Absentee Voting

A federal judge implemented some immediate changes related to absentee voting on Thursday, April 2, 2020 for the Spring Election on April 7, 2020.  Please review the information on the City's website.




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.