Absentee Voting

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on election day may request to vote an absentee ballot. A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on election day, who has resided in the ward of the municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in the City of Glendale in order to receive an absentee ballot. If you are not sure that you are registered, you can verify the information at MyVote.WI.gov

Requesting an Absentee Ballot

Applications for Absentee Ballot can be downloaded and are also available in the City Clerk's Office. The easiest way to request an absentee ballot is to do so at MyVote.WI.gov  An application or other written request must be submitted to the Clerk's Office before an Absentee Ballot can be issued by mail:

City Clerk's Office
City of Glendale
5909 North Milwaukee River Parkway
Glendale, WI 53209

In-Person Absentee Voting

In-Person Absentee Voting, also known as "Early Voting" takes place in the Clerk's Office during the hours specified prior to the election

Voter Photo ID

Voter Photo ID is required in most absentee voting circumstances. Please visit the Voter Photo ID page for more information.

Special Absentee Provisions

Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, overseas, or serving as a sequestered juror. If this applies to you, contact the City Clerk.

Absentee Ballot Deadlines

  • The deadline for making application to vote absentee by mail is 5 p.m. on the 5th day before the election.
  • The deadline for voting an absentee ballot in the Clerk's Office is 5 p.m. on the Friday before the election.
  • The Municipal Clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before election day to the proper polling place before the polls close on election day. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.