Elections

2023 Election Dates

View what is on your ballot at MyVote Wisconsin website

Photo ID is required to vote      Proof of Residency is required to register

Guide https://bringit.wi.gov/

Absentee Ballot Application
Form EL-121

You must be REGISTERED TO VOTE before an absentee ballot can be issued.

Apply Online: (notification is sent to the clerk and processes the application)

To apply for an absentee ballot online go to: MyVoteWI.

  • Click/tap on Vote Absentee button/tile.
  • Search your first and last name, and birthdate (do not use hyphens, slashes) 2-digits month, 2-digits day, 4-digits year.
  • If you cannot find yourself, call 920-235-7771 (landline).
  • A qualified photo ID will be required to upload if it is not already on file with the clerk.
  • Contact the town clerk if you need further assistance.

Application regular and oversea electors must be received by the Thursday before an election. 6.86(1)(b) - deadline for indefinitely confined and military electors is the Friday before an election.

Apply by Mail or Email:

Application regular and oversea electors must be received by the Thursday before an election. 6.86(1)(b) - deadline for indefinitely confined and military electors is the Friday before an election.

Mail to:
Town of Oshkosh
1076 Cozy Ln
Oshkosh WI 54901

Email to:
[email protected]

Apply In-Person:

In-person absentee voting begins no earlier than 14-days before an election. 6.86(1)(b) The last day to absentee vote in-person is 5:00 p.m. the Friday before an election at the clerk's office.

Request or track your absentee ballot status at MyVoteWI.

Voter Registration Application
Form EL-131

Qualifications to Register to Vote

  • Are a Citizen of the United States.
  • Have resided at the address provided for at least 28-consecutive days prior to the election and do not currently intend to move.
  • Will be at least 18-years old on or before Election Day.
  • Are not currently serving a sentence including incarceration, parole, probation, or extended supervision for a felony conviction.

Register by mail or email.

English Voter Registration Application form (print form)

Proof of Residency must be included with application.

Application must be postmarked no later than the 3rd Wednesday before the election. 6.28(1)

Mail to:
Town of Oshkosh
1076 Cozy Ln
Oshkosh WI 54901

Email to:
[email protected]

Register Online:

Online application must be submitted no later than the 3rd Wednesday before the election, closing at 11:59pm. 6.28(1)

Register In-Person with the Clerk:

Register to Vote at the Polling Place on Election Day:

Polling Place address:
Town Hall
230 E County Rd Y, Oshkosh, WI 54901

Submit Application to:

Mail: Town of Oshkosh, 1076 Cozy Lane, Oshkosh, WI 54901

Email - [email protected]
Schedule an Appointment - call 920-235-7771 (landline)

Polling Place on Election Day

Town of Oshkosh, Town Hall, 230 E County Rd Y, Oshkosh WI 54901

Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Contact Election Inspectors on Election Day: 920-231-5887 (landline) (town hall)

Wisconsin Elections Commission

For the most current information regarding Election law, procedure, and forms.

Photo ID Law

Bring it to the ballot.WI Real DL

Learn more about Photo ID law and acceptable Photo IDs required to vote at the Bring it to the ballot website, or visit the Wisconsin Elections Commission website.

Free State ID card for voting

For instructions on how to obtain a Free State ID card, please visit:

https://www.bringitwisconsin.com/how-do-i-get-free-state-id-card

Visit your local DMV office (Department of Motor Vehicle).WI State ID

Items to bring with you when applying for a State ID are listed on the DMV website.

ID Card for voting phone (608) 266-1069
All other ID Card questions phone (608) 264-7447

Document verification petition process for a Wisconsin ID Card for voting purposes WIDOT website

I moved and/or changed my name

You must re-register to vote.

  • Wisconsin law requires that you live at your current address for 28 consecutive days to be eligible to vote from your new address.
  • If you lived at your new address for less than 28 consecutive days before the election you are still eligible to vote from your former address.
  • If you have moved to Wisconsin less than 28 consecutive days before an election you may be eligible to cast a Presidential-only ballot.  For more information on eligibility requirements, please see the Voter Eligibility Guide.
  • Photo ID is required to vote. Proof of Residency is required to register.

Run for local town board office

Terms are 2-years; the election is held on the odd-numbered year in a Spring Election.

General information for local government candidacy for 2023 Spring Election: Checklist and Important Dates.

The required forms below must be filed with the Town Clerk by the deadline to be placed on the ballot.

CF-1 - Registration Statement

EL-162 - Declaration of Candidacy

EL-169 - Nomination papers for nonpartisan office

Election Results

View past Election results

Apply to be an Election Inspector

If you are interested in being part of the Election process, please complete the Election Official application and submit to the Town Clerk.

Training is required and provided. Training and working the polls are paid at $12/hour. Election Inspectors work 1/2-day shifts.

More information about being a poll worker/Election inspector can be found at the State website.

Qualifications for an Elections Inspector are:

  • 18-years old or older and US Citizen
  • Read, Write and Understand the English Language
  • Must be a qualified elector of Winnebago County

High school students; if you are interested in being an Elections Inspector the qualifications are:

  • The age of 16 or 17
  • Must be a resident of the Town of Oshkosh
  • Have a 3.0 grade point average or equivalent
  • Have permission from a parent and school representative

Election inspectors are exempt from FICA withholdings up to $1700 gross wage per calendar year.

IRS explanation on exemption and reporting FICA.