We understand that everyone is extremely busy. Heck, with several scheduled events, WBA might actually be the reason you would have a hard time getting to the polls on November 6.

Fortunately, it’s very easy to vote prior to the election through an absentee ballot. 

Simply go to MyVote.wi.gov to start the process. You will find an online form that will help you with this.

Here are a few deadlines to keep in mind:

November 1, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.- Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot by mail- Regular and Permanent Overseas Voters-  If you are a regular or a Permanent Overseas Voters, your absentee ballot request must be received by your municipal clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 1, 2018. 

November 2, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.- Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot- Indefinitely Confined and Military- If a voter is indefinitely confined or is in the military, your absentee ballot request must be received by your municipal clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 2, 2018. 

Possibly through November 4, 2018 -Deadline for In-Person Absentee-  Voters can possibly request and vote an absentee ballot in-person in their municipal clerk’s office through November 4, 2018.  Office hours vary by municipality. Some municipal offices may not offer additional in-person absentee hours Please contact your municipal clerk for absentee voting hours. 

November 6, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.- Deadline for Hospitalized Voters-  Voters who are in a hospital may request a ballot be brought to them by an appointed agent if they are hospitalized in the 7 days preceding the election.  Hospitalized electors may request an absentee ballot between October 31, 2018, and November 6, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

November 6, 2018 @ 8:00 p.m.- Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot-  If you have already received an absentee ballot, you must return your absentee ballot by mail or delivery to your municipal clerk.  Your ballot must be received by your municipal clerk no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 6, 2018.