2020 Election Schedule
Partisan Office Election - Tuesday, August 11, 2020
General Election (Presidential) - Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Where Do I Vote?
You can find your polling place location by going to the following website: https://myvote.wi.gov
If you need more information please call the town clerk at 920.667.4446 or stop at the town hall on election day. Our friendly staff will direct you to your polling place if you are uncertain of where you would vote.
What if I have changed my Name or my Address since I voted in the Last Election?
To change your name/address you will need to complete a new Voter Registration Application. Attach one form of acceptable proof of residence or proof of the name change and mail to the Town of Fremont Clerk. Feel free to call 920.667.4446 if you have questions.
- Voter Registration Application - Form EL-131
Anyone wishing to vote in the Town of Fremont has the following options to register:
- ONLINE – https://myvote.wi.gov
- IN PERSON
- BY MAIL
- AT THE POLLING PLACE ON ELECTION DAY
Important: A copy of proof of residence must be included when submitting the voter registration application by mail, when registering to vote at the polling place, and when registering to vote on Election Day.
- IN PERSON: Register in the town clerk’s office. Arrangements will be made to meet with you at the town hall no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before the election.
- BY MAIL: Complete the Voter Registration Application. Print the form, sign and date the form, and mail to the Town of Fremont Clerk along with a copy of acceptable proof of residence. You may register by mail until the 3rd Wednesday preceding the next election.
- AT THE POLLING PLACE ON ELECTION DAY: If you wish to register to vote at the town hall, you must bring acceptable proof that you have lived at your present address for 10 days preceding the election. Examples of this document can be found on the reverse side of the Voter Registration Application or below under Proof of Residence.
Proof of Residence:
- Acceptable Proof of Residence – myvote.wi.gov/en-us/ProofofResidence
- Absentee Ballot Request – Form EL-121 (click to download) application
- Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. To obtain an absentee ballot you may:
- Personally come to the town clerk’s office to cast an absentee ballot during the specified days and hours preceding the election or by appointment.
- You can make a request in writing and we will mail you an absentee ballot. The written request must include your voting address within the Town of Fremont, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature. State Law currently requires a photo ID in order to receive a ballot. Please include a copy of your valid photo ID with your request. You can also print our Absentee Ballot Request form. If you use this form, remember to sign and date the form prior to submitting it by mail.
- You may also make a request by email containing the information as stated above in number two and attach a copy of your photo ID to the email to: [email protected]
- The deadline for submitting an absentee request by mail is 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday preceding the election. The deadline for voting an absentee ballot in the clerk's office is 5:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding the election.
All voted absentee ballots must be returned to the Clerk’s Office by Election Day in order to be counted.
NOTICE VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT – TOWN OF FREMONT
August 11, 2020
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 or online at MyVote.wi.gov.
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 or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at MyVote.wi.gov. 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. You may make application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by e-mail or at MyVote.wi.gov. You must include a copy of your photo ID with the application.
Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail
The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:
5 pm on the fifth day before the election, Thursday, August 6, 2020.
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 during the day and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.
Absentee voting will be available before the election starting Monday, July 28, 2020 and ending Friday, August 7, 2020 by appointment. Call 920.667.4446 to arrange a time to meet you at the town hall.
The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:
Monday, July 28, 2020
The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office:
Friday, August 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
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 August 11, 2020. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.
Heidi Jacobson, Clerk-Treasurer
(Note: The Type E Notice is published by the municipal clerk on the 4th* Tuesday before each primary and each election held in the municipality. If a weekly paper is used for publication, the notice is published in the closest preceding issue to the 4th* Tuesday before each primary and each election. If a municipality chooses to post this notice in lieu of publication, the notice must be posted no later than the 4th* Tuesday before the primary or the election.)* The Type E Notice for a special primary or election for national state, county or municipal or special district office, not held concurrently with the spring or general election, is published on the 3rd Tuesday preceding the primary or election. Wis. Stat. §§ 10.01(2)(e), 10.06(3)(f).
TYPE E NOTICE | Rev 2016-08 | Wisconsin Elections Commission, P.O. Box 7984, Madison, WI 53707-7984 | 608-261-2028 | web: elections.wi.gov | email: [email protected]
On election days, residents of the Town of Fremont can vote at the Fremont Town Hall, E7403 Hwy 110 Fremont, Wisconsin.
The polls are open for each election from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
All voters in the Town of Fremont must be registered to vote. You will be required to show a photo ID before voting.
Voters must sign the poll book to obtain a ballot. Voters unable to sign the poll book because of a physical disability are exempt from this requirement. If this applies to you, tell the election officials that you are unable to sign because of a disability. Election officials will write "exempt" in your signature block.
Upon entering the polling place, an elector shall give his or her name and address and show his/her photo identification before being permitted to vote. Upon being permitted to vote, the elector will state a paper ballot or voting machine preference. A pollworker will issue a signed paper ballot and direct the elector to a booth; or a pollworker will direct the elector to the voting machine. The elector shall retire alone to a voting booth or voting machine and cast his or her ballot except that an elector who is a parent or guardian may be accompanied by the elector's minor child or minor ward. An election official may inform the elector of the proper manner for casting a vote, but the official may not in any manner advise or indicate a particular voting choice.
At the election, where touch screen voting systems are used, the elector shall depress the button next to the name of the candidate for whom he or she intends to vote. To vote for a person whose name does not appear on the ballot, the elector shall write the name on a paper ballot, or type in the name of the person of his or her choice in the space provided for a write-in vote.
The vote should not be cast in any other manner. The elector may spoil a TOUCH SCREEN ballot at the voting station, but not more than three ballots shall be issued to any one elector. Sample ballots or other materials to assist the elector in casting his or her vote may be taken into the booth and copied. The sample ballot shall not be shown to anyone so as to reveal how the ballot is marked.
After an official TOUCH SCREEN ballot is marked, or after the paper ballots are marked and deposited in the appropriate ballot boxes, the elector shall leave the polling place promptly.
An elector may select an individual to assist in casting his or her vote if the elector declares to the presiding official that he or she is unable to read, has difficulty reading, writing or understanding English or that due to disability is unable to cast his or her ballot. The selected individual rendering assistance may not be the elector's employer or an agent of that employer or an officer or agent of a labor organization which represents the elector.