Absentee Voting for August Primary
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.
- has resided in the ward or municipality where they wish to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election.
The elector must also be registered to vote to receive an absentee ballot. Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued*.
Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail
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 make written application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at MyVote.wi.gov.
Your written request must include:
- your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote
- the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different from the address above
- your signature
- a copy of your photo identification*
The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:
5:00 p.m. on the fifth day before the election, Thursday, August 4, 2022.
*Voters who are indefinitely confined due to age, illness, infirmity, or disability may not be required to provide photo ID. If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.
**Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined, 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.
Lisa A. Riley, Village Clerk (608) 623-2777
501 Benson Street, Cobb, WI 53526-9673
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:
Friday, August 5, 2022
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 August 9, 2022. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.
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Notice of Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan update
The Village of Cobb is working on a Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan update and we would want to hear from you!
The Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan update provides an opportunity to look ahead to Cobb’s park and recreation needs for the next five years. The purpose of this plan is to develop goals, objectives and recommendations that will guide Cobb towards the development and improvement of its outdoor recreation facilities. Updating the plan is also an eligibility requirement for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ park and recreation grant funding.
An online survey is now open! The survey was created to help gather input from the public. Please take a moment to fill out the survey at:
The survey will close on February 28th, 2021. If you are unable to access the online survey, please contact the Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission at (608) 342-6005 or firstname.lastname@example.org receive a printed version.
Keep up the good work Village of Cobb residents!
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