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Absentee Voting information for February 18, 2020 Spring Primary Election and the Special Primary Election – 7th Congressional District

City of Medford

 

Absentee Voting to be Administered at the Following Locations:

 

Aspirus Care & Rehab Facility Located at 135 South Gibson Street

Aspirus Country Gardens Located at 635 West Cedar Street

Our House Assisted Living Located at 1014 West Broadway Avenue

 

Special Voting Deputies appointed by the City of Medford will be administering absentee voting for the residents of this facility for the February 18, 2020 Spring Primary Election and the Special Primary Election – 7th Congressional District at the time and place listed below.

 

Aspirus Care & Rehab February 5, 2020 9:00 AM*

Our House Assisted Living LLC February 5, 2020 10:15 AM*

Aspirus Country Gardens February 5, 2020 1:00 PM*

 

and if necessary

 

Aspirus Care & Rehab Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:00 AM*

Aspirus Country Gardens Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:15 AM*

Our House Assisted Living LLC Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:30 AM*

 

*Times are approximate

 

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.

 

Only observers from each of the two recognized political parties whose candidates for governor or president received the greatest number of votes in the municipality at the most recent general election may accompany the deputies to each facility where absentee voting will take place. The observers may observe the process of absentee ballot distribution in the common areas of the home, facility or complex. Each party wishing to have an observer present shall submit the name of the observer to the Clerk or board of commissioners no later than the close of business on the last day prior to the visit.

 

Family members of residents may be present at the time of voting.

 

If you have further questions, please contact:

 

Virginia Brost, City Clerk

639 South Second Street

Medford, WI 54451

715-748-1181

vbrost@medfordwi.us

Posted: 1-22-20

CITY OF MEDFORD

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

 

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk. 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.

 

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing or online at MyVote.wi.gov

 

Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an 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 or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at MyVote.wi.gov. 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 may make application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at MyVote.wi.gov.

 

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

 

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:

February 13, 2020.

 

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.

 

Voting an absentee ballot in person

 

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.

 

Virginia Brost, Clerk

City of Medford

639 South Second Street

Medford, WI 54451

(715)748-4321

Absentee Voting Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM or by appointment

 

In person absentee voting began in the Clerk’s Office on January 6, 2020.

 

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office:

February 14, 2020.

 

No in-person 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 18, 2020. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

 

Posted: 1-17-20



 

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