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, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 10 consecutive days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.  Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing or online at

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 also submit a written request in the form of a letter or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at  Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature.  You may make application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

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, March 28, 2019.

Note: Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, 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.

Tracy Hartman, Clerk - 715-499-0500

Monday thru Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office is/was: March 4, 2019

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office: March 29, 2015 by 5:00 p.m.

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 April 2, 2019. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

2019 Election Cycle

April 2, 2019 - Spring Election

Acceptable Photo ID is required to vote at all elections. If you do not have a Photo ID you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles. For more information please visit Bring it to the Ballot

Voting, Registering to Vote and Absentee Voting

Voting is at the Crescent Town Hall, 3231 Golf Course Road, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. You may register to vote if you have been a resident in the Town of Crescent for 10 days prior to the election and have no intent to move. Proof of Residency is required. Voter ID will be required for all voters for ALL elections. 

Please visit My VOTE Wisconsin for more specific information on registering to vote, absentee voting and more. On January 9, 2017 Online Voter Register launched. If your WI Driver License/ID is current, you may now register to vote online during open registration. Online registration is easy, fast and will make voting on Election Day quicker. For more information please click the My Vote Wisconsin link above. 

If you have an election related questions or need assistance please call or text Tracy Hartman, Clerk, at 715-499-0500 or email

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The April Town Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16th. The Annual Town meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. with the monthly Town Board meeting beginning immediately following the annual town meeting. 

 Seasonal weight limits will go into effect for the Town of Crescent on Friday, March 22nd.