Absentee Voting

For the Spring Election on April 7, 2020:

  • Mailed absentee ballots must be postmarked on April 7 and received by 4 p.m. on April 13 to be counted.

  • Hand delivered ballots or ballots without a postmark must be returned to the polling place by 8 p.m. on April 7 to be counted.

There are various ways voters can request an absentee ballot.  If voters have any questions on the process, please contact City Clerk Leanne Schroeder at (608) 868-6900 ext. 2 or by email at lschroeder@milton-wi.gov.

In-Person at City Hall


In-person absentee voting at City Hall usually begins at least two weeks prior to an election and ends at 5 p.m. the Friday before the election. Check the City's website and social media for specific dates prior to each election. 

Be sure to bring a copy of your Photo ID with you when absentee voting in person.

By Mail

Complete the Absentee Ballot Request form, and include a copy of your Photo ID.
Return Completed Requests To: 
City of Milton
Attn: City Clerk Leanne Schroeder
710 S. Janesville St
Milton, WI  53563

By Email or Fax

Send an email to City Clerk Leanne Schroeder with the following information:
  • Your name
  • Address where you are registered
  • Address where you want the ballot mailed to, if different than your registered address
  • List the election(s) for which you are requesting an absentee ballot
  • Copy of your Photo ID:
Online
  • Go to My Vote WI to request an absentee ballot online.  

Special Circumstances


  • Military voters and voters living outside the U.S. should use the My Vote WI website to request an absentee ballot.
  • If you are in the hospital and unable to go to the polls on Election Day, you can receive an absentee ballot.  Please contact City Clerk Leanne Schroeder at (608) 868-6900 ext. 2 or by email at lschroeder@milton-wi.gov to find out more information.

Additional Guidelines

  • All absentee ballot requests must be received prior to 5 p.m. on the Thursday prior to Election Day (5 p.m. on the Friday before an election for military and indefinitely confined voters).
  • All ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day to be counted.  Voted absentee ballots may be mailed back or returned in person to City Hall prior to 8 p.m. on Election Day.