Elections

2017 Election Dates

  • Spring Primary - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
  • Spring Election - Tuesday April 4, 2017
April 4, 2017 Spring Election Information and Timeline of Events link

  • No Fall Partisan Elections
Photo ID is required to vote      Proof of Residency is required to register

Absentee Ballot Application
Form EL-121

You must be REGISTERED TO VOTE before an absentee ballot can be issued.

Military and Permanent Overseas go to MyVote to apply. Temporary Overseas is processed the same as a regular absentee voter. Contact the town clerk if you need further explanation.

Absentee By Mail:
Absentee In-Person:
  • Last day to vote in-person is 5:00 p.m. the Friday before an election in the clerk's office.
  • Please call ahead at 920-235-7771 or email [email protected] to confirm a day and time
  • Come prepared with your Photo ID

Acceptable forms of Photo Identification

Full explanation of all Photo Identifications

Indefinitely confined and military voters are exempt from Photo ID requirement.

Request or track your absentee ballot status at MyVote.

Voter Registration Application
Form EL-131 

Registration By Mail:
  • Complete the Voter Registration Application
  • Include a copy of your Proof of Residency
  • A request must be received by mail the Thursday before an election
  • You must have lived at your present location for ten (10) days preceding the election
  • Scroll down for mailing, email, and contact information
Registration In-Person:
  • Register with the municipal clerk up to 5:00 p.m. the Friday before an election
  • Please call ahead at 920-235-7771 or email [email protected] to confirm a day and time
  • Come prepared with acceptable Proof of Residency that includes your name and present address location
  • You must live at your present location for ten (10) days preceding the election
Registration at the Polling Place on Election Day:
  • You must bring proof that you have lived at your present location for ten (10) days preceding an election, Proof of Residency
  • Your address must be in the Town of Oshkosh
  • Scroll down to find Town of Oshkosh polling place address location
  • Please note: The City of Oshkosh is south of the Town of Oshkosh. We are separate municipalities. City addresses must vote at the appropriate city polling place. Town of Oshkosh residents, you are at the right place.

Submit Application to:

Mailed - Town Clerk Jeannette Merten, 1076 Cozy Lane, Oshkosh WI 54901
Fax - 920-231-3435
Email - [email protected]
Make an Appointment - call 920-235-7771

Polling Place on Election Day

Town of Oshkosh Town Hall, 230 E County Rd Y, Oshkosh WI 54901

Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Contact Election Inspectors on Election Day: 920-231-5887 (town hall)

Wisconsin Elections Commission

Wisconsin Ethics Commission

For the most current information regarding Election law, procedure, and forms.

Photo ID Law

Bring it to the ballot.WI Real DL

Learn more about Photo ID law and acceptable Photo IDs required to vote, please visit the Wisconsin Elections Commission website.

 

 

Free State ID card for voting

For instructions on how to obtain a Free State ID card, please visit:

http://www.bringitwisconsin.com/free-id-and-identification-card-petition-process-idpp-palm-card

Visit your local DMV office (Department of Motor Vehicle).WI State ID

Items to bring with you when applying for a State ID are listed on the DMV website.

 

ID Card for voting phone (608) 266-1069
All other ID Card questions phone (608) 264-7447

Document verification petition process for a Wisconsin ID Card for voting purposes WIDOT website

I moved and/or changed my name

You must re-register to vote.

  • Wisconsin law requires that you live at your current address for 28 consecutive days to be eligible to vote from your new address.
  • If you have lived at your new address for less than 28 consecutive days before the election you are still eligible to vote from your former address.
  • If you have moved to Wisconsin less than 28 consecutive days before an election you may be eligible to cast a Presidential-only ballot.  For more information on eligibility requirements, please see the Voter Eligibility Guide.
  • Photo ID is required to vote. Proof of Residency is required to register.

Election Results

View past Election results

Apply to be an Election Inspector

If you are interested in being part of the Election process, please complete the Election Official application and submit to the Town Clerk.

Training is required and provided. Training and working the polls are paid at $12/hour. Election Inspectors work 1/2-day shifts.

More information about being a poll worker/Election inspector can be found at the State website.

Qualifications for an Elections Inspector are:

  • Read, Write and Understand the English Language
  • Must be a qualified elector of Winnebago County

High school students; if you are interested in being an Elections Inspector the qualifications are:

  • The age of 16 or 17
  • Must be a resident of the Town of Oshkosh
  • Have a 3.0 grade point average or equivalent
  • Have permission from your parents and school

Election inspectors are exempt from FICA withholdings up to $1700 gross wage per calendar year.

Reporting explanation from the Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue.

IRS explanation on exemption and reporting FICA.