must be received by Election Day to be counted

TOWN HALL: 920 779-9780
PO BOX 301 W9702 GIVENS RD HORTONVILLE, WI 54944-0301

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