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Elections

All elections are held at the Town of Belgium Town Hall     
171 Main Street - Belgium WI    
7 a.m.  -  8 p.m.

 

 

Photo ID is required to vote at all elections.  Visit bringit.wi.gov  (click box below) for more information and acceptable forms of photo ID.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Register to Vote:  There are four options to register to vote.  By mail, online, in person, or at the polling place on election day.  Visit myvote.wi.gov (click box below) for more information and a list of acceptable forms of proof of residency.

 

 

 

 

 

Request an Absentee Ballot:                     EARLY VOTING IS ABSENTEE VOTING

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on election day may request an absentee ballot.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is the Thursday before the election by 5 p.m.  (Military & Indefinitely Confined until 5 p.m. Friday)

Some of the options to obtain an absentee ballot are as follow:

 

1.  Visit myvote.wi.gov.  Follow the simple instructions, complete the application and provide a copy of your photo ID.  A ballot will be mailed to you.

2.  Print and complete the application below (EL-121) and submit  to the Town Clerk  with a copy of your photo ID either by mail  or email.  

 

3.  Submit a written request and a copy of your photo ID to the Town Clerk by mail or email .  The written request must include your name/address, indicate the election you are requesting a ballot for, and the address to send the ballot.

4.  Make an appointment (no regular office hours) to meet the Town Clerk at Town Hall.

E-mail address:                   clerk@townofbelgiumwi.gov

Mailing address:                 PO Box 156, Belgium WI  53004

Town Hall address:            171 Main St, Belgium  (no regular office hours)

 

Forms:

6.28(1) Register to Vote: must be postmarked no later than the 3rd Wednesday before the election.  Online registration closes at 11:59 pm.

6.86(1)(b) Deadline to request absentee ballot by mail/online:  5:00 pm the 5th day preceding the election.

Elections in 2024:

April 2, 2024  -   Spring Election     March 13: deadline to register to vote by mail/online; must register in person after

August 13, 2024  -   Partisan Primary   July 24: deadline to register to vote by mail/online; must register in person after

November 5, 2024 -   General Election  October 16: deadline to register to vote by mail/online; must register in person after

TOWN OF BELGIUM

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

SPRING ELECTION

APRIL 2, 2024

 

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 28 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 pm on the fifth day before the election.                                                   March 28, 2024

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.

 

The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:        March 19, 2024

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office is:         March 27, 2024

 

Call/email for an appointment:                     Monday through Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Anne Nord,  262-285-3326,  clerk@townofbelgiumwi.gov

 

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 April 2, 2024.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

TOWN OF BELGIUM

LOCATION AND HOURS OF POLLING PLACE

 

At the Election to be held on APRIL 2, 2024, in the Town of Belgium, the polling place location for Wards 1-3 will be

 

171 Main Street, Belgium WI.

 

THE POLLING PLACE WILL OPEN AT

7:00 A.M. AND WILL CLOSE AT 8:00 P.M.

 

The polling place is accessible to elderly and disabled voters.  If you have any questions concerning your polling place, contact the municipal clerk.

 

Anne Nord

262-285-3326

clerk@townofbelgiumwi.gov

Notice of Meeting of the Local Board of Canvassers

At the close of voting on Election Day, pursuant to the provisions of Wis. Stat. §19.84, the Election Inspectors at the polling place will convene as the Local Canvassing Board for the purpose of conducting the local canvass pursuant to Wis. Stat. §7.51. This meeting will be open to the public pursuant to Wis. Stat. §§19.81-89.

TYPE A NOTICE OF REFERENDUM ELECTION April 2, 2024 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the several towns, villages, cities, wards, and election districts of the State of Wisconsin, on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, the following questions will be submitted to a vote of the people pursuant to law: QUESTION 1: “Use of private funds in election administration. Shall section 7 (1) of article III of the constitution be created to provide that private donations and grants may not be applied for, accepted, expended, or used in connection with the conduct of any primary, election, or referendum?” QUESTION 2: “Election officials. Shall section 7 (2) of article III of the constitution be created to provide that only election officials designated by law may perform tasks in the conduct of primaries, elections, and referendums?” This referendum ballot is a result of 2023 Enrolled Joint Resolution 78, a copy of which can be viewed or downloaded from the Wisconsin Elections Commission website at https://elections.wi.gov/memo/certification-referendum-question-and-type-notice-referendum april-2-2024-spring-election and also on the Legislature’s website at https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/2023/proposals/reg/sen/joint_resolution. A copy also can be obtained from the office of the county clerk at 121 W. Main Street, Port Washington, Wisconsin, or the Legislative Documents Room at 1 East Main Street, Madison, Wisconsin. DONE in the City of Port Washington, County of Ozaukee this 12th day of February, 2024.

 

 

Karen J. Niemuth, Ozaukee County Clerk

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