Spring Primary Election Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Notice of Spring Primary Election
Notice is hereby given of an election to be held Tuesday, February 21, 2017 for the election of state offices. Polls will be open from 7:00AM-8:00PM at Town of Vienna Town Hall, 7161 CTH I, Deforest 53532. This polling location is accessible to elderly and disabled voters.
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
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. Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.
You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing
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. 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 for an absentee ballot by mail, email or in person.
Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail
The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:
5:00 p.m. on the fifth day before the election, Thursday, February 16, 2017.
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.
KATHY CLARK, CLERK, TOWN OF VIENNA
7161 COUNTY ROAD I
DEFOREST, WI 53532 (608) 846-3800
IN-PERSON VOTING HOURS: 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. MONDAY – FRIDAY*
*Friday, February 17, 2017 until 5:00 p.m.
The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office:
Friday, February 17, 2017
No in-person absentee 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 21, 2017. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.
If you have any questions concerning your polling place, contact the municipal clerk, Kathleen Clark, at 608-846-3800.
Town of Vienna
About Vienna: It is a 36-square-mile geographic and governmental unit located in northern Dane County. Our north border is the Columbia County line, the east border is the Village of DeForest and Town of Windsor, the south border is the Village of Waunakee and the Town of Westport, and the west border is the Village of Dane and Town of Dane. We are conveniently located just north of Madison, home of our State Capitol. The Town population is estimated to be 1532 as of August 1, 2016.
Town Board Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall. Plan Commission meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall.
The Vienna Town Hall is located at the southwest corner of County Highways V and I. Normal office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm with occasional closings due to meetings or trainings.
Town Facebook Page!
Recently, the town started a Facebook Page to better connect with residents and get information out quicker. On the page, you will find road closings (that we are aware of), election information, and anything that needs to get out to residents quickly. In the future, you'll find pictures of Vienna, and if you have any you'd like to share, send them our way! We'll put them up with a short description and credit for who took the photo. Like us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Vienna-801303599998806/?fref=ts