Elections
Bring it to the Ballot
A photo ID is now required to receive a ballot in all elections.  Click HERE to visit the Bring it to the Ballot website for more information about photo ID and voting.
My Vote Wisconsin
Look up your polling place and other election-related information including voter registration, voting history, current office holders, etc. at My Vote Wisconsin.
How do I register to vote?
  1. You must be a U.S. citizen, a Wisconsin resident and be 18 years old on or before Election Day.
  2. If you have a current and valid Wisconsin Driver's license or Wisconsin DOT issued identification card, this license or identification number must be provided on the Voter Registration application. 
  3. If you do not have a current Wisconsin Drivers License or Wisconsin DOT issued identification card you may use the last four digits of your social security number.
You may register in three different ways:
  1. In Person:  You may register at City Hall, 16773 South Main Street, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  You may register up to 5:00 PM on the day before the election.
  2. By Mail:  Print the Voter Registration and Voter Registration Instructions using the link below.  Complete the application and mail to City Hall, PO Box 327, Galesville, WI  54630.  **Please note that the application must be received at City Hall by the 20th day before the election and that any person registering to vote for the first time and submitting the registration application by mail must provide a copy of acceptable identification.  Please see list below for acceptable forms of proof of residence.
  3. At the Polling Place:  You may register on Election Day at the polling place:  Galesville Public Library Community Room, 16787 South Main Street.  You must bring proof of residency that you have lived at your present address for 10 days preceding the election.  Voting hours are 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Acceptable Forms of Proof of Residence Includes:
  • A current and valid Wisconsin Driver 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 estate tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the date of the election
  • A residential lease which is effective for a period that includes Election Day (Does not count as proof of residence if elector submits for by mail)
  • A picture ID from a university, college or technical college coupled with a fee receipt
  • A picture ID from a university, college or technical college coupled with an on-campus housing listing by the university, college or technical college to the municipality that denotes US Citizenship
  • A utility bill for the period commencing not earlier than 90 days before the day registration is made
  • (Homeless voters only) A letter from an organization that provides services to the homeless that identifies the voter and describes the location designated as the person's residence for voting purposes
  • A bank statement
  • A paycheck
  • A check or other document issued by a unit of government
PROOF OF RESIDENCE DOES NOT INCLUDE A PIECE OF MAIL ADDRESSED TO THE VOTER.
Where do I vote?
The Community Room of the Galesville Public Library, 16787 S. Main Street, Galesville, Wisconsin.  Polls are open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
How do I vote absentee?
You must be a registered voter before applying for an Absentee Ballot. 

You may request an absentee ballot using one of the options below:

1.  Request by Mail.  Click on the link below to obtain a  copy of the Applications for Absentee Ballot (GAB-121).  Complete the applications and mail to the City Clerk's Office at PO Box 327, Galesville, WI  54630.  The applications must be received by the City Clerk no later than 5:00 PM on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you.

2.  Request by E-Mail or Fax.  A voter may request that a ballot be sent to them by  sending an e-mail (galesvillewi@centurylink.net) or fax (608-582-9995) to City Hall.  NOTE:  an e-mailed or faxed request must be followed with an original signature.  Print or copy your request, sign it, and return it with your ballot, but outside the certified ballot envelope.  This request should be made no later than 5:00 PM on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you.

3.  In-Person at City Hall.  Absentee voting in the Clerk's office can be done between July 25, 2016 and August 5, 2016 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  If you apply for an absentee ballot at City Hall, you will be given the ballot and an envelope to vote immediately.  No ballots may be taken from City Hall.

The completed ballot must be received by City Hall no later than 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

Who should I contact with further questions?
If you have any questions, please call the City Clerk's Office at 608-582-2475.  Or click on the link below for the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board's website, www.gab.wi.gov.
 
 
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