Town of New Glarus
Town of New Glarus


Department Detail:  Elections

Department Elections
Address New Glarus Town Hall - 26 5th Avenue
P.O. Box 448
New Glarus, Wisconsin  53574
Phone Number 608-527-2390
Fax Number 608-527-3390
Office Hours Elections are held at the New Glarus Town Hall in New Glarus. Polling Hours are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the day of election.

Voter registration is required statewide for all elections.  If you are not currently registered to vote or have recently moved, please complete a Voter Registration Application and return form to the Town Clerk's Office. Please be sure to include all the documentation as noted on the instructions for completing the Application.

Information on acceptable photo IDs can be found HERE as well as at Bring It to the Ballot Website.

Additional information on what to expect at the polls on Election Day can be found HERE.  

Mailed Voter Registration: Please note that mailed in voter registrations must be postmarked by October 19, 2016 for the General Election (November 8, 2016)


Clerks Office Registration: You may register in person at the Clerk's Office until 5 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016.  You may also register on Election Day.


When completing a voter registration on Election Day you will need to provide your Wisconsin driver’s license number/or state ID number and proof of residency at the polling place. 


Absentee Voting:
In-person absentee voting for the General Election (November 8, 2016) begins TBD at the Clerk's Office until 5 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016.                    

The deadline for making application to vote absentee by mail is 5 p.m. on November 3, 2016. 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.

Deadline for Returning Ballot: The complete ballot must be delivered to the clerk no later than Election Day before the polls close.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted. 

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 reside in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 10 days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.
When submitting an Absentee Voting Application please be sure to include a photo ID as noted on the instructions for completing the application.  Click HERE for a list of acceptable photo ID.

In lieu of photo ID, the voters listed below may satisfy the voter ID requirement by the following means:

  1. Electors who are indefinitely confined - the signature of a witness on the Absentee Certificate Envelope.
  2. Electors residing in care facilities served by Special Voting Deputies - the signature of both deputies on the envelope.
  3. Electors residing in care facilities not served by Special Voting Deputies - the signature of an authorized representative of the care facility.  If the elector is also indefinitely confined, the elector does not need a representative of the facility to sign.
  4. Military, Permanent Overseas, and Confidential Electors - Exempt from the photo ID requirement.

Contact the New Glarus Town Clerk's Office (527-2390) for more information on Voter Registration or Absentee Voting


You may also visit the Elections Division of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board on its website at for election information.


The Facts about Military and Overseas Voting in Wisconsin



Click Here to look up polling place location, your voter registration, or provisional voter status.


Non-English Voter Materials can be obtained from the Elections Division of the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board on its website at


Click Here for a Spanish Voter Registration Application




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