Absentee Voting

Obtaining a Ballot By Mail

You must be a registered voter at your current address in the Village of Germantown to request an absentee ballot by mail. All requests for an Absentee Ballot must be in writing by the elector. Use the Application for Absentee Ballot or write an email or letter requesting an absentee ballot be mailed to you. The application must be received by the Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you .

All requests must include the following information:

  • Name of the registered voter requesting the absentee ballot
  • The address to which you are registered to vote in the Village of Germantown
  • The address where the ballot should be sent, if different than your residence
  • The signature of the registered voter requesting the absentee ballot. Signature is not required for email requests.
  • If you have not previously provided a copy of photo ID, photo ID must accompany the request. For the full list of acceptable photo ID visit http://bringit.wi.gov.

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Deadline for Returning an Absentee Ballot

The completed ballot must be received by the Clerk's Office no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. A ballot may be delivered directly to Village Hall prior to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Voting by Absentee Ballot 

In-Person Absentee Voting will take place at the Village Clerk's Office two weeks prior to the election.  

No ballots may be taken from the Clerk's Office, they must be voted upon and turned in that day.

Military Electors

Military electors should contact the Office of the Village Clerk regarding the deadlines for requesting or submitting an absentee ballot. 

The Village Clerk can be reached at 262-250-4745, e-mail elections@germantownwi.gov, or the address listed above.