2018 Election Dates
November 6 (General Election)
In-Person Early Absentee Voting begins October 8, 2018
Early voting hours are Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Extended voting hours will be on Friday, November 2, 2018 8:00am – 5:00pm
Town of Madison Polling Places
- Wards 2-9: Town of Madison Town Hall, 2120 Fish Hatchery Road, Madison
- Ward 1: Lakewood Gardens Mgmt. Office, 1909 Sherman Ave, Unit 22, Madison
To be eligible to vote, you must be: United States citizen; age 18 or older by Election Day; resident of the Town of Madison for at least 28 consecutive days before the election; finished serving sentence, including probation/parole, if convicted of felony.
Up to 20 days before an election you may register to vote with proof of address at the Town of Madison Town Hall. You may register with proof of address through the Friday before an election. On Election Day you can register to vote at your polling place with proof of address.
Proof of Address
When registering, you need to present one of the following documents—either in paper or electronic format—showing your current name at your address: WI driver license or WI state ID card; utility bill from last 90 days (water, gas, electric, cable, internet, landline, or cellular phone); bank or credit union statement; property tax bill or receipt; government document or check; paycheck; residential lease (a lease cannot be used when registering by mail); affidavit on letterhead from a public or private social service agency that is providing services to a homeless voter; college fee statement from last 9 months, with student ID Voting Absentee Absentee ballots are kept sealed and secure in the Clerk’s Office vault until counted at the polls on Election Day. You may vote absentee at the Town Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays, beginning the 15th day before an elect
ion and ending the Friday before an election.
Voting Absentee by Mail
To receive an absentee ballot by mail, submit a written request containing: your name; address where registered to vote; address where ballot should be sent; and your signature. Send the Clerk a copy or picture of your ID along with your absentee request. It is a felony to vote at the polls if you have returned an absentee ballot to the Clerk’s Office. In order for your absentee ballot to be counted, you must: sign the certificate envelope and have a witness sign the envelope.