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Notice is hereby given that the Official Public Test of the automatic tabulating voting equipment for the General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 will be conducted at the Town of Waupaca Town Hall, N3514 Cty Rd E, Waupaca on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

This Public Test is open to the General Public in accordance with Chapter 5, Section 5.84(l), Wisconsin Statutes.


Mary Colden, Clerk

Town of Waupaca






                                                       VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk.  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 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 to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at MyVote.wi.gov.

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, October 29, 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 or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.


Mary Colden   715-256-1450

N3514 Cty Rd E, Waupaca, WI 54981

Monday – Friday, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Friday, October 23 & 30, 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.


The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is / was:

Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 9:00 A.M.

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office:

Friday, October 30, 2020, 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 November 3, 2020.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.