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Posted on: June 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Are the Ballots available or not?

Update July 2nd: Further information from the Wisconsin Election Commission states that the order is not in effect until around July 21st. See the election commission communication here: https://elections.wi.gov/sites/elections.wi.gov/files/2020-07/OWI%20Decision%20Clerk%20Communication%20UPDATED%207.2.20.pdf 

We are still administering in person absentee at this time. More information to come.

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Update June 30th: The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its ruling, requiring several changes to election laws and procedures. In short:

  • In-Person Absentee voting for the August 11th Partisan Primary must cease until Tuesday, July 28th.
  • The voter registration residency requirement is now 28 days.
  • Clerks may no longer fax or email absentee ballots to regular absentee voters. Only military and overseas (permanent and temporary) voters may still receive ballots by fax or email.

Please see the election commission communication here: https://elections.wi.gov/sites/elections.wi.gov/files/2020-06/OWI%20Decision%20Clerk%20Communication%20UPDATED%206.30.2020.pdf 

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June 22nd - The City of Delafield has received the ballots for August 11, 20202 Partisan Primary. You can come into the City Hall Monday to Friday from 8:30AM to 4:00PM to vote in person. Bring your photo ID and your own pen. Black or Blue.  

Over 950 ballots went out in the mail on Monday June 22nd. Check myvote.wi.gov to see if your ballot was already sent to your house. We have a limited number of ballots ordered and will ask that you give the ballots 5 business days to reach you before contacting us to let us know if you didn’t get one. There are post office bar codes on the envelopes and you can see where it is with regards to the post office on myvote.wi.gov as well.

Only 2 people will be allowed in the office at any one time due to space. We will have sanitation items there for public use: spray, hand sanitizer, etc. We are not requiring masks. 

What is on this ballot? See the sample ballot in the link. 

We expect a 25-30% turnout for this one. We expect a 90-95% turnout for November. You can vote in the City Hall office up until the Friday before the election. All ballots received are locked up until the election. For more info on the process here in Delafield - you can read the Clerk’s letter on page 2 of the January 2019 Communicator

See you soon!




Sample Ballot for August 11, 2020
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