Ballot Information and Sample Ballots


Absentee ballots will be mailed on September 22, 2016, and within 24 hours of receipt of application thereafter. Requests for mailing absentee ballots must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before the election for regular electors, and by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before the election for indefinitely confined electors. Exceptions apply for military electors, hospitalized electors and sequestered jurors.

Absentee voting in person begins Monday, October 24, 2016.
The last day to vote in person in the Clerk’s office is by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before the election.

Sample Ballot for Wards 1, 3, 4 and 18 

Sample Ballot for Wards 2, 16, 17, 19, 20 and 21


Sample Ballot for Wards 5-15

The sample ballots you are viewing on this page are scanned images, which may reduce the quality of the documents. If the quality is not clear when you view your sample ballot, you may choose to view your sample ballot on My Vote Wisconsin at  If you don’t know your ward number, My Vote Wisconsin will provide that information.  We continue to provide you with both options for your convenience.