**The County Board Districts have changed effective with the April, 2012 Spring Election. To view a map of your district please click on the appropriate district number below:
Description of Supervisory District
|Towns of Birch Creek, Bloomer, Cleveland, Lake Holcombe, and Sampson|
|Towns of Arthur, Colburn, Estella and Ruby, City of Cornell|
|Towns of Auburn, Cooks Valley, Eagle Point, Howard, and Woodmohr, and Village of New Auburn|
|Towns of Bloomer and Woodmohr, City of Bloomer|
|Town of Delmar and City of Stanley|
|Towns of Anson, Goetz, and Lafayette|
|Towns of Tilden and Wheaton|
|Towns of Edson, Lafayette, and Sigel, Village of Boyd and Village of Cadott|
|Towns of Hallie and Lafayette|
|Village of Lake Hallie and City of Eau Claire|
|12/13/14||City of Chippewa Falls, Wards 2-7|
|Town of Eagle Point, Ward 1 of City of Chippewa Falls|
Where do I vote?
All Wisconsin residents can access the Wisconsin Voter Information website. Enter your name and birthdate, or your address, and you'll be directed to your polling place.
- You may contact your municipal clerk. If you live in Chippewa County and do not know how to contact your municipal clerk, please call the County Clerk's Office at (715) 726-7980.
Who can vote?
- You must be a U.S. Citizen
- You must be18 years old on Election Day.
- You have been a resident of your election district for 28 consecutive days prior to the election.
- You have not lost your right to vote, i.e. a convicted felon.
How do I register to vote?
Complete the Application for Voter Registration (GAB 131)
Mail the completed form to your local municipal clerk's office.
To register in person: Last day to register in-person at your municipal clerk's office is the Friday before the election.
To register at the polls: If you wish to register at the polls, you will need to bring proof of residency stating you have lived at that address for 28 consecutive days along with a valid photo ID.
What is required in order to vote?
- You must show proof of residence if not registered
- You must state your name and address and sign the poll book
What qualifies as proof of residence?
The following constitute acceptable Proof-of-Residence if the document contains your current name and address and is valid on Election Day (unless otherwise indicated):
- A current and valid Wisconsin driver’s license/ID card.
- Any other official identification card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit.
- An employee ID card with a photograph, but not a business card.
- A real property tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the date of the election.
- A residential lease (does not count as proof of residence if elector submits form by mail).
- A picture ID or fee card from a university, college or technical institute.
- A utility bill for the period commencing not earlier than 90 days before the day registration is made.
- Bank statement.
When do I vote?
Election Day is always on a Tuesday unless a Special Election or a Referendum is held.
- Spring Elections:
- Spring Primary: 3rd Tuesday in February
- Presidential Preference: 1st Tuesday in April
- Fall Elections are in even numbered years:
- Partisan Primary: 2nd Tuesday in August
- General: 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November
How do I vote?
Do I need to bring an ID?
- An injunction of the Voter ID law is currently in effect. AT THIS TIME you do not need to show ID in order to vote.
What if I need help?
- If you need assistance of any kind, have a visual or physical disability, do not speak English, or have trouble understanding the English language, ask the election officials for help.
- You may select someone to assist you in voting. That individual may not be your employer or an agent of your employer or an officer or agent of a union representing you.
What if I make a mistake?
- If you make a mistake, return your ballot to the election official.
- Tell the inspector you made a mistake and request a new ballot.
- An election official is allowed to give you up to three replacement ballots if errors are made or the ballot is defective.
How do I vote absentee?
If you are not registered, you will need to do so prior to receiving an absentee ballot.
By Mail: You can request an absentee ballot by completing the Application for Absentee Ballot, GAB-121. Click here to download the form. Once complete, mail to your local municipal clerk with a copy of your photo ID.
- The last day to request an absentee ballot by mail is the Thursday prior to the election.
In Person at Clerk's Office: This can be done up until 5 p.m. on the Friday before the election. Please check with your municipal clerk for regular office hours.
If you apply for an absentee ballot in your municipal clerk's office, you must vote immediately, seal your ballot in the proper envelope and return it to a member of the clerk's staff. No ballots may be taken from the clerk's office.
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