The Spring Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, February 20th. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please contact the Town Clerk at 715-246-9878 if you have any questions.
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
STATE SENATE GENERAL ELECTION
February 20, 2018
Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an 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.
TO OBTAIN AN ABSENTEE YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST IN WRITING
Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for 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. You must include a copy of an acceptable form of Photo ID. You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail, email or in person.
THE DEADLINE FOR MAKING APPLICATION TO RECEIVE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT BY MAIL IS 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, February 15, 2018.
Note: Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror. If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.
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.
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday
Michael Burke, Clerk
Township of Star Prairie
2118 Cook Drive
Somerset, WI 54025
THE FIRST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS JANUARY 30, 2018.
THE LAST DAY TO VOTE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018.
No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election.
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 February 20, 2018. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.
There will be a public test of the township’s voting equipment on Monday, February 12, 2018. at 10 a.m. The test will take place at the Star Prairie Township Town Hall, 2118 Cook Drive, Somerset, WI. The public is welcome to attend.
Mike Burke, Clerk
TOWN OF STAR PRAIRIE
NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION
April 3, 2018
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the Town of Star Prairie on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed. The term for all offices is for two years beginning on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
Town Board Supervisor Michele Hermansen
Town Board Supervisor Joe Schachtner
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that the first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2017, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, in the office of the Town Clerk.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
Dated this 9th day of November, 2017
Michael Burke, Clerk/Treasurer
Town of Star Prairie
2118 Cook Drive, Somerset, WI