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How to Vote in Shawano County

A basic ideal in America is that people control their own destiny. An important way to take control of your future is to vote. Voting is a simple way to shape your neighborhood, county and country. The following will explain how simple it is to vote in Shawano County.

WHO CAN VOTE?
The requirements to vote are:

You must be a U. S. citizen

You must be at least 18 years old on election day

You must have resided in your election district for at least 10 days prior to the election, and

You must not have lost your right to vote (felony, treason, bribery; adjudicated incompetent).

WHERE DO I VOTE?
You vote at your "polling place", which is in a building in your neighborhood, usually a community center or town hall. You can find out the polling place by calling your town clerk, village clerk or city clerk or click here for a list of polling places.

WHEN DO I VOTE?
Election Day is always on a Tuesday.

Spring: Primary: 3rd Tuesday in February
General: 1st Tuesday in April

Fall: Primary: 2nd Tuesday in September of even-numbered years.
General: 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November of
even-numbered years.

All polling places open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. If you are unable to get to your polling place or will be out of town on Election Day, you may vote by "absentee ballot". You can receive your absentee ballot by mail, you can go to your village, city or town clerk's home prior to Election Day to vote or click here for more information on voting by absentee ballot.
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